Protocol Independent Multicast Equal-Cost Multipath (ECMP) Redirect
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, pim mailing list <email@example.com>, pim chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Protocol Independent Multicast ECMP Redirect' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-pim-ecmp-05.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Protocol Independent Multicast ECMP Redirect' (draft-ietf-pim-ecmp-05.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Protocol Independent Multicast Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Adrian Farrel and Stewart Bryant. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-pim-ecmp/
Technical Summary This document introduces the ECMP Redirect, a mechanism to improve the RPF procedure over ECMPs. It allows ECMP path selection to be based on administratively selected metrics, such as data transmission delays, path preferences and routing metrics. Working Group Summary There is consensus within the PIM WG to publish this document. The document has been actively discussed on the wg list and in wg meetings. Document Quality There is at least one implementation that will soon ship. Personnel Mike McBride (email@example.com) is the document shepherd. Adrian Farrel (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the responsible AD.