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Purge Originator Identification TLV for IS-IS

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Authors Fang Wei , Yue Qin , Zhenqiang Li , Tony Li , Jie Dong
Last updated 2010-03-08
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At present an IS-IS purge does not contain any information identifying the Intermediate System (IS) that generates the purge. This makes it difficult to locate the source IS. To address this issue, this document defines a TLV to be added to purges to record the system ID of the IS generating it. Since normal LSP flooding does not change LSP contents, this TLV should propagate with the purge.


Fang Wei
Yue Qin
Zhenqiang Li
Tony Li
Jie Dong

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