An Architecture of Central Controlled Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

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As the Software Defined Networks (SDN) solution develops, BGP is extended to support central control. This document introduces an architecture of using BGP for central controlling. Some use cases under this new framework are also discussed. For specific use cases, making necessary extensions in BGP are required.


Zhenbin Li (
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Shunwan Zhuang (

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