[rfc-dist] RFC 5309 on Point-to-Point Operation over LAN in Link State Routing Protocols

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        RFC 5309

        Title:      Point-to-Point Operation over LAN in 
                    Link State Routing Protocols 
        Author:     N. Shen, Ed.,
                    A. Zinin, Ed.
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       October 2008
        Mailbox:    naiming at cisco.com, 
                    alex.zinin at alcatel-lucent.com
        Pages:      10
        Characters: 21287
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-isis-igp-p2p-over-lan-06.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5309.txt

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.

This document is a product of the IS-IS for IP Internets Working Group of the IETF.


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