draft-snijders-idr-deprecate-30-31-129-00.txt   draft-snijders-idr-deprecate-30-31-129-01.txt 
IDR J. Snijders IDR J. Snijders
Internet-Draft NTT Internet-Draft NTT
Intended status: Standards Track October 28, 2016 Intended status: Standards Track October 28, 2016
Expires: May 1, 2017 Expires: May 1, 2017
Deprecation of BGP Path Attribute 30, 31, 129 Deprecation of BGP Path Attribute values 30, 31 and 129
draft-snijders-idr-deprecate-30-31-129-00 draft-snijders-idr-deprecate-30-31-129-01
Abstract Abstract
This document requests IANA to deprecate the following BGP path This document requests IANA to deprecate the following BGP path
attributes values 30, 31 and 129. attributes values: 30, 31 and 129.
Requirements Language
The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
"SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" are to
be interpreted as described in [RFC2119] only when they appear in all
upper case. They may also appear in lower or mixed case as English
words, without normative meaning.
Status of This Memo Status of This Memo
This Internet-Draft is submitted in full conformance with the This Internet-Draft is submitted in full conformance with the
provisions of BCP 78 and BCP 79. provisions of BCP 78 and BCP 79.
Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering
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the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as
described in the Simplified BSD License. described in the Simplified BSD License.
Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
2. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
3. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 3. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
4. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 4. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
4.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Appendix A. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
4.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Appendix A. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
It has been discovered that certain BGP Path Attribute values have It has been discovered that certain BGP Path Attribute values have
been used in BGP implementations which have been deployed in the wild been used in BGP implementations which have been deployed in the wild
while not being assigned by the IANA for such usage. This has led to while not being assigned by the IANA for such usage. This has led to
deployment problems for new technologies such as Large BGP deployment problems for new technologies such as Large BGP
Communities [I-D.ietf-idr-large-community]. Communities [I-D.ietf-idr-large-community].
The squatting of values 30, 31 and 129 has been confirmed by the The squatting of values 30, 31 and 129 has been confirmed by the
involved vendors. involved vendors.
2. IANA Considerations 2. IANA Considerations
Per this document, IANA has marked the BGP Path Attributes registry Per this document, IANA has marked values 30, 31 and 129 as
entries for values 30, 31, 129 as "deprecated". "deprecated" in the "BGP Path Attributes" registry under the "Border
Gateway Protocol (BGP) Parameters" group.
3. Security Considerations 3. Security Considerations
There are no meaningful security consequences arising from this There are no meaningful security consequences arising from this
registry update. registry update.
4. References 4. Informative References
4.1. Normative References
[RFC2119] Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate
Requirement Levels", BCP 14, RFC 2119,
DOI 10.17487/RFC2119, March 1997,
<http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc2119>.
4.2. Informative References
[I-D.ietf-idr-large-community] [I-D.ietf-idr-large-community]
Heitz, J., Snijders, J., Patel, K., Bagdonas, I., Simpson, Heitz, J., Snijders, J., Patel, K., Bagdonas, I., Simpson,
A., and N. Hilliard, "Large BGP Communities", draft-ietf- A., and N. Hilliard, "Large BGP Communities", draft-ietf-
idr-large-community-05 (work in progress), October 2016. idr-large-community-05 (work in progress), October 2016.
Appendix A. Acknowledgements Appendix A. Acknowledgements
The author would like to gratefully acknowledge Marlien Vijfhuizen The author would like to gratefully acknowledge Marlien Vijfhuizen
who helped discover the squatting of value 30. who helped discover the squatting of value 30.
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