Hi Les, Well I am talking about IP routable identifier which I can place on the front of the packet and which can assure that the packet will arrive at given area.
Then Area SID becomes analogy of Node SID :) Thx On Mon, Aug 3, 2020 at 7:40 PM Les Ginsberg (ginsberg) <ginsb...@cisco.com> wrote: > Robert – > > > > Both OSPF and IS-IS have area identifiers which are advertised. > > Why would we need to invent another identifier for an area? > > > > Les > > > > > > *From:* Robert Raszuk <rob...@raszuk.net> > *Sent:* Monday, August 03, 2020 10:31 AM > *To:* Les Ginsberg (ginsberg) <ginsb...@cisco.com> > *Cc:* bruno.decra...@orange.com; tony...@tony.li; email@example.com > *Subject:* Re: [Lsr] New Version Notification for > draft-ietf-lsr-isis-area-proxy-02.txt > > > > *Les,* > > > > *> But currently the draft is defining a SID which is NOT associated with > a prefix.* > > + > > > *But if the proposal is to use a SID associated with a prefix then I > see no need to invent a new SID advertisement.* > > > > How about we first define an "Area Prefix" (IP address being a property of > an area) then assign SID to it ? > > > > - - - > > > > How odd it may sound I would like to still be able to direct traffic (read > ip tunnel) traffic to an area without any SID. > > > > Thx, > R. > > >
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