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Optical BGP (OBGP): InterAS lightpath provisioning

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Florent Parent , Bill St-Arnaud , Marc Blanchet
Last updated 2001-03-02
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This work investigates intra-AS lightpath provisioning using BGP. BGP is currently deployed across the different autonomous systems on the Internet, so investigating how a BGP approach to provision lightpaths across autonomous systems is of great interest. This work proposes extensions to BGP to this end.


Florent Parent
Bill St-Arnaud
Marc Blanchet

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