PIM Encoding and Procedures for Unicast IPv4 prefixes with IPv6 next-hop
draft-pim-with-ipv4-prefix-over-ipv6-nh-01

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Abstract

Multi-Protocol BGP (MP-BGP) has support for distributing next-hop information for multiple address families using one AFI/SAFI Network Layer Reachability Information (NLRI). [RFC5549] specifies the extensions necessary to allow advertising IPv4 NLRI or VPN-IPv4 NLRI with a Next Hop address that belongs to the IPv6 protocol. While the next-hop info is learnt via MP-BGP, certain procedures are needed to enable traffic forwarding. This document describes PIM extensions and the use-cases for multicast forwarding in various scenarios.

Authors

Ashutosh Gupta (ashutosh@avinetworks.com)
Stig Venaas (stig@cisco.com)

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