Deprecation of BGP Entropy Label Capability Attribute
draft-scudder-mpls-deprecate-bgp-entropy-label-00

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Last updated 2014-06-20 (latest revision 2014-06-18)
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Abstract

RFC 6790 defines the BGP Entropy Label Capability attribute. Regrettably, it has a bug: although RFC 6790 mandates that Entropy Label-incapable routers must remove the attribute, in practice this requirement can't be guaranteed to be fulfilled. This specification deprecates the attribute. A forthcoming document will propose a replacement.

Authors

John Scudder (jgs@juniper.net)
Kireeti Kompella (kireeti@juniper.net)

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