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BGP Neighbor Discovery
draft-xu-idr-neighbor-autodiscovery-11

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Document Type This is an older version of an Internet-Draft whose latest revision is Expired
Authors Xiaohu Xu , Ketan Talaulikar , Kunyang Bi , Jeff Tantsura , Nikos Triantafillis
Last updated 2019-10-18 (Latest revision 2019-04-16)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state Candidate for WG Adoption
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at:
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-xu-idr-neighbor-autodiscovery-11.txt

Abstract

BGP is being used as the underlay routing protocol in some large- scaled data centers (DCs). Most popular design followed is to do hop-by-hop external BGP (EBGP) session configurations between neighboring routers on a per link basis. The provisioning of BGP neighbors in routers across such a DC brings its own operational complexity. This document introduces a BGP neighbor discovery mechanism that greatly simplifies BGP operations in such DC and other networks by automatic setup of BGP sessions between neighbor routers using this mechanism.

Authors

Xiaohu Xu
Ketan Talaulikar
Kunyang Bi
Jeff Tantsura
Nikos Triantafillis

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