Covering Prefixes Outbound Route Filter for BGP-4 (RFC7543)
Original Publication Date: 2015-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-May-05
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
H. Jeng: AUTHOR [+5]
A BGP [RFC4271] speaker can send Outbound Route Filters (ORFs) [RFC5291] to a peer. The peer uses ORFs to filter routing updates that it sends to the BGP speaker. Using ORF, a BGP speaker can realize a "route pull" paradigm in which the BGP speaker, on demand, pulls certain routes from the peer.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) H. Jeng Request for Comments: 7543 AT&T Category: Standards Track L. Jalil ISSN: 2070-1721 Verizon R. Bonica Juniper Networks K. Patel Cisco Systems L. Yong Huawei Technologies May 2015
Covering Prefixes Outbound Route Filter for BGP-4
This document defines a new Outbound Route Filter (ORF) type, called the Covering Prefixes ORF (CP-ORF). CP-ORF is applicable in Virtual Hub-and-Spoke VPNs. It also is applicable in BGP/MPLS Ethernet VPN (EVPN) networks.
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RFC 7543 Covering Prefixes ORF May 2015
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