Multicast Distribution Reachability Signaling

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (idr WG)
Authors Huajin Jeng  , Jeffrey Haas  , Yakov Rekhter  , Zhaohui Zhang 
Last updated 2019-04-23 (latest revision 2014-02-04)
Replaces draft-rekhter-mdrs
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This document describes a mechanism whereby a subscriber's Internet service provider may signal in BGP the ability of the subscriber network to receive content using multicast connectivity. This mechanism is called Multicast Distribution Reachability Signaling (MDRS).


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Jeffrey Haas (
Yakov Rekhter (
Zhaohui Zhang (

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