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I-D ACTION:draft-rekhter-bgp-mpls-restart-00.txt



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	Title		: Graceful Restart Mechanism for BGP with MPLS
	Author(s)	: Y. Rekhter, R. Aggarwal
	Filename	: draft-rekhter-bgp-mpls-restart-00.txt
	Pages		: 8
	Date		: 22-Oct-01
	
[1] describes a mechanism for BGP that would help minimize the
negative effects on routing caused by BGP restart. This document
extends this mechanism to also minimize the negative effects on MPLS
forwarding when BGP is used to carry MPLS labels [2]. The mechanism
described in this document is agnostic with respect to the types of
the addresses carried in the BGP NLRI. As such it works in
conjunction with any of the address famililies that could be carried
in BGP (e.g., IPv4, IPv6, etc...)

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