draft-ietf-mpls-multicast-05.txt   draft-ietf-mpls-multicast-06.txt 
Network Working Group D. Ooms, B. Sales Network Working Group D. Ooms, B. Sales
Internet Draft Alcatel Internet Draft Alcatel
Expiration Date: July 2001 W. Livens Expiration Date: May 2002 W. Livens
Colt Telecom Colt Telecom
A. Acharya A. Acharya
IBM IBM
F. Griffoul F. Griffoul
Ulticom Ulticom
F. Ansari F. Ansari
Bell Labs Bell Labs
January 2001 November 2001
Framework for IP Multicast in MPLS Framework for IP Multicast in MPLS
draft-ietf-mpls-multicast-05.txt draft-ietf-mpls-multicast-06.txt
Status of this Memo Status of this Memo
This document is an Internet-Draft and is in full conformance with This document is an Internet-Draft and is in full conformance with
all provisions of Section 10 of RFC2026. all provisions of Section 10 of RFC2026.
Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering
Task Force (IETF), its areas, and its working groups. Note that Task Force (IETF), its areas, and its working groups. Note that
other groups may also distribute working documents as Internet- other groups may also distribute working documents as Internet-
Drafts. Drafts.
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RSVP Resource reSerVation Protocol RSVP Resource reSerVation Protocol
SPT-bit Shortest Path Tree [DEER] SPT-bit Shortest Path Tree [DEER]
SSM Source Specific Multicast SSM Source Specific Multicast
TCP Transmission Control Protocol TCP Transmission Control Protocol
UDP User Datagram Protocol UDP User Datagram Protocol
VC Virtual Circuit VC Virtual Circuit
VCI Virtual Circuit Identifier VCI Virtual Circuit Identifier
VP Virtual Path VP Virtual Path
VPI Virtual Path Identifier VPI Virtual Path Identifier
Changes:
02->05 (problem in IETF db): incorporate WG last call comments
05->06: no changes
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
In an MPLS cloud the routes are determined by a L3 routing protocol. In an MPLS cloud the routes are determined by a L3 routing protocol.
These routes can then be mapped onto L2 paths to enhance network These routes can then be mapped onto L2 paths to enhance network
performance. Besides this, MPLS offers a vehicle for enhanced performance. Besides this, MPLS offers a vehicle for enhanced
network services such as QoS/CoS, traffic engineering, etc. network services such as QoS/CoS, traffic engineering, etc.
Current unicast routing protocols generate a same (optimal) shortest Current unicast routing protocols generate a same (optimal) shortest
path in steady state for a certain (source, destination)-pair. Remark path in steady state for a certain (source, destination)-pair. Remark
that unicast protocols can behave slightly different with regard to that unicast protocols can behave slightly different with regard to
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