Host Router Support for OSPFv2, April 2020
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 6987
- K. Patel
- lsr (rtg)
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The Open Shortest Path First Version 2 (OSPFv2) protocol does not have a mechanism for a node to repel transit traffic if it is on the shortest path. This document defines a bit called the Host-bit (H-bit). This bit enables a router to advertise that it is a non-transit router. This document also describes the changes needed to support the H-bit in the domain. In addition, this document updates RFC 6987 to advertise Type 2 External and Not-So-Stubby Area (NSSA) Link State Advertisements (LSAs) (RFC 3101) with a high cost in order to repel traffic effectively.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.