Prioritized Treatment of Specific OSPF Version 2 Packets and Congestion Avoidance, October 2005
- File formats:
- BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
- Updated by:
- RFC 9454
- G. Choudhury, Ed.
- ospf (rtg)
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This document recommends methods that are intended to improve the scalability and stability of large networks using Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Version 2 protocol. The methods include processing OSPF Hellos and Link State Advertisement (LSA) Acknowledgments at a higher priority compared to other OSPF packets, and other congestion avoidance procedures. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.