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Traffic Engineering for Bit Index Explicit Replication BIER-TE
draft-eckert-bier-te-arch-06

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Toerless Eckert , Gregory Cauchie , Wolfgang Braun , Michael Menth
Last updated 2017-11-15
Replaced by RFC 9262
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Abstract

This document proposes an architecture for BIER-TE: Traffic Engineering for Bit Index Explicit Replication (BIER). BIER-TE shares part of its architecture with BIER as described in [I-D.ietf-bier-architecture]. It also proposes to share the packet format with BIER. BIER-TE forwards and replicates packets like BIER based on a BitString in the packet header but it does not require an IGP. It does support traffic engineering by explicit hop-by-hop forwarding and loose hop forwarding of packets. It does support Fast ReRoute (FRR) for link and node protection and incremental deployment. Because BIER-TE like BIER operates without explicit in-network tree- building but also supports traffic engineering, it is more similar to SR than RSVP-TE.

Authors

Toerless Eckert
Gregory Cauchie
Wolfgang Braun
Michael Menth

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