Use of BIER IPv6 Encapsulation (BIERv6) for Multicast VPN in IPv6 networks

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Jingrong Xie  , Mike McBride  , Senthil Dhanaraj  , Liang Geng  , Gyan Mishra 
Last updated 2021-04-13 (latest revision 2020-10-10)
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This draft defines the procedures and messages for using Bit Index Explicit Replication (BIER) for Multicast VPN Services in IPv6 networks using the BIER IPv6 encapsulation. It provides a migration path for Multicast VPN service using BIER MPLS encapsulation in MPLS networks to multicast VPN service using BIER IPv6 encapsulation (BIERv6) in IPv6 networks.


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Mike McBride (
Senthil Dhanaraj (
Liang Geng (
Gyan Mishra (

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