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Extension to LDP-VPLS for Ethernet Broadcast and Multicast

Document type: Replaced Internet-Draft (pals WG)
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2014-11-16 (latest revision 2014-06-28)
Intended RFC status: Unknown
Other versions: (expired, archived): plain text, pdf, html

IETF State: WG Document Jun 2015
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IESG State: Replaced by draft-ietf-pals-ldp-vpls-broadcast-exten
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This document proposes a simple extension to LDP-VPLS to improve bandwidth efficiency for Ethernet broadcast/multicast traffic within a carrier's network. It makes use of unidirectional point-to-multipoint PseudoWires to minimise payload frame duplication on physical links.


Raymond Key <>
Frederic JOUNAY <>
Yuji Kamite <>
Zhihua Liu <>
Manuel Paul <>
Ruediger Kunze <>
Mach Chen <>
Lizhong Jin <>

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid)