Transitive BGP Graceful Restart

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This document defines an extension to BGP Graceful Restart that reduces the negative impact of multiple inter-connected routers restarting. The proposed mechanism does not require any changes to the BGP protocol.


Haifeng Zhang (
Alvaro Retana (

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