BGP Monitoring Protocol (BMP) (RFC7854)
Original Publication Date: 2016-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jun-29
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
J. Scudder: AUTHOR [+3]
Many researchers and network operators wish to have access to the contents of routers' BGP Routing Information Bases (RIBs) as well as a view of protocol updates the router is receiving. This monitoring task cannot be realized by standard protocol mechanisms. Prior to the introduction of BMP, this data could only be obtained through screen scraping.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) J. Scudder, Ed. Request for Comments: 7854 Juniper Networks Category: Standards Track R. Fernando ISSN: 2070-1721 Cisco Systems S. Stuart Google June 2016
BGP Monitoring Protocol (BMP)
This document defines the BGP Monitoring Protocol (BMP), which can be used to monitor BGP sessions. BMP is intended to provide a convenient interface for obtaining route views. Prior to the introduction of BMP, screen scraping was the most commonly used approach to obtaining such views. The design goals are to keep BMP simple, useful, easily implemented, and minimally service affecting. BMP is not suitable for use as a routing protocol.
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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.
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RFC 7854 BGP Monitoring Protocol June 2016
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