OSPF Reverse Metric, December 2022
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- K. Talaulikar, Ed.
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This document specifies the extensions to OSPF that enable a router to use Link-Local Signaling (LLS) to signal the metric that receiving OSPF neighbor(s) should use for a link to the signaling router. When used on the link to the signaling router, the signaling of this reverse metric (RM) allows a router to influence the amount of traffic flowing towards itself. In certain use cases, this enables routers to maintain symmetric metrics on both sides of a link between them.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.