BGP Maximum Prefix Limits

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Authors Job Snijders  , Melchior Aelmans 
Last updated 2019-09-09 (latest revision 2019-03-08)
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This document describes mechanisms to limit the negative impact of route leaks [RFC7908] and/or resource exhaustion in BGP [RFC4271] implementations.


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