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BGP Attributes for Multicast Tree Construction

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (idmr WG)
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Authors Dave Thaler , Bradley Cain
Last updated 1999-03-01
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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The Multiprotocol Extensions for BGP-4 [MBGP] allow Network Layer Reachability Information to contain prefixes used for multicast forwarding. This document defines extensions to BGP-4 [BGP-4] which can be used to annotate such prefixes with information that can be used by multicast routing protocols when constructing trees.


Dave Thaler
Bradley Cain

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