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        RFC 3137

        Title:      OSPF Stub Router Advertisement
        Author(s):  A. Retana, L. Nguyen, R. White, A. Zinin,
                    D. McPherson
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       June 2001
        Mailbox:    aretana@cisco.com, lhnguyen@cisco.com,
                    riw@cisco.com, azinin@cisco.com,
        Pages:      5
        Characters: 8140
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ospf-stub-adv-02.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3137.txt

This memo describes a backward-compatible technique that may be used
by OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) implementations to advertise
unavailability to forward transit traffic or to lower the preference
level for the paths through such a router.  In some cases, it is
desirable not to route transit traffic via a specific OSPF router.
However, OSPF does not specify a standard way to accomplish this.

This document is a product of the Open Shortest Path First IGP Working
Group of the IETF.

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