Multicast LDP or P2MP RSVP & LDP

devang patel devangnp at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 01:53:22 CST 2009


Rob,

Can you share some documentation with me on how to configure as well as any
kind of configuration example will be great help.

Thanks,
Devang

On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 12:46 AM, Rob Shakir <rjs at eng.gxn.net> wrote:

>
> On 26 Nov 2009, at 06:27, devang patel wrote:
>
>  Hi All,
>>
>> I just want to know about the deployment of Multicast LDP or P2MP RSVP and
>> LDP is available from any vendor or they are still in draft status?
>>
>
> Hi Devang,
>
> To the best of my knowledge, the only current P2MP LSP implementation
> available is in JunOS [0]. The guys at Juniper wrote a draft relating to
> their experience with scaling and implementing P2MP MVPN [1], which is worth
> a look -- this draft mentions that IOS XR has an implementation, although I
> struggled to find any documentation that confirms this.
>
> Both the LDP-based [2] P2MP standard are still in draft status, but the
> extensions required in RSVP-TE for signalling P2MP paths are in RFC4875 [3].
>
> From a couple of discussions I've had, there are not very many people using
> this functionality -- with most common application being IPTV. For
> traditional transport of multicast over an SP core, it's often easier to
> provide some AToM/L2VPN service.
>
> Hope this helps somewhat.
>
> Kind regards,
> Rob
>
> [0]:
> http://www.juniper.net/techpubs/software/junos/junos91/feature-guide/configuring-traffic-engineering-p2mp-lsps-in-provider-tunnels.html
> [1]: http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-joseph-p2mp-mvpn-experience-00
> [2]: http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-mpls-ldp-p2mp-08
> [3]: http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4875
>
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