RFC 5309

Point-to-Point Operation over LAN in Link State Routing Protocols, October 2008

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5309.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
N. Shen, Ed.
A. Zinin, Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
isis (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC5309

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Abstract

The two predominant circuit types used by link state routing protocols are point-to-point and broadcast. It is important to identify the correct circuit type when forming adjacencies, flooding link state database packets, and representing the circuit topologically. This document describes a simple mechanism to treat the broadcast network as a point-to-point connection from the standpoint of IP routing. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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