Accelerating the Deployment of Multicast Using Automatic Tunneling
draft-finlayson-mboned-autotunneling-00

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Author Ross Finlayson 
Last updated 2001-02-23
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Abstract

Many Internet users currently cannot participate in wide-area IP multicast sessions, because their first-hop routers (or beyond) do not support IP multicast routing. We describe an application level (UDP-based) tunneling mechanism that allows non-multicast-connected users - with no modification to their operating systems - to automatically receive a large class of multicast sessions, pending the deployment of multicast in their upstream routers.

Authors

Ross Finlayson (finlayson@cs.stanford.edu)

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