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Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) for Multi-point Networks and Protocol Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode (PIM-SM) Use Case

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Greg Mirsky , Ji Xiaoli
Last updated 2018-06-27
Replaced by draft-ietf-pim-bfd-p2mp-use-case
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This document discusses the use of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) for multi-point networks to provide nodes that participate in Protocol Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode (PIM-SM) with the sub- second convergence. Optional extension to PIM-SM Hello, as specified in RFC 7761, to bootstrap point-to-multipoint BFD session. also defined in this document.


Greg Mirsky
Ji Xiaoli

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