BGP Monitoring Protocol (BMP), June 2016
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Updated by:
- RFC 8671
- J. Scudder, Ed.
- grow (ops)
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This document defines the BGP Monitoring Protocol (BMP), which can be used to monitor BGP sessions. BMP is intended to provide a convenient interface for obtaining route views. Prior to the introduction of BMP, screen scraping was the most commonly used approach to obtaining such views. The design goals are to keep BMP simple, useful, easily implemented, and minimally service affecting. BMP is not suitable for use as a routing protocol.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.