New metrics to modify BGP routes based on SDN

Abstract

Through Software Defined Network, routes obtained through Border Gateway Protocol can be modified to improve latency or select a shorter path. With the same tool that perform the above actions, you can modify routes, for example, to avoid autonomous systems in certain countries or some other policy that may help, for example, security.

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I want to thank Luis Enrique and Carlos Chavez for their support and patience for these tests in the production network. Finally, we thank the anonymous reviewers for their helpful suggestions.

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Elguea, L.M., Martinez-Rios, F. New metrics to modify BGP routes based on SDN. Wireless Netw 26, 5623–5630 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11276-019-02025-3

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Keywords

  • BGP
  • Latency
  • SDN
  • Other policies