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Clarification of the Flowspec Redirect Extended Community (RFC7674)

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Original Publication Date: 2015-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Feb-06
Document File: 14 page(s) / 13K

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Related People

J. Haas: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

"Dissemination of Flow Specification Rules" [RFC5575], commonly known as BGP Flowspec, provided for a BGP Extended Community [RFC4360] that served to redirect traffic to a Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) instance that matched the flow specification's Network Layer Reachability Information (NLRI). In RFC 5575, the Redirect Extended Community was documented as follows:

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                      J. Haas, Ed. Request for Comments: 7674                              Juniper Networks Updates: 5575                                               October 2015 Category: Standards Track ISSN: 2070-1721

        Clarification of the Flowspec Redirect Extended Community

Abstract

   This document updates RFC 5575 ("Dissemination of Flow Specification    Rules") to clarify the formatting of the BGP Flowspec Redirect    Extended Community.

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/rfc7674.

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 Haas                         Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7674          Flowspec Redirect Extended Community      October 2015

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3    2.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5      2.1.  BGP Transitive Extended Community Types . . . . . . . . .   5      2.2.  Update to BGP Generic Transitive Experimental Use            Extended Community Sub-Types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5      2.3.  Generic Transitive Experimental Use Extended Community            Part 2 Sub-Types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5      2.4.  Generic Transitive Experimental Use Extended Community            Part 3 Sub-Types  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6    3.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6    4.  Normative References  . . ....