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RFC 6517

"Mandatory Features in a Layer 3 Multicast BGP/MPLS VPN Solution", February 2012

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
T. Morin, Ed.
B. Niven-Jenkins, Ed.
Y. Kamite
R. Zhang
N. Leymann
N. Bitar
Stream:
IETF
Source:
l3vpn (rtg)

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Abstract

More that one set of mechanisms to support multicast in a layer 3 BGP/MPLS VPN has been defined. These are presented in the documents that define them as optional building blocks. To enable interoperability between implementations, this document defines a subset of features that is considered mandatory for a multicast BGP/MPLS VPN implementation. This will help implementers and deployers understand which L3VPN multicast requirements are best satisfied by each option. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


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