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Multicast Filtering Practices

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Authors Tim Chown , Lenny Giuliano
Last updated 2012-09-13 (Latest revision 2012-03-12)
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Operators of multicast networks may apply various filters to multicast traffic at boundary routers or on MSDP peerings. The aim of this text is to discuss appropriate filtering policies, as well as documenting existing filtering practices, with a view to generating some discussion towards producing guidance on best filtering practice.


Tim Chown
Lenny Giuliano

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