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Signaling Root-Initiated Point-to-Multipoint Pseudowire using LDP

Document type: Expired Internet-Draft (pwe3 WG)
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2012-09-12 (latest revision 2012-03-11)
Intended RFC status: Unknown
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IETF State: WG Document Sep 2014 Dec 2015
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This document specifies a mechanism to signal Point-to-Multipoint (P2MP) Pseudowires (PW) tree using LDP. Such a mechanism is suitable for any Layer 2 VPN service requiring P2MP connectivity over an IP or MPLS enabled PSN. A P2MP PW established via the proposed mechanism is root initiated.


Siva Sivabalan <>
Sami Boutros <>
Luca Martini <>

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