Explicit Tracking with Wildcard Routes in Multicast VPN
RFC 8534

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From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: The IESG <iesg@ietf.org>, stephane.litkowski@orange.com, draft-ietf-bess-mvpn-expl-track@ietf.org, martin.vigoureux@nokia.com, bess-chairs@ietf.org, bess@ietf.org, rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Explicit Tracking with Wild Card Routes in Multicast VPN' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-bess-mvpn-expl-track-13.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Explicit Tracking with Wild Card Routes in Multicast VPN'
  (draft-ietf-bess-mvpn-expl-track-13.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the BGP Enabled ServiceS Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Alvaro Retana, Deborah Brungard and Martin
Vigoureux.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-bess-mvpn-expl-track/


Technical Summary

  This document clarifies the explicit tracking procedures in Multicast VPNs.
  The existing documents are leaving ambiguity  for some scenarios that are clarified by this document.
  In addition, the document provides new optimized procedures to request explicit tracking of individual flows when wildcard S-PMSIs are used.

Working Group Summary

  There was no real controversy on this document. Some technical points have been discussed
  and resolved with the WG consensus.

Document Quality

  There is no implementation yet.
  The draft-ietf-bier-mvpn has a normative dependency with this document.
  There was no opposition in the WG to progress the document without implementations
  to help the BIER document progressing.

Personnel

  Stephane Litkowski is the document shepherd.
  Martin Vigoureux is the responsible Area Director.