BIER IPv6 Requirements

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (bier WG)
Authors Mike McBride  , Jingrong Xie  , Xuesong Geng  , Senthil Dhanaraj  , Rajiv Asati  , Yongqing Zhu  , Gyan Mishra  , Zhaohui Zhang 
Last updated 2021-04-01 (latest revision 2020-09-28)
Replaces draft-mcbride-bier-ipv6-requirements
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at


There have been several proposed solutions with BIER being used in IPv6. But there hasn't been a document which describes the problem and lists the requirements. The goal of this document is to describe the general BIER IPv6 encapsulation problem and detail solution requirements, thereby assisting the working group in the development of acceptable solutions.


Mike McBride (
Jingrong Xie (
Xuesong Geng (
Senthil Dhanaraj (
Rajiv Asati (
Yongqing Zhu (
Gyan Mishra (
Zhaohui Zhang (

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