Encapsulating Non-MPLS-BIER in UDP

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Bit Index Explicit Replication (BIER) is a new multicast forwarding paradigm which doesn't require an explicit tree-building protocol nor intermediate routers to maintain any multicast state. BIER has two types of encapsulation formats: one is MPLS-BIER encapsulation, the other is non-MPLS-BIER encapsulation. This document proposes a mechanism of encapsulating non-MPLS-BIER packets over UDP tunnels.


Xiaohu Xu (xiaohu.xxh@alibaba-inc.com)
Greg Shepherd (gjshep@gmail.com)

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