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BIER Ingress Multicast Flow Overlay using Multicast Listener Discovery Protocols
draft-pfister-bier-mld-03

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Pierre Pfister , IJsbrand Wijnands , Stig Venaas , Cui Wang , Zheng Zhang , Markus Stenberg
Last updated 2017-03-09
Replaced by draft-ietf-bier-mld
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Abstract

This document specifies the ingress part of a multicast flow overlay for BIER networks. Using existing multicast listener discovery protocols, it enables multicast membership information sharing from egress routers, acting as listeners, toward ingress routers, acting as queriers. Ingress routers keep per-egress-router state, used to construct the BIER bit mask associated with IP multicast packets entering the BIER domain.

Authors

Pierre Pfister
IJsbrand Wijnands
Stig Venaas
Cui Wang
Zheng Zhang
Markus Stenberg

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