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Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) for Multi-point Networks and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) Use Case

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Greg Mirsky , Jeff Tantsura , Gyan Mishra
Last updated 2021-03-26
Replaced by draft-mtm-rtgwg-vrrp-p2mp-bfd
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This document discusses the use of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) for multipoint networks to provide Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) with sub-second Master convergence and defines the extension to bootstrap point-to-multipoint BFD session. This draft updates RFC 5798.


Greg Mirsky
Jeff Tantsura
Gyan Mishra

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