Extended Message support for BGP
draft-ymbk-bgp-extended-messages-02

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https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ymbk-bgp-extended-messages-02.txt

Abstract

The current BGP specification mandates a maximum BGP message size of 4096 octets. As BGP is extended to support newer AFI/SAFIs, there is a need to extend the maximum message size beyond 4096 octets. This draft provides an extension for BGP to extend its current message size for BGP messages from 4096 octets to 65535 octets.

Authors

Keyur Patel (keyupate@cisco.com)
David Ward (dward@cisco.com)
Randy Bush (randy@psg.com)

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