Code, Tools and Documentation GateD Consortium

GateD-Unicast (Version 4)


The GateD source code, tools and documentation are based on three different product lines: GateD Unicast, GateD Multicast, GateD IPv6. Each of the product lines has its own software base, release dates, and product descriptions.

New GateD source code, tools and internal documentation is available to GateD members only . Binaries for utilities and on-line documentation are available for anonymous ftp or via the web.

Members of the Academic and Research community can join the the Merit GateD Consortium by simply filling out a GateD Academic and Research Membership/License form . This membership merely requires that the member:

Protocols Supported

GateD Unicast supports the following Unicast protocols specified by the IETF:

GateD Unicast has grown out of the public domain GateD 3.5 code base.

The additions to the GateD routing protocol are new BGP features and a new OSPF code. The BGP features added include route-reflection, communities, and destination preference attribute (DPA). The OSPF code replaces the original University of Maryland code with an OSPF code that supports RFC 1583 and reduces the amount of space required for each OSPF route.