OSPF Two-part Metric

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ospf WG)
Authors Lili Wang  , Acee Lindem  , Dave DuBois  , Vibhor Julka  , Tom McMillan 
Last updated 2015-07-24 (latest revision 2015-01-20)
Replaces draft-zzhang-ospf-two-part-metric
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This document specifies an optional extension to the OSPF protocol, to represent the metric on a multi-access network as two parts: the metric from a router to the network, and the metric from the network to the router. The router to router metric would be the sum of the two.


Lili Wang (liliw@juniper.net)
Acee Lindem (acee@cisco.com)
Dave DuBois (Dave.Dubois@gdc4s.com)
Vibhor Julka (vibhor.julka@l-3com.com)
Tom McMillan (tom.mcmillan@l-3com.com)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)