RFC 8202 on IS-IS Multi-Instance

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RFC 8202 on IS-IS Multi-Instance

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        RFC 8202

        Title:      IS-IS Multi-Instance
        Author:     L. Ginsberg,
                    S. Previdi,
                    W. Henderickx
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       June 2017
        Mailbox:    [hidden email],
                    [hidden email],
                    [hidden email]
        Pages:      16
        Characters: 35114
        Obsoletes:  RFC 6822

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-isis-mi-bis-03.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8202

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8202

This document describes a mechanism that allows a single router to
share one or more circuits among multiple Intermediate System to
Intermediate System (IS-IS) routing protocol instances.

Multiple instances allow the isolation of resources associated with
each instance.  Routers will form instance-specific adjacencies.
Each instance can support multiple topologies.  Each topology has a
unique Link State Database (LSDB).  Each Protocol Data Unit (PDU)
will contain a new Type-Length-Value (TLV) identifying the instance
and the topology (or topologies) to which the PDU belongs.

This document obsoletes RFC 6822.

This document is a product of the IS-IS for IP Internets Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet Standards Track
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