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Advertising a Router's Local Addresses in OSPF Traffic Engineering (TE) Extensions (RFC5786)

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Original Publication Date: 2010-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Mar-11
Document File: 14 page(s) / 16K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

R. Aggarwal: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

1.1. Motivation

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                       R. Aggarwal Request for Comments: 5786                                   K. Kompella Updates: 3630                                           Juniper Networks Category: Standards Track                                     March 2010 ISSN: 2070-1721

                  Advertising a Router's Local Addresses               in OSPF Traffic Engineering (TE) Extensions

Abstract

   OSPF Traffic Engineering (TE) extensions are used to advertise TE    Link State Advertisements (LSAs) containing information about TE-    enabled links.  The only addresses belonging to a router that are    advertised in TE LSAs are the local addresses corresponding to TE-    enabled links, and the local address corresponding to the Router ID.

   In order to allow other routers in a network to compute Multiprotocol    Label Switching (MPLS) Traffic Engineered Label Switched Paths (TE    LSPs) to a given router's local addresses, those addresses must also    be advertised by OSPF TE.

   This document describes procedures that enhance OSPF TE to advertise    a router's local addresses.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc5786.

 Aggarwal & Kompella          Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 5786         Advertising a Local Router's Addresses       March 2010

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