Inter-Domain Multicast Deployment using BIERv6

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Authors Liang Geng  , Jingrong Xie  , Mike McBride  , Gang Yan  , Xuesong Geng 
Last updated 2021-04-30 (latest revision 2020-10-27)
Replaces draft-geng-bier-sr-multicast-deployment, draft-geng-pim-bier-sr-multicast-deployment
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Bit Index Explicit Replication IPv6 encapsulation (BIERv6) introduces an approach to use IPv6 extension header to carry BIER header with IPv6 unicast address as destination address. It provides the ability to replicate a packet from one router to other routers in a different domain as well as routers in the same domain. This document introduces the techniques for multicast deployment across multiple domains using BIERv6, and demonstrate how BIERv6 is beneficial for such deployment.


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