RFC 7740

Simulating Partial Mesh of Multipoint-to-Multipoint (MP2MP) Provider Tunnels with Ingress Replication, January 2016

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7740.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
Z. Zhang
Y. Rekhter
A. Dolganow
Stream:
IETF
Source:
bess (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7740

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Abstract

RFC 6513 ("Multicast in MPLS/BGP IP VPNs") describes a method to support bidirectional customer multicast flows using a partial mesh of Multipoint-to-Multipoint (MP2MP) tunnels. This document specifies how a partial mesh of MP2MP tunnels can be simulated using Ingress Replication. This solution enables a service provider to use Ingress Replication to offer transparent bidirectional multicast service to its VPN customers.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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