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Transitive BGP Graceful Restart

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Haifeng Zhang, Alvaro Retana
Last updated 2013-09-26 (Latest revision 2013-03-25)
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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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