Multicast On-path Telemetry Solutions

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Authors Haoyu Song  , Mike McBride  , Greg Mirsky  , Gyan Mishra 
Last updated 2021-01-19
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This document discusses the requirement of on-path telemetry for multicast traffic. The existing solutions are examined and their issues are identified. Solution modifications are proposed to allow the original multicast tree to be correctly reconstructed without unnecessary replication of telemetry information.


Haoyu Song (
Mike McBride (
Greg Mirsky (
Gyan Mishra (

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