Does anyone know if Cisco has plans to support RFC3623 (Graceful OSPF Restart) ?
I read the RFC, but I cannot really figure out if the RFC refers to OSPF Nonstop Forwarding (NSF) Awareness, a feature that is supported by Cisco since IOS 12.15(T).
Check the link below for an explanation of how NSF is implemented, is that what you are looking for ?
OSPF Nonstop Forwarding (NSF) Awareness
There are actually two different sets of RFCs in this area, the graceful restart RFC, and then this set:
(which are all expired at the moment, but we should be issuing new versions at some point, I would think)
They are completely different systems, with completely different technical characteristics. Cisco already supports the three drafts mentioned above, and is working on support for the Moy standard.
I guess what led me to ask is that I did not see Cisco listed in the latest implementation report for OSPF GR.
Thanks for clarifying this, anyway.
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