Application Specific Attributes Advertisement with BGP Link-State
draft-ietf-idr-bgp-ls-app-specific-attr-01

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Inter-Domain Routing                                       K. Talaulikar
Internet-Draft                                                 P. Psenak
Intended status: Standards Track                           Cisco Systems
Expires: May 19, 2020                                        J. Tantsura
                                                                  Apstra
                                                       November 16, 2019

   Application Specific Attributes Advertisement with BGP Link-State
               draft-ietf-idr-bgp-ls-app-specific-attr-01

Abstract

   Various link attributes have been defined in link-state routing
   protocols like OSPF and IS-IS in the context of the MPLS Traffic
   Engineering (TE) and GMPLS.  BGP Link-State (BGP-LS) extensions have
   been defined to distribute these attributes along with other topology
   information from these link-state routing protocols.  Many of these
   link attributes can be used for applications other than MPLS TE or
   GMPLS.

   Extensions to link-state routing protocols have been defined for such
   link attributes which enable distribution of their application
   specific values.  This document defines extensions to BGP-LS address-
   family to enable advertisement of these application specific
   attributes as a part of the topology information from the network.

Requirements Language

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "NOT RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and
   "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in BCP
   14 [RFC2119] [RFC8174] when, and only when, they appear in all
   capitals, as shown here.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Application Specific Link Attributes TLV  . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Application Specific Link Attributes  . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   4.  Procedures  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   5.  Deployment Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   6.  Backward Compatibility  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   8.  Manageability Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     8.1.  Operational Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     8.2.  Management Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   9.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   10. Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   11. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     11.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     11.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12

1.  Introduction

   Various link attributes have been defined in link-state routing
   protocols (viz.  IS-IS [RFC1195], OSPFv2 [RFC2328] and OSPFv3
   [RFC5340] ) in the context of the MPLS traffic engineering and GMPLS.
   All these attributes are distributed by these protocols using TLVs
   that were originally defined for traditional MPLS Traffic Engineering
   (i.e. using RSVP-TE [RFC3209]) or GMPLS [RFC4202] applications.

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