BFD for routes learned trough Route-servers in IXPs
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Wed Sep 16 21:12:34 UTC 2020
On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 4:55 PM Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:
> >>> So, I was searching on how to solve that and I found a draft (8th release)
> >>> with the intention to solve that...
> >>> https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-idr-rs-bfd-08
> >>> 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
> > implemented"
> if i had meant to say that, i probably would have. no one on this
> thread has called it anything other than a draft, so i am quite unsure
> what your point is; and i will not put words in your mouth.
I think the OP said:
" At least 10 years after the release of RFC
> >>> until the refresh os every router involved in IXPs in the world."
it's not an rfc yet.
> sadly, these years, vendors do not seem to care a lot about drafts,
> rfcs, ... anything which sells.
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