L2L3 VPN Multicast MIB
draft-ietf-bess-l2l3-vpn-mcast-mib-14

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Network Working Group                                           Z. Zhang
Internet-Draft                                    Juniper Networks, Inc.
Intended status: Standards Track                              H. Tsunoda
Expires: September 1, 2018                Tohoku Institute of Technology
                                                       February 28, 2018

                         L2L3 VPN Multicast MIB
                 draft-ietf-bess-l2l3-vpn-mcast-mib-14

Abstract

   This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB)
   for use with network management protocols in the Internet community.
   In particular, it describes two MIB modules which will be used by
   other MIB modules for monitoring and/or configuring Layer 2 and Layer
   3 Virtual Private Networks that support multicast.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  The Internet-Standard Management Framework  . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Summary of MIB Modules  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   4.  Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     4.1.  L2L3-VPN-MCAST-TC-MIB Object Definitions  . . . . . . . .   4
     4.2.  L2L3-VPN-MCAST-MIB Object Definitions . . . . . . . . . .   9
   5.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   6.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   7.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     7.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     7.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19

1.  Introduction

   In BGP/MPLS Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), Border Gateway Protocol
   (BGP) is used for distributing routes and MultiProtocol Label
   Switching (MPLS) is used for forwarding packets accross service
   provider networks.

   The procedures for supporting multicast in BGP/MPLS Layer 3 (L3) VPN
   are specified in [RFC6513].  The procedures for supporting multicast
   in BGP/MPLS Layer 2 (L2) VPN are specified in [RFC7117].  Throughout
   this document, we will use the term "L2L3VpnMCast network" to mean
   BGP/MPLS L2 and L3 VPN that support multicast.

   L2L3VpnMCast networks use various transport mechanisms for forwarding
   a packet to all or a subset of Provider Edge routers (PEs) across
   service provider networks.  These transport mechanisms are abstracted
   as provider tunnels (P-tunnels).  The type of a P-tunnel indicates
   the type of the tunneling technology used to establish the P-tunnel.
   The syntax and semantics of a Tunnel identifier is determined by the
   corresponding P-tunnel type [RFC6514].  P-tunnel type and P-tunnel
   identifier together identify a P-tunnel.

   A BGP attribute that specifies information of a P-tunnel is called
   Provider Multicast Service Interface (PMSI) tunnel attribute.  The
   PMSI tunnel attribute is advertised/received by PEs in BGP auto-
   discovery (A-D) routes.  [RFC6514] defines the format of a PMSI
   tunnel attribute.  P-tunnel type and the P-tunnel identifier are
   included in the corresponding PMSI tunnel attribute.

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