ISIS Extensions for BIER in Non-MPLS Networks
draft-dhanaraj-bier-isis-non-mpls-extensions-00

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Abstract

Bit Index Explicit Replication (BIER) [RFC8279] is an architecture that provides multicast forwarding through a "BIER domain" without requiring intermediate routers to maintain multicast related per-flow state. BIER can be supported in MPLS and non-MPLS networks. The common BIER header format and encapsulation for MPLS and non-MPLS networks is specified in [RFC8296]. BIER in Ethernet encapsulation is an example of BIER encapsulation in non-MPLS networks. [RFC8401] specifies the required extensions to the IS-IS [RFC1195] protocol for the distribution of BIER sub-domain information including the Sub-sub-TLV required to support BIER in MPLS encapsulation for MPLS networks. This document specifies the required extensions to the IS-IS [RFC1195] protocol for supporting BIER in non-MPLS networks using BIER in Ethernet encapsulation.

Authors

Senthil Dhanaraj (senthil.dhanaraj.ietf@gmail.com)
IJsbrand Wijnands (ice@cisco.com)
Peter Psenak (ppsenak@cisco.com)
Gang Yan (yangang@huawei.com)
Jingrong Xie (xiejingrong@huawei.com)

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