Host Router Support for OSPFv2
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: The IESG <email@example.com>, Yingzhen Qu <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Protocol Action: 'Host Router Support for OSPFv2' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-ospf-ospfv2-hbit-12.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Host Router Support for OSPFv2' (draft-ietf-ospf-ospfv2-hbit-12.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Link State Routing Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Alvaro Retana, Martin Vigoureux and Deborah Brungard. A URL of this Internet Draft is: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-ospf-ospfv2-hbit/
Technical Summary The Open Shortest Path First Version 2 (OSPFv2) does not have a mechanism for a node to repel transit traffic if it is on the shortest path. This document defines a bit (Host-bit) that enables a router to advertise that it is a non-transit router." It also describes the changes needed to support the H-bit in the domain. In addition, this document updates RFC 6987 to advertise type-2 External and NSSA LSAs with a high cost in order to repel traffic effectively. Working Group Summary Except for a long processing time, the draft has strong WG support. Document Quality This is a straight forward draft, and similar function exists in ISIS and OSPFv3. Personnel Yingzhen Qu is the Document Shepherd. Alvaro Retana is the Responsible Area Director.