[rfc-dist] RFC 5642 on Dynamic Hostname Exchange Mechanism for OSPF

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        RFC 5642

        Title:      Dynamic Hostname Exchange Mechanism for 
        Author:     S. Venkata, S. Harwani,
                    C. Pignataro, D. McPherson
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       August 2009
        Mailbox:    svenkata at google.com, 
                    sharwani at cisco.com, 
                    cpignata at cisco.com,
                    danny at arbor.net
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 19227
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ospf-dynamic-hostname-05.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5642.txt

This document defines a new OSPF Router Information (RI) TLV that
allows OSPF routers to flood their hostname-to-Router-ID mapping
information across an OSPF network to provide a simple and dynamic
mechanism for routers running OSPF to learn about symbolic hostnames,
just like for routers running IS-IS.  This mechanism is applicable to

This document is a product of the Open Shortest Path First IGP Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
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