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IS-IS Minimum Remaining Lifetime (RFC7987) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000248039D
Original Publication Date: 2016-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Oct-20
Document File: 18 page(s) / 18K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

L. Ginsberg: AUTHOR [+5]


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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                       L. Ginsberg Request for Comments: 7987                                      P. Wells Category: Standards Track                                  Cisco Systems ISSN: 2070-1721                                              B. Decraene                                                                   Orange                                                            T. Przygienda                                                                  Juniper                                                               H. Gredler                                                             RtBrick Inc.                                                             October 2016

                     IS-IS Minimum Remaining Lifetime


   Corruption of the Remaining Lifetime field in a Link State Protocol    Data Unit (LSP) can go undetected.  In certain scenarios, this may    cause or exacerbate flooding storms.  It is also a possible denial-    of-service attack vector.  This document defines a backwards-    compatible solution to this problem.

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

 Ginsberg, et al.             Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7987                IS-IS Remaining Lifetime            October 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 Components extracted from this doc...