Controller Based BGP Multicast Signaling
draft-zzhang-bess-bgp-multicast-controller-01

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BESS                                                            Z. Zhang
Internet-Draft                                          Juniper Networks
Intended status: Standards Track                               R. Raszuk
Expires: August 10, 2019                                    Bloomberg LP
                                                              D. Pacella
                                                                 Verizon
                                                                A. Gulko
                                                         Thomson Reuters
                                                        February 6, 2019

                Controller Based BGP Multicast Signaling
             draft-zzhang-bess-bgp-multicast-controller-01

Abstract

   This document specifies a way that one or more centralized
   controllers can use BGP to set up a multicast distribution tree in a
   network.  In the case of labeled tree, the labels are assigned by the
   controllers either from the controllers' local label spaces, or from
   a common Segment Routing Global Block (SRGB), or from each routers
   Segment Routing Local Block (SRLB) that the controllers learn.  In
   case of labeled unidirectional tree and label allocation from the
   common SRGB or from the controllers' local spaces, a single common
   label can be used for all routers on the tree to send and receive
   traffic with.  Since the controllers calculate the trees, they can
   use sophisticated algorithms and constraints to achieve traffic
   engineering.

Requirements Language

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "NOT RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and
   "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in BCP
   14 [RFC2119] [RFC8174] when, and only when, they appear in all
   capitals, as shown here.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Overview  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.2.  Resilience  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.3.  Signaling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     1.4.  Label Allocation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       1.4.1.  Using a Common per-tree Label for All Routers . . . .   6
       1.4.2.  Upstream-assignment from Controller's Local Label
               Space . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   2.  Specification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     2.1.  Additional Tunnel Type for TEA  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     2.2.  RPF Label Stack Sub-TLV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     2.3.  Context Label Wide Community  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     2.4.  Procedures  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   3.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   4.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   5.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   6.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     6.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     6.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11

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