BGP Remote-Next-Hop

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Gunter Van de Velde  , Keyur Patel  , Dhananjaya Rao  , Robert Raszuk  , Randy Bush 
Last updated 2013-04-25 (latest revision 2012-10-22)
Replaced by RFC 9012, RFC 9012
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The BGP Remote-Next-Hop is a new optional transitive attribute intended to facilitate automatic tunneling across an AS on a per address family basis. The attribute carries one or more tunnel end- points for a NLRI. Additionally, tunnel encapsulation information is communicated to successfully setup these tunnels.


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Dhananjaya Rao (
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