BFD for routes learned trough Route-servers in IXPs

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at
Wed Sep 16 20:48:17 UTC 2020

On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 9:40 PM Randy Bush <randy at> wrote:
> > So, I was searching on how to solve that and I found a draft (8th release)
> > with the intention to solve that...
> >
> >
> > If understood correctly, the effective implementation of it will depend on
> > new code on any BGP engine that will want to do that check.
> > It is kind of frustrating... At least 10 years after the release of RFC
> > until the refresh os every router involved in IXPs in the world.
> you have a better (== easier to implement and deploy) signaling path?
> the draft passed wglc in 1948.  it is awaiting two implementations, as
> is the wont of the idr wg.

I think you also mean to say: "this is actually still a DRAFT and not
an RFC, so really no BGP implementor is beholden to this document,
unless they have coin bearing customers who wish to see this feature

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