BCP 112

RFC 4222

Prioritized Treatment of Specific OSPF Version 2 Packets and Congestion Avoidance, October 2005

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/bcp/bcp112.txt
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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Author:
G. Choudhury, Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ospf (rtg)

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Abstract

This document recommends methods that are intended to improve the scalability and stability of large networks using Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Version 2 protocol. The methods include processing OSPF Hellos and Link State Advertisement (LSA) Acknowledgments at a higher priority compared to other OSPF packets, and other congestion avoidance procedures. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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