Re: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ospf-cap-07.txt

Acee Lindem <acee@CISCO.COM> Fri, 10 June 2005 18:51 UTC

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From: Acee Lindem <acee@CISCO.COM>
Subject: Re: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ospf-cap-07.txt
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This version of the draft attempts to satisfy Adrian Farrel's comments as
well as including an LSA definition for OSPFv3. At this point, I'd like
to re-last call it.

All comments should be sent to this list by 12 AM (EDT), 06/24/2005.

A URL for this Internet-Draft is:

A URL for this Internet-Draft is:

There is (at least) one typo in the IANA considerations that I will
fix prior to queueing the document for IESG review. 


Internet-Drafts@IETF.ORG wrote:

>A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
>This draft is a work item of the Open Shortest Path First IGP Working Group of the IETF.
>	Title		: Extensions to OSPF for Advertising Optional Router 
>			  Capabilities
>	Author(s)	: A. Lindem, et al.
>	Filename	: draft-ietf-ospf-cap-07.txt
>	Pages		: 14
>	Date		: 2005-5-23
>It is useful for routers in an OSPFv2 or OSPFv3 routing domain to
>   know the capabilities of their neighbors and other routers in the
>   routing domain.  This draft proposes extensions to OSPFv2 and OSPFv3
>   for advertising optional router capabilities.  A new Router
>   Information (RI) LSA is proposed for this purpose.  In OSPFv2, the RI
>   LSA will be implemented with a new opaque LSA type ID.  In OSPFv3,
>   the RI LSA will be implemented with a new LSA type function code.  In
>   both protocols, the RI LSA can be advertised at any of the defined
>   flooding scopes (link, area, or AS).
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