draft-ietf-pim-drlb-06.txt   draft-ietf-pim-drlb-07.txt 
Network Working Group Yiqun. Cai Network Working Group Yiqun. Cai
Internet-Draft Heidi. Ou Internet-Draft Heidi. Ou
Intended status: Standards Track Alibaba Group Intended status: Standards Track Alibaba Group
Expires: December 30, 2017 Sri. Vallepalli Expires: July 20, 2018 Sri. Vallepalli
Mankamana. Mishra Mankamana. Mishra
Stig. Venaas Stig. Venaas
Cisco Systems Cisco Systems
Andy. Green Andy. Green
British Telecom British Telecom
June 28, 2017 January 16, 2018
PIM Designated Router Load Balancing PIM Designated Router Load Balancing
draft-ietf-pim-drlb-06 draft-ietf-pim-drlb-07
Abstract Abstract
On a multi-access network, one of the PIM routers is elected as a On a multi-access network, one of the PIM routers is elected as a
Designated Router (DR). On the last hop LAN, the PIM DR is Designated Router (DR). On the last hop LAN, the PIM DR is
responsible for tracking local multicast listeners and forwarding responsible for tracking local multicast listeners and forwarding
traffic to these listeners if the group is operating in PIM-SM. In traffic to these listeners if the group is operating in PIM-SM. In
this document, we propose a modification to the PIM-SM protocol that this document, we propose a modification to the PIM-SM protocol that
allows more than one of these last hop routers to be selected so that allows more than one of these last hop routers to be selected so that
the forwarding load can be distributed among these routers. the forwarding load can be distributed among these routers.
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Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
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comments, Toerless Eckert and Rishabh Parekh for helpful conversation comments, Toerless Eckert and Rishabh Parekh for helpful conversation
on the document. on the document.
12. References 12. References
12.1. Normative References 12.1. Normative References
[RFC2119] Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate [RFC2119] Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate
Requirement Levels", BCP 14, RFC 2119, Requirement Levels", BCP 14, RFC 2119,
DOI 10.17487/RFC2119, March 1997, DOI 10.17487/RFC2119, March 1997,
<http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc2119>. <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc2119>.
[RFC4291] Hinden, R. and S. Deering, "IP Version 6 Addressing [RFC4291] Hinden, R. and S. Deering, "IP Version 6 Addressing
Architecture", RFC 4291, DOI 10.17487/RFC4291, February Architecture", RFC 4291, DOI 10.17487/RFC4291, February
2006, <http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4291>. 2006, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4291>.
[RFC4601] Fenner, B., Handley, M., Holbrook, H., and I. Kouvelas, [RFC4601] Fenner, B., Handley, M., Holbrook, H., and I. Kouvelas,
"Protocol Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode (PIM-SM): "Protocol Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode (PIM-SM):
Protocol Specification (Revised)", RFC 4601, Protocol Specification (Revised)", RFC 4601,
DOI 10.17487/RFC4601, August 2006, DOI 10.17487/RFC4601, August 2006,
<http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4601>. <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4601>.
[RFC6395] Gulrajani, S. and S. Venaas, "An Interface Identifier (ID) [RFC6395] Gulrajani, S. and S. Venaas, "An Interface Identifier (ID)
Hello Option for PIM", RFC 6395, DOI 10.17487/RFC6395, Hello Option for PIM", RFC 6395, DOI 10.17487/RFC6395,
October 2011, <http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc6395>. October 2011, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc6395>.
12.2. Informative References 12.2. Informative References
[HELLO-OPT] [HELLO-OPT]
IANA, "PIM Hello Options", IANA PIM-HELLO-OPTIONS, March IANA, "PIM Hello Options", IANA PIM-HELLO-OPTIONS, March
2007. 2007.
Authors' Addresses Authors' Addresses
Yiqun Cai Yiqun Cai
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