Performance Measurement (PM) with Marking Method in Bit Index Explicit Replication (BIER) Layer
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BIER  Working Group                                            G. Mirsky
Internet-Draft                                                 ZTE Corp.
Intended status: Standards Track                                L. Zheng
Expires: January 19, 2018                                        M. Chen
                                                     Huawei Technologies
                                                             G. Fioccola
                                                          Telecom Italia
                                                           July 18, 2017

 Performance Measurement (PM) with Marking Method in Bit Index Explicit
                        Replication (BIER) Layer
                      draft-ietf-bier-pmmm-oam-02

Abstract

   This document describes a hybrid performance measurement method for
   multicast service over Bit Index Explicit Replication (BIER) domain.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Conventions used in this document . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     2.1.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     2.2.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  OAM Field in BIER Header  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   4.  Theory of Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     4.1.  Single Mark Enabled Measurement . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     4.2.  Double Mark Enabled Measurement . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   5.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   6.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   7.  Acknowledgement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   8.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     8.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     8.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7

1.  Introduction

   [I-D.ietf-bier-architecture] introduces and explains Bit Index
   Explicit Replication (BIER) architecture and how it supports
   forwarding of multicast data packets.
   [I-D.ietf-bier-mpls-encapsulation] specified that in case of BIER
   encapsulation in MPLS network a BIER-MPLS label, label that is at the
   bottom of the label stack, uniquely identifies the multicast flow.
   [I-D.ietf-ippm-alt-mark] describes hybrid performance measurement
   method, per [RFC7799] classification of measurement methods.  Packet
   Network Performance Monitoring (PNPM), which can be used to measure
   packet loss, latency and jitter on live traffic.  Because this method
   is based on marking consecutive batches of packets the method often
   referred as Marking Method (MM).

   This document defines how marking method can be used on BIER layer to
   measure packet loss and delay metrics of a multicast flow in MPLS
   network.

2.  Conventions used in this document

2.1.  Terminology

   BFR: Bit-Forwarding Router

   BFER: Bit-Forwarding Egress Router

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