BGPv4 Soft-Notification Message

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This document defines a new message type, the BGP SOFT-NOTIFICATION message that can notify a peer of an error-condition for a particular AFI/SAFI and soft-reset the AFI/SAFI, without terminating the BGP session and without impacting the other AFI/SAFIs exchanged with the peer.


Gargi Nalawade (

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