Internet Exchange BGP Route Server (RFC7947)
Original Publication Date: 2016-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Sep-08
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
E. Jasinska: AUTHOR [+3]
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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) E. Jasinska Request for Comments: 7947 BigWave IT Category: Standards Track N. Hilliard ISSN: 2070-1721 INEX R. Raszuk Bloomberg LP N. Bakker Akamai Technologies B.V. September 2016
Internet Exchange BGP Route Server
This document outlines a specification for multilateral interconnections at Internet Exchange Points (IXPs). Multilateral interconnection is a method of exchanging routing information among three or more External BGP (EBGP) speakers using a single intermediate broker system, referred to as a route server. Route servers are typically used on shared access media networks, such as IXPs, to facilitate simplified interconnection among multiple Internet routers.
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.
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RFC 7947 IXP BGP Route Server September 2016
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