BGP BFD Strict-Mode
draft-merciaz-ietf-idr-bgp-bfd-strict-mode-01

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Abstract

This document specifies extensions to RFC4271 BGP-4 that enable a BGP speaker to signal additional Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) extensions using an optional parameter BFD capability. This BFD capability enables a BGP speaker to prevent a BGP session from being established until a BFD session is established. It is referred to as BGP BFD "strict-mode". BGP BFD strict-mode will be supported when both the local speaker and its remote peer are BFD strict-mode capable, Otherwise, a BGP speaker and its peer should not require a BFD session for BGP session establishment.

Authors

Mercia Zheng (merciaz@cisco.com)
Acee Lindem (acee@cisco.com)

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