The Reverse Path Forwarding (RPF) Vector TLV
RFC 5496

Approval announcement
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Subject: Protocol Action: 'The RPF Vector TLV' to Proposed 

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:

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.


   Dave Ward is shepherd.