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

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (pwe3 WG)
Last updated 2012-09-12 (latest revision 2012-03-11)
Replaces draft-martini-pwe3-p2mp-pw
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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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