Multicast address allocation based on the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (malloc WG)
Authors Steve Hanna  , Baiju Patel  , Munil Shah 
Last updated 1998-11-10 (latest revision 1998-10-05)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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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.


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Baiju Patel (
Munil Shah (

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