Framework and Requirements for Virtual Private Multicast Service (VPMS)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (l2vpn WG)
Authors Yuji Kamite  , Frederic JOUNAY  , Ben Niven-Jenkins  , Deborah Brungard  , Lizhong Jin 
Last updated 2013-04-25 (latest revision 2012-10-22)
Replaces draft-kamite-l2vpn-vpms-frmwk-requirements
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This document provides a framework and service level requirements for Virtual Private Multicast Service (VPMS). VPMS is defined as a Layer 2 VPN service that provides point-to-multipoint connectivity for a variety of Layer 2 link layers across an IP or MPLS-enabled PSN. This document outlines architectural service models of VPMS and states generic and high level requirements. This is intended to aid in developing protocols and mechanisms to support VPMS.


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Frederic JOUNAY (
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Deborah Brungard (
Lizhong Jin (

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