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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ospf-ppp-flood-00.txt



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This draft is a work item of the Open Shortest Path First IGP Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Flooding over parallel point-to-point links
	Author(s)	: J. Moy
	Filename	: draft-ietf-ospf-ppp-flood-00.txt
	Pages		: 7
	Date		: 16-Nov-00
	
The OSPF routing protocol synchronizes its link-state database over
all links. However, when multiple point-to-point links connect a
pair of OSPF routers, it is only necessary to flood over one of the
parallel links. This can be done in a backward-compatible fashion,
without requiring negotiation between neighboring routers, as
described in this memo.

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