Multicast VPN State Damping, June 2016
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- RFC 6514
- T. Morin, Ed.
- bess (rtg)
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This document describes procedures to damp Multicast VPN (MVPN) routing state changes and control the effect of the churn due to the multicast dynamicity in customer sites. The procedures described in this document are applicable to BGP-based multicast VPN and help avoid uncontrolled control-plane load increase in the core routing infrastructure. The new procedures proposed were inspired by BGP unicast route damping principles that have been adapted to multicast.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.