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Date: Wed Apr 24 2002 - 07:04:12 CDT
A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
Title : Congestion Avoidance & Control for OSPF Networks
Author(s) : J. Ash et al.
Filename : draft-ash-manral-ospf-congestion-control-00.txt
Date : 23-Apr-02
Based on overload and failure experience with link-state protocols, this
draft identifies means to enable link-state protocols to:
o avoid getting into congestion states wherever possible
o respond gracefully to network overloads and failures
o gracefully recover from massive loss of topology database
The proposed mechanisms include the following:
o throttle setups of link adjacencies
o reduce the rate of flooding of link-state-advertisements(LSAs)
o prioritized treatment of Hello & LSA ack packets
o database backup & resynchronization for graceful recovery from loss
of topology database information.
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