OSPF Extension for BIER-Lite

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Authors Cui Wang  , Zheng Zhang 
Last updated 2016-04-18 (latest revision 2015-10-16)
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Bit Index Explicit Replication (BIER) [I-D.ietf-bier-architecture] is an architecture that provides optimal multicast forwarding through a "BIER domain" without requiring intermediate routers to maintain any multicast related per-flow state. BIER also does not require any explicit tree-building protocol for its operation. Currently, the data plane of BIER is apt to use BIER-MPLS encapsulation to transmit multicast traffic. However, this document tries to propose a solution name BIER-Lite about how to extend OSPF protocol to support BIER forwarding in non-MPLS underlay network instead of MPLS underlay network.


Cui Wang (wang.cui1@zte.com.cn)
Zheng Zhang (zhang.zheng@zte.com.cn)

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