Prioritized Treatment of Specific OSPF Version 2 Packets and Congestion Avoidance
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, ospf mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, ospf chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Prioritized Treatment of Specific OSPF Version 2 Packets and Congestion Avoidance' to BCP The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Prioritized Treatment of Specific OSPF Version 2 Packets and Congestion Avoidance ' <draft-ietf-ospf-scalability-10.txt> as a BCP This document is the product of the Open Shortest Path First IGP Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Bill Fenner and Ross Callon. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-ospf-scalability-10.txt
Technical Summary This document recommends methods that are intended to improve the scalability and stability of large networks using OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) protocol. The methods include processing OSPF Hellos and LSA (Link State Advertisement) Acknowledgments at a higher priority compared to other OSPF packets, and other congestion avoidance procedures. Working Group Summary The document has been extensively reviewed by the WG and modified to accomodate provided comments. There was a WG consensus on this document. Protocol Quality The specification has been reviewed for the IESG by Bill Fenner and Alex Zinin.