Re: [v6ops] BGP Identifier

Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> Fri, 14 February 2014 06:51 UTC

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> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-fan-idr-ipv6-bgp-id
>   "IPv6 BGP Identifier Capability for BGP-4", Peng Fan, Zhenqiang Li,
>   2014-02-12

please no.  if you can not assign a unique four octet integer to each
router in your network, then you have much bigger problems.  and adding
a capability and more complexity to try to patch over your inability to
configure your routers will just compound your problems.

randy