IPv4-IPv6 Multicast: Problem Statement and Use Cases
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MBONED Working Group                                        C. Jacquenet
Internet-Draft                                              M. Boucadair
Intended status: Informational                     France Telecom Orange
Expires: September 14, 2013                                       Y. Lee
                                                                 Comcast
                                                                  J. Qin
                                                           Cisco Systems
                                                                 T. Tsou
                                               Huawei Technologies (USA)
                                                                  Q. Sun
                                                           China Telecom
                                                          March 13, 2013

          IPv4-IPv6 Multicast: Problem Statement and Use Cases
                   draft-ietf-mboned-v4v6-mcast-ps-02

Abstract

   This document discusses issues and requirements raised by IPv4-IPv6
   multicast interconnection and co-existence scenarios.  It also
   discusses various multicast use cases which may occur during IPv6
   transitioning.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     1.2.  Organization of the Document  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   2.  Scope and Service Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.1.  Scope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.2.  Service Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   3.  Use Cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.1.  IPv4 Receiver and Source Connected to an IPv6-Only
           Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.2.  IPv6 Receiver and Source Connected to an IPv4-Only
           Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.3.  IPv6 Receiver and IPv4 Source . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     3.4.  IPv4 Receiver and IPv6 Source . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     3.5.  Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   4.  Design Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     4.1.  Group and Source Discovery Considerations . . . . . . . .  13
     4.2.  Subscription  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     4.3.  Multicast Tree Computation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     4.4.  Multicast Adaptation Functions (AF) . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       4.4.1.  AF For Control Flows  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       4.4.2.  AF For Data Flows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       4.4.3.  Address Mapping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     4.5.  Combination of ASM and SSM Modes  . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   5.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   6.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   7.  Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   8.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     8.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     8.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18

1.  Introduction
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