PIM Multi-Topology ID (MT-ID) Join Attribute
RFC 6420

Approval announcement
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From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
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Cc: RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>,
    pim mailing list <pim@ietf.org>,
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Subject: Protocol Action: 'PIM Multi-Topology ID (MT-ID) Join Attribute' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-pim-mtid-10.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'PIM Multi-Topology ID (MT-ID) Join Attribute'
  (draft-ietf-pim-mtid-10.txt) as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Protocol Independent Multicast
Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Adrian Farrel and Stewart Bryant.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:
http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-pim-mtid/


Technical Summary

   This document introduces a new type of PIM Join Attribute that
   extends PIM signaling to identify a topology that should be used when
   constructing a particular multicast distribution tree.

   Thus, this document facilitates the support of multi-topology PIM.

Working Group Summary

   Nothing special to note.
   
   There is consensus within the PIM WG to publish the document. The 
   participation has been with individuals from a variety of vendors and 
   providers.

Document Quality

   The document has undergone thorough review by the IETF's
   multicast community. A series of updates were made after AD
   review.

   At least one implementation of this extension exists.

Personnel

   Mike McBride (mmcbride@cisco.com) is the Document Shepherd.
   Adrian Farrel (adrian@olddog.co.uk) is the Responsible AD.