RFC 5838

Support of Address Families in OSPFv3, April 2010

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5838.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updated by:
RFC 6969, RFC 7949
Authors:
A. Lindem, Ed.
S. Mirtorabi
A. Roy
M. Barnes
R. Aggarwal
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ospf (rtg)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC5838

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Abstract

This document describes a mechanism for supporting multiple address families (AFs) in OSPFv3 using multiple instances. It maps an AF to an OSPFv3 instance using the Instance ID field in the OSPFv3 packet header. This approach is fairly simple and minimizes extensions to OSPFv3 for supporting multiple AFs. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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