draft-ietf-idr-deprecate-dpa-etal-00.txt   rfc6938.txt 
Internet Engineering Task Force J. Scudder Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) J. Scudder
Internet-Draft Juniper Networks Request for Comments: 6938 Juniper Networks
Intended status: Informational December 10, 2012 Category: Standards Track May 2013
Expires: June 13, 2013 ISSN: 2070-1721
Deprecation of BGP Path Attributes DPA, ADVERTISER and RCID_PATH / Deprecation of BGP Path Attributes: DPA, ADVERTISER,
CLUSTER_ID and RCID_PATH / CLUSTER_ID
draft-ietf-idr-deprecate-dpa-etal-00
Abstract Abstract
This document requests IANA to deprecate the BGP path attributes DPA, This document requests IANA to deprecate the following BGP path
ADVERTISER, and RCID_PATH / CLUSTER_ID, associated with an abandoned attributes: DPA, ADVERTISER, and RCID_PATH / CLUSTER_ID, associated
Internet Draft and a Historic RFC, respectively. with an abandoned Internet-Draft and a Historic RFC.
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1. Introduction 1. Introduction
As of this writing the BGP Path Attributes registry maintained by As of this writing, the BGP Path Attributes registry maintained by
IANA contains entries for DPA, ADVERTISER, and RCID_PATH / IANA contains entries for DPA, ADVERTISER, and RCID_PATH /
CLUSTER_ID. The first of these is associated with CLUSTER_ID. The first of these is associated with [BGPDPA], an
[draft-ietf-idr-bgp-dpa-05], an Internet Draft that was abandoned in Internet-Draft that was abandoned in 1996. The latter are associated
1996. The latter are associated with [RFC1863], an RFC that was with [RFC1863], an RFC that was reclassified as Historic by [RFC4223]
reclassified as Historic by [RFC4223] in 2005. Neither of these in 2005. Neither specification is currently in use, nor have they
specifications is in use now, nor ever was. ever been.
Note that the deprecated CLUSTER_ID is distinct from CLUSTER_LIST Note that the deprecated CLUSTER_ID is distinct from CLUSTER_LIST
[RFC4456]. CLUSTER_LIST is not being deprecated. [RFC4456]. CLUSTER_LIST is not being deprecated.
2. IANA Considerations 2. IANA Considerations
This document requests IANA to mark the BGP Path Attributes registry Per this document, IANA has marked the BGP Path Attributes registry
entries for DPA (Value 11), ADVERTISER (Value 12), and RCID_PATH / entries for DPA (Value 11), ADVERTISER (Value 12), and RCID_PATH /
CLUSTER_ID (Value 13) as "Deprecated". CLUSTER_ID (Value 13) as "deprecated".
3. Security Considerations 3. Security Considerations
There are no meaningful security consequences arising from this There are no meaningful security consequences arising from this
registry update. registry update.
4. Informative References 4. Informative References
[BGPDPA] Chen, E. and T. Bates, "Destination Preference Attribute
for BGP", Work in Progress, March 1996.
[RFC1863] Haskin, D., "A BGP/IDRP Route Server alternative to a full [RFC1863] Haskin, D., "A BGP/IDRP Route Server alternative to a full
mesh routing", RFC 1863, October 1995. mesh routing", RFC 1863, October 1995.
[RFC4223] Savola, P., "Reclassification of RFC 1863 to Historic", [RFC4223] Savola, P., "Reclassification of RFC 1863 to Historic",
RFC 4223, October 2005. RFC 4223, October 2005.
[RFC4456] Bates, T., Chen, E., and R. Chandra, "BGP Route [RFC4456] Bates, T., Chen, E., and R. Chandra, "BGP Route
Reflection: An Alternative to Full Mesh Internal BGP Reflection: An Alternative to Full Mesh Internal BGP
(IBGP)", RFC 4456, April 2006. (IBGP)", RFC 4456, April 2006.
[draft-ietf-idr-bgp-dpa-05]
Chen, E. and T. Bates, "Destination Preference Attribute
for BGP", 1996.
Author's Address Author's Address
John Scudder John Scudder
Juniper Networks Juniper Networks
1194 N. Mathilda Ave 1194 N. Mathilda Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089 Sunnyvale, CA 94089
USA USA
Email: jgs@juniper.net EMail: jgs@juniper.net
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