Protocol Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode (PIM-SM): Protocol Specification (Revised)
draft-ietf-pim-rfc4601bis-01

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Last updated 2012-04-29 (latest revision 2011-10-27)
Replaces draft-parekh-pim-rfc4601bis
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Abstract

This document specifies Protocol Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode (PIM-SM). PIM-SM is a multicast routing protocol that can use the underlying unicast routing information base or a separate multicast- capable routing information base. It builds unidirectional shared trees rooted at a Rendezvous Point (RP) per group, and optionally creates shortest-path trees per source. This document addresses errata filed against RFC 4601, and removes the optional (*,*,RP) feature that lacks sufficient deployment experience.

Authors

Bill Fenner (fenner@research.att.com)
Hugh Holbrook (holbrook@arastra.com)
Isidor Kouvelas (kouvelas@cisco.com)
Lianshu Zheng (verozheng@huawei.com)
Mark Handley (m.handley@cs.ucl.ac.uk)
Rishabh Parekh (riparekh@cisco.com)
Zhaohui Zhang (zzhang@juniper.net)

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