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Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) Directed Return Path

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (mpls WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Greg Mirsky , Jeff Tantsura , Ilya Varlashkin , Mach Chen
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2015-08-07)
Replaced by draft-ietf-mpls-bfd-directed
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
Document shepherd Ross Callon
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-mpls-bfd-directed
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) is expected to monitor bi- directional paths. When a BFD session monitors in its forward direction an explicitly routed path there is a need to be able to direct egress BFD peer to use specific path as reverse direction of the BFD session.


Greg Mirsky
Jeff Tantsura
Ilya Varlashkin
Mach Chen

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