Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) Parameters

Last Updated
2014-01-31
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PIM-Hello Options

Registration Procedure(s)
First Come First Served (expire in 1 year); Specification Required for Permanent assignments
Reference
[RFC4601][RFC3973]
Available Formats

CSV
Value Length Name Reference
1 2 Hold Time [RFC4601]
2 4 LAN Prune Delay [RFC3973]
3-16 - Reserved [RFC4601]
17 16 Label Parameters (renew 8/01) [Dino_Farinacci]
18 - Deprecated
19 4 DR Priority (renew 8/01) [Bill_Fenner]
20 4 Generation ID [RFC3973]
21 4 State-Refresh [RFC3973]
22 0 Bidirectional Capable [RFC5015]
23 1 VCI Capability (renew 8/01) [Dino_Farinacci]
24 variable Address List [RFC4601]
25 variable Neighbor List TLV (renew 5/07) [Alex_Zinin]
26 0 Join Attribute [RFC5384]
27 variable PIM-over-TCP-Capable [RFC6559]
28 variable PIM-over-SCTP-Capable [RFC6559]
29 variable Pop-Count [RFC6807]
30 0 PIM MT-ID [RFC6420]
31 8 Interface ID [RFC6395]
32 0 PIM ECMP Redirect Hello Option [RFC6754]
33 2 vPC Peer ID (renew 6/14) [Siddanagouda_Khot]
34 variable DR Load Balancing Capability (renew 1/15) [draft-ietf-pim-drlb]
35 variable DR Load Balancing GDR (LBGDR) (renew 1/15) [draft-ietf-pim-drlb]
36-65000 - Unassigned
65001-65535 - Reserved (Private Use)

PIM Join Attribute Types

Registration Procedure(s)
IETF Review
Reference
[RFC5384]
Available Formats

CSV
Value Name Reference
0 RPF Vector TLV [RFC5496]
1 MVPN Join Attribute [RFC6513]
2 MT-ID Join Attribute [RFC6420]
3 Pop-Count [RFC6807]
4-63 Unassigned

PIM Address Family

Registration Procedure(s)
IESG Approval
Reference
[RFC3973]
Available Formats

CSV
Value Description Reference
0-127 Same meaning as Address Family Numbers. See http://www.iana.org/assignments/address-family-numbers
128-250 Unassigned
251-255 Reserved for Private Use [RFC3973]

Encoded-Source Address Encoding Type Field

Registration Procedure(s)
IETF Review
Reference
[RFC4601][RFC5384]
Available Formats

CSV
Value Description Reference
0 native encoding for the address family [RFC4601]
1 native encoding for the address family, but with one or more PIM Join Attributes present [RFC5384][RFC Errata 1597]
2-255 Unassigned

PIM Message Types

Registration Procedure(s)
IETF Review
Reference
[RFC6166]
Available Formats

CSV
Type Name Reference
0 Hello [RFC3973][RFC4601]
1 Register [RFC4601]
2 Register Stop [RFC4601]
3 Join/Prune [RFC3973][RFC4601]
4 Bootstrap [RFC4601]
5 Assert [RFC3973][RFC4601]
6 Graft [RFC3973]
7 Graft-Ack [RFC3973]
8 Candidate RP Advertisement [RFC4601]
9 State Refresh [RFC3973]
10 DF Election [RFC5015]
11 ECMP Redirect [RFC6754]
12-14 Unassigned
15 Reserved (for extension of type space) [RFC6166]

PORT Message Types

Registration Procedure(s)
RFC Required
Reference
[RFC6559]
Available Formats

CSV
Type Name Reference
0 Reserved [RFC6559]
1 Join/Prune [RFC6559]
2 Keep-alive [RFC6559]
3-65531 Unassigned
65532-65535 Experimental [RFC6559]

PORT Option Types

Registration Procedure(s)
RFC Required
Reference
[RFC6559]
Available Formats

CSV
Type Name Reference
0 Reserved [RFC6559]
1 PIM IPv4 Join/Prune [RFC6559]
2 PIM IPv6 Join/Prune [RFC6559]
3-32763 Unassigned Critical Options
32764-32767 Experimental [RFC6559]
32768-65531 Unassigned Non-Critical Options
65532-65535 Experimental [RFC6559]

People

ID Name Contact URI Last Updated
[Alex_Zinin] Alex Zinin mailto:zinin&psg.com 2006-05-01
[Bill_Fenner] Bill Fenner mailto:fenner&research.att.com 2000-08
[Dino_Farinacci] Dino Farinacci mailto:dino&procket.com 2000-08
[Siddanagouda_Khot] Siddanagouda Khot mailto:sikhot&cisco.com 2013-06-06