Using PIM to Distribute MPLS Labels for Multicast Routes

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Authors Dino Farinacci  , Yakov Rekhter  , Eric Rosen  , Tian-Bai Qian 
Last updated 2000-11-29
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This document specifies a method of distributing MPLS labels [MPLS- ARCH, MPLS-MUL-FR] for multicast routes. The labels are distributed in the same PIM messages that are used to create the corresponding routes. The method is media-type independent, and therefore works for multi-access/multicast capable LANs, point-to-point links, and NBMA networks.


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