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Re: OSPFv3 : Referenced LS Type for Intra-Area-Prefix LSA
From: Acee Lindem (aceeREDBACK.COM)
Date: Tue Apr 01 2003 - 12:14:17 CST
Ankur Sheth wrote:
> Section 18.104.22.168 of RFC 2740 (Page 32-35) states that the value to be used
> for Referenced LS Type is 0x2001 when it is a Router LSA reference and
> 0x2002 when it is a Network LSA reference. However Section A.4.9 of the
> same RFC (Page 71-73) states "...If Referenced LS type is 1, the prefixes
> are associated with a router-LSA, ..... If Referenced LS type is 2, the
> prefixes are associated with a network-LSA....".
> My question is which is the correct one? I know of atleast 2 vendors who
> use 0x2001 and 0x2002.
0x2001 and 0x2002 are correct. Section A.4.9 has left out the flooding scope
portion of the LSA type. I'm keeping track of these omissions (in case we
ever re-issue RFC 2740 with update) and I will update the errata page with
the RFC editor.