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Inter-Domain Policy Routing Protocol Specification: Version 1 (RFC1479)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002306D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

M. Steenstrup: AUTHOR

Abstract

We present the set of protocols and procedures that constitute Inter-Domain Policy Routing (IDPR). IDPR includes the virtual gateway protocol, the flooding protocol, the route server query protocol, the route generation procedure, the path control protocol, and the data message forwarding procedure.

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Network Working Group M. Steenstrup

Request for Comments: 1479 BBN Systems and Technologies

July 1993

Inter-Domain Policy Routing Protocol Specification: Version 1

Status of this Memo

This RFC specifies an IAB standards track protocol for the Internet

community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.

Please refer to the current edition of the "IAB Official Protocol

Standards" for the standardization state and status of this protocol.

Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Abstract

We present the set of protocols and procedures that constitute

Inter-Domain Policy Routing (IDPR). IDPR includes the virtual

gateway protocol, the flooding protocol, the route server query

protocol, the route generation procedure, the path control protocol,

and the data message forwarding procedure.

Contributors

The following people have contributed to the protocols and procedures

described in this document: Helen Bowns, Lee Breslau, Ken Carlberg,

Isidro Castineyra, Deborah Estrin, Tony Li, Mike Little, Katia

Obraczka, Sam Resheff, Martha Steenstrup, Gene Tsudik, and Robert

Woodburn.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

1.1. Domain Elements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

1.2. Policy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

1.3. IDPR Functions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

1.3.1. IDPR Entities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

1.4. Policy Semantics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

1.4.1. Source Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

1.4.2. Transit Policies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

1.5. IDPR Message Encapsulation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

1.5.1. IDPR Data Message Format. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11

1.6. Security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12

1.7. Timestamps and Clock Synchronization. . . . . . . . . . . . .13

1.8. Network Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14

1.8.1. Policy Gateway Configuration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17

1.8.2. Route Server Configuration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18

2. Control Message Transport Protocol. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18

2.1. Message Transmission. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20

2.2. Message Reception . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22

2.3. Message Validation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23

2.4. CMTP Message Formats. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24

3. Virtual Gateway Protocol. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27

3.1. Message Scope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28

3.1.1. Pair-PG Messages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28

3.1.2. Intra-VG Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29

3.1.3. Inter-VG Messages . . . . . ....