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Assigned BGP extended communities

Decraene, Bruno and Francois, Pierre (2012) Assigned BGP extended communities. [Standardization Contributions]

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Abstract

This document defines an IANA registry in order to assign non-transitive extended communities from. These are similar to the existing well-known BGP communities defined in RFC 1997 but provide a control over inter-AS community advertisement as, per RFC RFC 4360, they are not transitive across Autonomous System boundaries. For that purpose, this document defines the use of the reserved Autonomous System number 0.65535 in the non-transitive generic four-octet AS specific extended community type.

Item Type: Standardization Contributions
Additional Information: BGP Extended Communities: Within the IDR working group, an IETF working group document ("Assigned BGP extended communities", draft-ietf-idr-reserved-extended-communities-03, and -04 [3]) co-authored with Bruno Decraene, Senior Researcher at France Telecom - Orange, is progressing in its standardization process. This draft is putting a registry into place for "well-known" BGP extended communities. Its goal is to ease the standardization of BGP features relying on BGP extended communities by providing a pool for ISPs and Router Vendors to pick values dedicated to specific BGP features. These documents update a previous version, published in 2011.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Acosta Angel
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2012 08:00
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2013 09:06
URI: http://eprints.networks.imdea.org/id/eprint/323

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