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Multicast Address Request Protocol (MARP)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Steve Hanna
Last updated 1998-01-30
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IESG IESG state Expired
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The Multicast Address Request Protocol (MARP) serves as a front end to the Multicast Address Allocation Architecture. Any host that wishes to allocate a multicast address may contact a Multicast Address Allocation Server and use MARP to request an address allocation for a specific interval, scope, etc. Later, the host may request an extension of the address allocation or deallocate the address if it is no longer needed.


Steve Hanna

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