Patent Number: 7,715,390

Title: Multicast path building method and device

Abstract: An RPF Neighbor having the least traffic flow is estimated and a multicast distribution path via the RPF Neighbor is selected so as to split the load between routers constituting the Equal-cost Multipath and lines.

Inventors: Suzuki; Shinsuke (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Alaxala Networks Corporation

International Classification: H04L 12/28 (20060101); H04L 12/56 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018