OSPF Stub Router Advertisement

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In some cases, it is desirable not to route transit traffic via a specific OSPF router. However, OSPF [RFC2328] does not specify a standard way to accomplish this. This memo describes a backward- compatible technique that may be used by OSPF implementations to advertise unavailability to forward transit traffic or to lower the preference level for the paths through such a router.


Alex Zinin (azinin@cisco.com)
Alvaro Retana (alvaro@cisco.com)
Liem Nguyen (lhnguyen@cisco.com)
Russ White (riw@cisco.com)
Danny McPherson (danny@arbor.net)

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