Analysis of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) Security According to KARP Design Guide

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Authors Manav Bhatia  , Dacheng Zhang  , Mahesh Jethanandani 
Last updated 2013-04-16 (latest revision 2012-10-20)
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This document analyzes the Bidirectional Forwarding Detection protocol (BFD) according to the guidelines set forth in section 4.2 of KARP Design Guidelines [RFC6518].


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Mahesh Jethanandani (

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