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Internet Exchange BGP Route Server (RFC7947) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000247440D
Original Publication Date: 2016-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Sep-08
Document File: 24 page(s) / 27K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

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.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at

 Jasinska, et al.             Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7947                  IXP BGP Route Server            September 2016

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   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    ( 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...