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A Framework for Multicast in Network Virtualization over Layer 3
RFC 8293

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Subject: Document Action: 'A Framework for Multicast in Network Virtualization Overlays' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-nvo3-mcast-framework-11.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'A Framework for Multicast in Network Virtualization Overlays'
  (draft-ietf-nvo3-mcast-framework-11.txt) as Informational RFC

This document is the product of the Network Virtualization Overlays Working

The IESG contact persons are Alvaro Retana, Alia Atlas and Deborah Brungard.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

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Technical Summary

This document discusses a framework of supporting multicast traffic
  in a network that uses Network Virtualization Overlays (NVO3). Both
  infrastructure multicast and application-specific multicast are
  discussed. It describes the various mechanisms that can be used for
  delivering such traffic as well as the data plane and control plane
  considerations for each of the mechanisms.

Working Group Summary

 This document was extensively discussed within NVo3 and MBONED WG. Many comments were provided by various members as part of WG adoption and WG LC. All of the comments were clearly answered and the draft got updated appropriately. There were no controversial or pending issues remaining.

Document Quality

Authors have indicated that few vendors have implemented the solution and was deployed as well.

 Document Shepherd - Sam Aldrin
Responsible AD - Alia Atlas

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