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Revised BGP Maximum Prefix Limits Outbound

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Melchior Aelmans , , Job Snijders
Last updated 2021-08-22 (Latest revision 2021-02-18)
Replaces draft-sa-idr-maxprefix
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This document updates RFC4271 by adding a control mechanism which limits the negative impact of outbound route leaks (RFC7908) in order to prevent resource exhaustion in Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) implementations.


Melchior Aelmans
Job Snijders

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