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Advertisement of Multiple Paths in BGP

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Daniel Walton
Last updated 2008-07-14
Replaced by RFC 7911
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-idr-add-paths
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


In this document we propose a BGP extension that allows the advertisement of multiple paths for the same address prefix without the new paths implicitly replacing any previous ones. The essence of the extension is that each path is identified by a path identifier in addition to the address prefix.


Daniel Walton

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