Connecting IPv6 Multicast Islands over IPv4 MPLS Using IPv6 Provider Edge Routers (6PE)
draft-li-idr-mcast-6pe-00

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Authors Zhenbin Li  , Shunwan Zhuang  , Hui Ni 
Last updated 2014-01-12 (latest revision 2013-07-11)
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Abstract

This document defines a new Network Layer Reachability Information (NLRI), called as the MCAST-6PE NLRI. The MCAST-6PE NLRI is used to interconnect IPv6 C-Multicast islands over a Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)-enabled IPv4 cloud. This approach relies on IPv6 Provider Edge routers (6PE), which can exchange the IPv6 C-Multicast reachability information transparently over the core using the Multiprotocol Border Gateway Protocol (MP-BGP) over IPv4. This document describes the BGP encodings and procedures for exchanging the information elements required by IPv6 Multicast in 6PE. MPLS- based Service Providers may use the 6PE Multicast mechanism to provide IPv6 Multicast service for customers.

Authors

Zhenbin Li (lizhenbin@huawei.com)
Shunwan Zhuang (zhuangshunwan@huawei.com)
Hui Ni (nihui@huawei.com)

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