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Filtering of Overlapping Routes

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Last updated: 2014-04-20 (latest revision 2013-10-17)
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This document proposes an optional mechanism to remove a prefix when it overlaps with a functionally equivalent shorter prefix. The proposed mechanism does not require any changes to the BGP protocol.


Russ White <>
Alvaro Retana <>
Susan Hares <>

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