Covering Prefixes Outbound Route Filter for BGP-4

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (bess WG)
Authors Huajin Jeng  , Luay Jalil  , Ron Bonica  , Yakov Rekhter  , Keyur Patel  , Lucy Yong  , Xiaohu Xu 
Last updated 2014-10-22 (latest revision 2014-09-23)
Replaces draft-bonica-l3vpn-orf-covering-prefixes
Replaced by RFC 7543
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Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
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This document defines a new ORF-type, called the "Covering Prefixes ORF (CP-ORF)". CP-ORF is applicable in Virtual Hub-and-Spoke VPNs. It also is applicable in BGP/MPLS Ethernet VPN (EVPN) Networks.


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