Open Shortest Path First v2 (OSPFv2) Parameters

Created
2007-04-25
Last Updated
2014-10-02
Note
Please also see: 
    [http://www.iana.org/assignments/ospf-authentication-codes]
    [http://www.iana.org/assignments/bandwidth-constraints-model-ids]
    [http://www.iana.org/assignments/ospf-dd-packet-flags/ospf-dd-packet-flags.xml]
    [http://www.iana.org/assignments/ospf-lls-tlvs]
    [http://www.iana.org/assignments/ospf-opaque-types]
    [http://www.iana.org/assignments/ospf-mt-routing]
    [http://www.iana.org/assignments/ospf-sig-alg]
    [http://www.iana.org/assignments/ospf-traffic-eng-tlvs]
  
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Registries included below

OSPFv2 Options Registry (8 bits)

Registration Procedure(s)
Standards Action
Reference
[RFC4940]
Available Formats

CSV
Value Description Reference
0x01 MT-bit [RFC4915]
0x02 E-bit [RFC2328]
0x04 MC-bit [RFC1584][RFC5110]
0x08 N/P-bit [RFC3101]
0x10 L-bit [RFC5613]
0x20 DC-bit [RFC1793]
0x40 O-bit [RFC5250]
0x80 DN-bit [RFC4576]

OSPF Packet Type (both v2 and v3)

Reference
[RFC2328][RFC4940]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
1-127 Standards Action
128-255 Reserved
Value Description Reference
0 Reserved
1 Hello [RFC2328]
2 Database Description [RFC2328]
3 Link State Request [RFC2328]
4 Link State Update [RFC2328]
5 Link State Ack [RFC2328]
6-127 Unassigned
128-255 Reserved

OSPFv2 Link State (LS) Type

Reference
[RFC2328][RFC4940]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
1-127 Standards Action
128-255 Reserved
Value Description Reference
0 Reserved [RFC4940]
1 Router-LSA [RFC2328]
2 Network-LSA [RFC2328]
3 Summary-LSA (IP network) [RFC2328]
4 Summary-LSA (ASBR) [RFC2328]
5 AS-external-LSA [RFC2328]
6 Group-membership-LSA [RFC1584][RFC5110]
7 NSSA AS-external LSA [RFC3101]
8 Reserved
9 Link-scoped Opaque LSA [RFC5250]
10 Area-scoped Opaque LSA [RFC5250]
11 AS-scoped Opaque LSA [RFC5250]
12-127 Unassigned
128-255 Reserved

OSPFv2 Router LSA Link Type (Value 1)

Reference
[RFC4940]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
1-127 Standards Action
128-255 Reserved
Value Description Reference
0 Reserved [RFC4940]
1 Point-to-Point connection to another router [RFC2328]
2 Transit Network [RFC2328]
3 Stub Network [RFC2328]
4 Virtual Link [RFC2328]

OSPF Router Information (RI) TLVs

Reference
[RFC4970]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures Note
1-32767 Standards Action
32768-32777 Experimentation IANA does not assign
32778-65535 Reserved IANA does not assign
Type Value Capabilities Reference
0 Reserved [RFC4970]
1 RI Informational Capabilities [RFC4970]
2 Unassigned
3 TE-MESH-GROUP TLV (IPv4) [RFC4972]
4 TE-MESH-GROUP TLV (IPv6) [RFC4972]
5 TE Node Capability Descriptor [RFC5073]
6 PCED [RFC5088]
7 OSPF Dynamic Hostname [RFC5642]
8 SR-Algorithm TLV (TEMPORARY - registered 2014-06-26, expires 2015-06-26) [draft-ietf-ospf-segment-routing-extensions]
9 SID/Label Range TLV (TEMPORARY - registered 2014-06-26, expires 2015-06-26) [draft-ietf-ospf-segment-routing-extensions]
10-32767 Unassigned
32768-32777 Experimentation [RFC4970]
32778-65535 Reserved [RFC4970]

OSPF Router Informational Capability Bits

Registration Procedure(s)
Standards Action
Reference
[RFC4970]
Available Formats

CSV
Bit Capabilities Reference
0 OSPF graceful restart capable [RFC3623]
1 OSPF graceful restart helper [RFC3623]
2 OSPF Stub Router support [RFC3137]
3 OSPF Traffic Engineering support [RFC3630]
4 OSPF point-to-point over LAN [N. Shen, A. Zinin, "Point-to-point operation over LAN in link-state routing protocols", Work in Progress, April 2006.]
5 OSPF Experimental TE [RFC4973]
6-31 Unassigned

OSPFv2 Router Properties Registry

Registration Procedure(s)
Standards Action
Reference
[RFC4940]
Available Formats

CSV
Value Description Reference
0x01 B-bit [RFC2328]
0x02 E-bit [RFC2328]
0x04 V-bit [RFC2328]
0x08 W-bit [RFC1584][RFC5110]
0x10 Nt-bit [RFC3101]

OSPFv2 Grace LSA Top Level TLV

Reference
[RFC4940]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures Note
1-255 Standards Action
256-65519 Reserved IANA does not assign
65520-65527 Experimentation IANA does not assign
65528-65535 Vendor Private Use IANA does not assign
Value Description Reference
0 Reserved
1 Grace Period [RFC3623]
2 Graceful Restart reason [RFC3623]
3 IP Interface Address [RFC3623]
4-255 Unassigned
256-65519 Reserved
65520-65527 Experimentation
65528-65535 Vendor Private Use

Path Computation Element (PCE) Capability Flags

Registration Procedure(s)
IETF consensus
Reference
[RFC5088]
Available Formats

CSV
Bit Capability Description Reference
0 Path computation with GMPLS link constraints [RFC5088]
1 Bidirectional path computation [RFC5088]
2 Diverse path computation [RFC5088]
3 Load-balanced path computation [RFC5088]
4 Synchronized paths computation [RFC5088]
5 Support for multiple objective functions [RFC5088]
6 Support for additive path constraints (max hop count, etc.) [RFC5088]
7 Support for request prioritization [RFC5088]
8 Support for multiple requests per message [RFC5088]
9 Global Concurrent Optimization (GCO) [RFC5557]
10 P2MP path computation [RFC6006]
11-31 Unassigned

OSPFv2 Instance IDs

Registration Procedure(s)
Standards Action
Reference
[RFC6549]
Available Formats

CSV
Value Designation Reference
0 Base IPv4 Unicast Instance [RFC6549]
1 Base IPv4 Multicast Instance [RFC6549]
2 Base IPv4 In-band Management Instance [RFC6549]
3-127 Private Use [RFC6549]
128-255 Unassigned