The Shutdown Communication BGP Cease Notification Message subcode

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (idr WG)
Authors Job Snijders  , Jakob Heitz  , John Scudder 
Last updated 2016-11-30 (latest revision 2016-11-15)
Replaced by RFC 8203
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This document defines the BGP Cease NOTIFICATION message "Shutdown Communication" subcode for operators to transmit a short freeform message to describe why a BGP session was shutdown.


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John Scudder (

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