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Framework for Traffic Engineering with BIER-TE forwarding (Bit Index Explicit Replication with Traffic Engineering)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Toerless Eckert
Last updated 2018-09-06 (Latest revision 2018-03-05)
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BIER-TE is an application-state free, (loose) source routed multicast forwarding method where every hop and destination is identified via bits in a bitstring of the data packets. It is described in [I-D.ietf-bier-te-arch]. BIER-TE is a variant of [RFC8279] in support of such explicit path engineering. This document described the traffic engineering control framework for use with the BIER-TE forwarding plane: How to enable the ability to calculate paths and integrate this forwarding plane into an overall TE solution.


Toerless Eckert

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