BGPSEC Protocol Specification

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Last updated 2012-01-25 (latest revision 2011-03-07)
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This document describes BGPSEC, a mechanism for providing path security for BGP route advertisements. BGPSEC is implemented via a new optional non-transitive BGP path attribute.


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