RFC 7684

OSPFv2 Prefix/Link Attribute Advertisement, November 2015

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7684.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
P. Psenak
H. Gredler
R. Shakir
W. Henderickx
J. Tantsura
A. Lindem
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ospf (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7684

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Abstract

OSPFv2 requires functional extension beyond what can readily be done with the fixed-format Link State Advertisements (LSAs) as described in RFC 2328. This document defines OSPFv2 Opaque LSAs based on Type-Length-Value (TLV) tuples that can be used to associate additional attributes with prefixes or links. Depending on the application, these prefixes and links may or may not be advertised in the fixed-format LSAs. The OSPFv2 Opaque LSAs are optional and fully backward compatible.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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