[rfc-dist] RFC 6549 on OSPFv2 Multi-Instance Extensions

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        RFC 6549

        Title:      OSPFv2 Multi-Instance Extensions 
        Author:     A. Lindem, A. Roy,
                    S. Mirtorabi
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       March 2012
        Mailbox:    acee.lindem at ericsson.com, 
                    akr at cisco.com, 
                    sina at cisco.com
        Pages:      9
        Characters: 16639
        Updates:    RFC2328

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ospf-multi-instance-09.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6549.txt

OSPFv3 includes a mechanism to support multiple instances of the
protocol running on the same interface.  OSPFv2 can utilize such a
mechanism in order to support multiple routing domains on the same

This document defines the OSPFv2 Instance ID to enable separate
OSPFv2 protocol instances on the same interface.  Unlike OSPFv3 where
the Instance ID can be used for multiple purposes, such as putting
the same interface in multiple areas, the OSPFv2 Instance ID is
reserved for identifying protocol instances.

This document updates RFC 2328.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
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