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Multi-Threaded Routing Toolkit (MRT) Routing Information Export Format with BGP Additional Path Extensions (RFC8050)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000250043D
Original Publication Date: 2017-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-May-20
Document File: 12 page(s) / 11K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

C. Petrie: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

The MRT record format [RFC6396] was developed to provide researchers and engineers a means to encapsulate, export, and archive routing protocol transactions and RIB snapshots.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                         C. Petrie Request for Comments: 8050                                      RIPE NCC Category: Standards Track                                        T. King ISSN: 2070-1721                                                   DE-CIX                                                                 May 2017

  Multi-Threaded Routing Toolkit (MRT) Routing Information Export Format                   with BGP Additional Path Extensions

Abstract

   This document extends the Multi-threaded Routing Toolkit (MRT) export    format for Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routing information by    supporting the advertisement of multiple paths in BGP extensions.

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/rfc8050.

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   Copyright (c) 2017 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.

Petrie & King                Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 8050            Additional Path Extensions in MRT           May 2017

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    2.  Rationale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    3.  MRT Subtypes for Types BGP4MP/BGP4MP_ET . . . . . . . . . . .   3    4.  MRT Subtypes for Type TABLE_DUMP_V2 . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3      4.1.  AFI/SAFI-Specific RIB Subtypes  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4      4.2.  RIB_GENERIC_ADDPATH Subtype . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4    5. ...