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Routing Policy Specification Language next generation (RPSLng) (RFC4012)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000099096D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-12
Document File: 17 page(s) / 35K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

L. Blunk: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

This memo introduces a new set of simple extensions to the Routing Policy Specification Language (RPSL), enabling the language to document routing policies for the IPv6 and multicast address families currently used in the Internet.

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Network Working Group                                           L. Blunk

Request for Comments: 4012                                 Merit Network

Updates: 2725, 2622                                             J. Damas

Category: Standards Track                    Internet Systems Consortium

                                                               F. Parent

                                                                  Hexago

                                                          A. Robachevsky

                                                                RIPE NCC

                                                              March 2005

     Routing Policy Specification Language next generation (RPSLng)

Status of this Memo

   This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the

   Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

   improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet

   Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state

   and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2005).

Abstract

   This memo introduces a new set of simple extensions to the Routing

   Policy Specification Language (RPSL), enabling the language to

   document routing policies for the IPv6 and multicast address families

   currently used in the Internet.

Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

   2.  Specifying routing policy for different address families . . .  2

       2.1.  Ambiguity Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

       2.2.  The afi dictionary attribute . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

       2.3.  RPSL dictionary extensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

       2.4.  IPv6 RPSL types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

       2.5.  mp-import, mp-export, and mp-default . . . . . . . . . .  4

             2.5.1.  <mp-peering> . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

             2.5.2.  <mp-filter>  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

             2.5.3.  Policy examples  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7

   3.  route6 Class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7

   4.  Updates to existing Classes to support the extensions  . . . .  8

       4.1.  as-set Class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8

       4.2.  route-set Clas...