The Reverse Path Forwarding (RPF) Vector TLV
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, pim mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, pim chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'The RPF Vector TLV' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'The RPF Vector TLV ' <draft-ietf-pim-rpf-vector-08.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Protocol Independent Multicast Working Group. The IESG contact persons are David Ward and Ross Callon. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-pim-rpf-vector-08.txt
Technical Summary This document describes a use of the PIM Join Attribute which enables PIM to build multicast trees through an MPLS-enabled network, even if that network's IGP does not have a route to the source of the tree. Working Group Summary No issues. Document Quality There are multiple known implementations. Personnel Dave Ward is shepherd.