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Multicast address allocation based on the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (malloc WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Steve Hanna , Dr. Baiju V. Patel , Munil Shah
Last updated 1998-11-10
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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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document defines a protocol, MDHCP, that allows hosts to request multicast addresses from multicast address allocation servers. MDHCP is similar to DHCP, but not dependent on it.


Steve Hanna
Dr. Baiju V. Patel
Munil Shah

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