draft-ietf-grow-diverse-bgp-path-dist-00.txt   draft-ietf-grow-diverse-bgp-path-dist-01.txt 
GROW Working Group R. Raszuk, Ed. GROW Working Group R. Raszuk, Ed.
Internet-Draft Cisco Systems Internet-Draft R. Fernando
Intended status: Informational D. McPherson Intended status: Informational K. Patel
Expires: December 22, 2010 Arbor Networks Expires: December 25, 2010 Cisco Systems
D. McPherson
Arbor Networks
K. Kumaki K. Kumaki
KDDI Corporation KDDI Corporation
June 20, 2010 June 23, 2010
Distribution of diverse BGP paths. Distribution of diverse BGP paths.
draft-ietf-grow-diverse-bgp-path-dist-00 draft-ietf-grow-diverse-bgp-path-dist-01
Abstract Abstract
The BGP4 protocol specifies the selection and propagation of a single The BGP4 protocol specifies the selection and propagation of a single
best path for each prefix. As defined today BGP has no mechanisms to best path for each prefix. As defined today BGP has no mechanisms to
distribute paths other then best path between it's speakers. This distribute paths other then best path between it's speakers. This
behaviour results in number of disadvantages for new applications and behaviour results in number of disadvantages for new applications and
services. services.
This document presents an alternative mechanism for solving the This document presents an alternative mechanism for solving the
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This Internet-Draft will expire on December 22, 2010. This Internet-Draft will expire on December 25, 2010.
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10. IANA Considerations 10. IANA Considerations
The new mechanism for diverse BGP path dissemination does not require The new mechanism for diverse BGP path dissemination does not require
any new allocations from IANA. any new allocations from IANA.
11. Contributors 11. Contributors
The following people contributed significantly to the content of the The following people contributed significantly to the content of the
document: document:
Keyur Patel Selma Yilmaz
Cisco Systems Cisco Systems
170 West Tasman Drive 170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134 San Jose, CA 95134
US US
Email: keyupate@cisco.com Email: seyilmaz@cisco.com
Rex Fernando Satish Mynam
Cisco Systems Cisco Systems
170 West Tasman Drive 170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134 San Jose, CA 95134
US US
Email: rex@cisco.com Email: mynam@cisco.com
Isidor Kouvelas Isidor Kouvelas
Cisco Systems Cisco Systems
170 West Tasman Drive 170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134 San Jose, CA 95134
US US
Email: kouvelas@cisco.com Email: kouvelas@cisco.com
12. Acknowledgments 12. Acknowledgments
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Authors' Addresses Authors' Addresses
Robert Raszuk (editor) Robert Raszuk (editor)
Cisco Systems Cisco Systems
170 West Tasman Drive 170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134 San Jose, CA 95134
US US
Email: raszuk@cisco.com Email: raszuk@cisco.com
Rex Fernando
Cisco Systems
170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
US
Email: rex@cisco.com
Keyur Patel
Cisco Systems
170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
US
Email: keyupate@cisco.com
Danny McPherson Danny McPherson
Arbor Networks Arbor Networks
Email: danny@arbor.net Email: danny@arbor.net
Kenji Kumaki Kenji Kumaki
KDDI Corporation KDDI Corporation
Garden Air Tower Garden Air Tower
Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8460 Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8460
Japan Japan
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