BIER-TE Forwarding
draft-zcxh-bier-te-forwarding-00

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Abstract

Traffic Engineering for Bit Index Explicit Replication (BIER-TE) shares part of architecture, definition and packet format with Bit Index Explicit Replication (BIER) according to the introduction in [I-D.eckert-bier-te-arch]. But BIER-TE supports the traffic engineering by explicit hop-by-hop forwarding and loose hop forwarding of packets. This document proposes a set of extensions to realize the BIER-TE forwarding including the assignment of BitPositions to adjacencies and the configuration of Bit Index Forwarding Table (BIFT).

Authors

Yongqing Zhu (zhuyq@gsta.com)
Huanan Chen (chenhuanan@gsta.com)
Quan Xiong (xiong.quan@zte.com.cn)
fangwei hu (hu.fangwei@zte.com.cn)

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