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IGMP-based Multicast Forwarding ('IGMP Proxying')

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (idmr WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Haixiang He , Brian Haberman , Hal J. Sandick
Last updated 2001-07-24
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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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
Brian Haberman
Hal J. Sandick

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