Graceful Restart mechanism for BGP
draft-ramachandra-bgp-restart-04

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Abstract

This document proposes a mechanism for BGP that would help minimize the negative effects on routing caused by BGP restart. An End-of-RIB marker is specified and can be used to convey routing convergence information. A new BGP capability, termed 'Graceful Restart Capability', is defined which would allow a BGP speaker to express its ability to preserve forwarding state during BGP restart. Finally, procedures are outlined for temporarily retaining routing information across a TCP transport reset.

Authors

Srihari Ramachandra (rsrihari@cisco.com)
Yakov Rekhter (yakov@juniper.net)
Rex Fernando (rex@cisco.com)
John Scudder (jgs@bgp.nu)

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