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OSPF Incremental Link State Database Synchronization

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Alvaro Retana , Acee Lindem
Last updated 2013-01-14 (Latest revision 2012-07-13)
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The ability of OSPF to transport non-routing information to be used by other applications was defined by the Opaque LSA Option. In order to not impact the convergence of routing information, this document describes a simple process to incrementally synchronize the routing and non-routing information residing in an OSPF link-state database.


Alvaro Retana
Acee Lindem

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