BGP Route Policy and Attribute Trace Using BMP

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Authors Feng Xu  , Thomas Graf  , Yunan Gu  , Shunwan Zhuang  , Zhenbin Li 
Last updated 2021-01-27 (latest revision 2020-07-26)
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The generation of BGP adj-rib-in, local-rib or adj-rib-out comes from BGP route exchange and route policy processing. BGP Monitoring Protocol (BMP) provides the monitoring of BGP adj-rib-in [RFC7854], BGP local-rib [I-D.ietf-grow-bmp-local-rib] and BGP adj-rib-out [I-D.ietf-grow-bmp-adj-rib-out]. By monitoring these BGP RIB's the full state of the network is visible, but how route-policies affect the route propagation or changes BGP attributes is still not. This document describes a method of using BMP to record the trace data on how BGP routes are (not) changed under the process of route policies.


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