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Seamless Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (S-BFD) for IPv4, IPv6, and MPLS (RFC7881)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246898D
Original Publication Date: 2016-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jul-13
Document File: 16 page(s) / 16K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

C. Pignataro: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

Seamless Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (S-BFD) [RFC7880] defines a generalized mechanism to allow network nodes to seamlessly perform continuity checks to remote entities. This document defines necessary procedures for using S-BFD in IPv4, IPv6, and MPLS environments.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                      C. Pignataro Request for Comments: 7881                                       D. Ward Category: Standards Track                                          Cisco ISSN: 2070-1721                                                 N. Akiya                                                      Big Switch Networks                                                                July 2016

           Seamless Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (S-BFD)                         for IPv4, IPv6, and MPLS

Abstract

   This document defines procedures for using Seamless Bidirectional    Forwarding Detection (S-BFD) in IPv4, IPv6, and MPLS environments.

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 7841.

   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/rfc7881.

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   Copyright (c) 2016 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.  Code Components extracted from this document must    include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of    the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as    described in the Simplified BSD License.

Pignataro, et al.            Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7881          Seamless BFD for IPv4, IPv6, and MPLS        July 2016

 Table of Contents

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

   2. S-BFD UDP Port ..................................................2

   3. S-BFD Echo UDP Port .............................................3

   4. S-BFD Control Packet Demultiplexing .............................3

   5. Initiator Procedures ............................................3

      5.1. Details of S-BFD Control Packets Sent by SBFDInitiator ......