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Filtering of Overlapping Routes

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Russ White , Alvaro Retana , Susan Hares
Last updated 2016-10-06 (Latest revision 2016-04-04)
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


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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