IGMP-based Multicast Forwarding ('IGMP Proxying')

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (idmr WG)
Authors Haixiang He  , Brian Haberman  , Hal Sandick 
Last updated 2001-07-24
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In certain topologies, it is not necessary to run a multicast routing protocol. It is sufficient to learn group membership information and simply forward based upon that information. This draft describes a mechanism for forwarding based solely upon IGMP membership information.


Haixiang He (haixiang@nortelnetworks.com)
Brian Haberman (haberman@nortelnetworks.com)
Hal Sandick (hsandick@nortelnetworks.com)

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