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I-D ACTION:draft-chen-bgp-avoid-collision-00.txt



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	Title		: BGP Connection Collision Avoidance
	Author(s)	: E. Chen, J. Yuan
	Filename	: draft-chen-bgp-avoid-collision-00.txt
	Pages		: 4
	Date		: 2003-9-16
	
To simplify the BGP session bringup logic, in this document we
propose a revision that allows a BGP speaker to play only the active
or the passive role in establishing a BGP connection with another BGP
speaker.  A BGP speaker determines whether it will play the active or
passive role based on the AS numbers and/or the peering addresses
involved.

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