Deprecation of BGP Path Attributes DPA, ADVERTISER and RCID_PATH / CLUSTER_ID
Author(s): John Scudder
This document requests IANA to deprecate the BGP path attributes DPA, ADVERTISER, and RCID_PATH / CLUSTER_ID, associated with an abandoned Internet Draft and a Historic RFC, respectively....
Internet Engineering Task Force J. Scudder Internet-Draft Juniper Networks Intended status: Informational December 10, 2012 Expires: June 13, 2013 Deprecation of BGP Path Attributes DPA, ADVERTISER and RCID_PATH / CLUSTER_ID draft-ietf-idr-deprecate-dpa-etal-00 Abstract This document requests IANA to deprecate the BGP path attributes DPA, ADVERTISER, and RCID_PATH / CLUSTER_ID, associated with an abandoned Internet Draft and a Historic RFC, respectively. Status of this Memo This Internet-Draft is submitted in full conformance with the provisions of BCP 78 and BCP 79. Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). Note that other groups may also distribute working documents as Internet-Drafts. The list of current Internet- Drafts is at http://datatracker.ietf.org/drafts/current/. Internet-Drafts are draft documents valid for a maximum of six months and may be updated, replaced, or obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is inappropriate to use Internet-Drafts as reference material or to cite them other than as "work in progress." This Internet-Draft will expire on June 13, 2013. Copyright Notice Copyright (c) 2012 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the document authors. All rights reserved. This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal Provisions Relating to IETF Documents (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of publication of this document. Please review these documents carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect to this document. Code Components extracted from this document must include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as described in the Simplified BSD License. Scudder Expires June 13, 2013 [Page 1] Internet-Draft Deprecation of DPA et al December 2012 1. Introduction As of this writing the BGP Path Attributes registry maintained by IANA contains entries for DPA, ADVERTISER, and RCID_PATH / CLUSTER_ID. The first of these is associated with [draft-ietf-idr-bgp-dpa-05], an Internet Draft that was abandoned in 1996. The latter are associated with [RFC1863], an RFC that was reclassified as Historic by [RFC4223] in 2005. Neither of these specifications is in use now, nor ever was. Note that the deprecated CLUSTER_ID is distinct from CLUSTER_LIST [RFC4456]. CLUSTER_LIST is not being deprecated. 2. IANA Considerations This document requests IANA to mark the BGP Path Attributes registry entries for DPA (Value 11), ADVERTISER (Value 12), and RCID_PATH / CLUSTER_ID (Value 13) as "Deprecated". 3. Security Considerations There are no meaningful security consequences arising from this registry update. 4. Informative References [RFC1863] Haskin, D., "A BGP/IDRP Route Server alternative to a full mesh routing", RFC1863, October 1995. [RFC4223] Savola, P., "Reclassification of RFC1863 to Historic", RFC4223, October 2005. [RFC4456] Bates, T., Chen, E., and R. Chandra, "BGP Route Reflection: An Alternative to Full Mesh Internal BGP (IBGP)", RFC4456, April 2006. [draft-ietf-idr-bgp-dpa-05] Chen, E. and T. Bates, "Destination Preference Attribute for BGP", 1996. Scudder Expires June 13, 2013 [Page 2] Internet-Draft Deprecation of DPA et al December 2012 Author's Address John Scudder Juniper Networks 1194 N. Mathilda Ave Sunnyvale, CA 94089 USA Email: email@example.com Scudder Expires June 13, 2013 [Page 3]