Ron Bonica wrote:
> I don't think that Graceful Restart will be available in call cases. For
> example, it is likely to be unavailable on eBGP sessions between
> providers and their customers.
Why? Why would TCP-Auth be accepted where graceful restart isn't?
A technical argument would be useful here, but if this is a marketing
prediction, it isn't.
> Joe Touch wrote:
>> Barry Greene (bgreene) wrote:
>>>>> You may or may not be right regarding this issue. However,
>>>> the point
>>>>> is moot. For better or worse, that decision was made years
>>>> ago and BGP
>>>>> became the infrastructure upon which interdomain routing is based.
>>>>> This isn't about to change any time soon.
>>>> It is already changing, if it hasn't already - the relevant
>>>> IDs are cited in my draft.
>>> Where? I don't see that nor conversations which lead me to believe there
>>> is movement to push for a major change on massive consensus and working
>>> code with our SP routing protocol practice today.
>>> If there is some WG discussing this, please clue me in.
>> This problem has already been addressed in extensions to BGP and BGP
>> for MPLS, in a mechanism known as "graceful restart" [Re05][Sa04].
>> [Re05] Rekhter, Y., R. Aggarwal, "Graceful Restart Mechanism for
>> BGP with MPLS," draft-ietf-mpls-bgp-mpls-restart-05, (work
>> in progress), Aug. 2005.
>> [Sa04] Sangli, S., Y. Rekhter, R. Fernando, J. Scudder, E. Chen,
>> "Graceful Restart Mechanism for BGP," draft-ietf-idr-
>> restart-10 (work in progress), June 2004.
>> The latter was an unfortunately old reference; there was a -11 version
>> issued in May 2006, and a new version issued just 2 days ago:
>> draft-ietf-idr-restart-12 Graceful Restart Mechanism for BGP Srihari
>> Sangli idr 12-Jun-06
>> I encourage you to visit the IDR WG and ask them this question. Also
>> OSPF as per below, if of interest.
>> Some others missed in the first version of the draft (it was a -00 ;-):
>> RFC4167 Graceful OSPF Restart Implementation Report A. Lindem
>> 2005 ASCII INFORMATIONAL
>> RFC3623 Graceful OSPF Restart J. Moy, P. Pillay-Esnault, A. Lindem
>> November 2003 ASCII PROPOSED STANDARD
>> RFC3478 Graceful Restart Mechanism for Label Distribution Protocol M.
>> Leelanivas, Y. Rekhter, R. Aggarwal February 2003 ASCII PROPOSED
>> draft-holla-ospf-update-graceful-restart-01 Update to OSPF Graceful
>> Restart procedure Ashok Holla individual 10-Mar-06
>> draft-ietf-ospf-ospfv3-graceful-restart-04 OSPFv3 Graceful Restart
>> Padma Pillay-Esnault, Acee Lindem ospf 8-May-06
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