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I-D ACTION:draft-venkateswaran-idr-bgp4-sync-00.txt



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	Title		: Synchronization in Border Gateway Protocol
	Author(s)	: V. Girish
	Filename	: draft-venkateswaran-idr-bgp4-sync-00.txt
	Pages		: 8
	Date		: 2003-3-7
	
BGP (Border gateway Protocol) is a routing protocol, which shares
the information of its routing table on incremental basis.
BGP needs to interact with the IGP peers within the autonomous
system when all the routers inside the autonomous system do not run
BGP. This document provides a detailed implementation of
synchronization in BGP.
This document specifies some implementation specifics of
synchronization and also throws some of the pros and cons involved
in implementing synchronization. This also reveals the points to be
taken care when transition happens from synchronization to No
synchronization and vice versa. Some of the precautions that are to
be taken before implementing synchronization in BGP are also
highlighted here.

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