BGP Extended Communities Attribute
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From: The IESG
To: IETF-Announce Cc: Internet Architecture Board , RFC Editor , idr mailing list , idr chair Subject: Protocol Action: 'BGP Extended Communities Attribute' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'BGP Extended Communities Attribute ' as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Inter-Domain Routing Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Bill Fenner and Ross Callon. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-idr-bgp-ext-communities-10.txt
Technical Summary Extended Communities are an extension to BGP-4 which may be used to provide flexible control over the distribution of routing information. They may also be used to distribute additional details associated with routing information (e.g., link bandwidth). Working Group Summary The Working Group supports publication of this document. Protocol Quality Bill Fenner reviewed this spec for the IESG. Seven interoperable implementations were described in the implementation survey. RFC Editor Note Please add the following citation to the normative references section: [RFC4020] Kompella, K. and A. Zinin, "Early IANA Allocation of Standards Track Code Points", BCP 100, RFC 4020, February 2005. and change the reference to [kompella-zinin] in paragraph 5 of section 7 to [RFC4020].