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Requirements and Framework for Point-to-Multipoint Pseudowires over MPLS Packet Switched Networks (RFC7338)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000238720D
Original Publication Date: 2014-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Sep-13
Document File: 36 page(s) / 36K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

F. Jounay: AUTHOR [+6]


1.1. Problem Statement

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                    F. Jounay, Ed. Request for Comments: 7338                                     Orange CH Category: Informational                                   Y. Kamite, Ed. ISSN: 2070-1721                                       NTT Communications                                                                 G. Heron                                                            Cisco Systems                                                                 M. Bocci                                                           Alcatel-Lucent                                                           September 2014

      Requirements and Framework for Point-to-Multipoint Pseudowires                    over MPLS Packet Switched Networks


   This document presents a set of requirements and a framework for    providing a point-to-multipoint pseudowire (PW) over MPLS Packet    Switched Networks.  The requirements identified in this document are    related to architecture, signaling, and maintenance aspects of point-    to-multipoint PW operation.  They are proposed as guidelines for the    standardization of such mechanisms.  Among other potential    applications, point-to-multipoint PWs can be used to optimize the    support of multicast Layer 2 services (Virtual Private LAN Service    and Virtual Private Multicast Service).

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not all documents    approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7338.

 Jounay, et al.                Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7338                  P2MP PW Requirements            September 2014

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