LSR Extensions for BIER over Ethernet

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Authors Senthil Dhanaraj  , IJsbrand Wijnands  , Peter Psenak  , Zhaohui Zhang  , Gang Yan  , Jingrong Xie 
Last updated 2019-01-29
Replaces draft-dhanaraj-bier-isis-non-mpls-extensions
Replaced by draft-ietf-bier-lsr-ethernet-extensions
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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]. This document specifies the required extensions to the IS-IS [RFC1195] and OSPFv2 [RFC2328] protocol for supporting BIER in non- MPLS networks using BIER in Ethernet encapsulation.


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IJsbrand Wijnands (
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Zhaohui Zhang (
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