RFC 8092

BGP Large Communities Attribute, February 2017

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc8092.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
J. Heitz, Ed.
J. Snijders, Ed.
K. Patel
I. Bagdonas
N. Hilliard
Stream:
IETF
Source:
idr (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8092

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Abstract

This document describes the BGP Large Communities attribute, an extension to BGP-4. This attribute provides a mechanism to signal opaque information within separate namespaces to aid in routing management. The attribute is suitable for use with all Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs) including four-octet ASNs.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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