BGP Remote-Next-Hop

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (idr WG)
Authors Gunter Van de Velde  , Keyur Patel  , Dhananjaya Rao  , Robert Raszuk  , Randy Bush 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2015-03-09)
Replaced by RFC 9012
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Polled for WG adoption but not adopted, Revised I-D Needed - Issue raised by WG
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-idr-tunnel-encaps
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The BGP Remote-Next-Hop attribute is an optional transitive attribute intended to facilitate automatic tunnelling across an AS for an NLRI in a given address family. The attribute carries one or more tunnel end-points and associated tunnel encapsulation information for a NLRI.


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Keyur Patel (
Dhananjaya Rao (
Robert Raszuk (
Randy Bush (

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