IPv4 Multicast Unusable Group And Source Addresses

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Author Bill Nickless 
Last updated 2003-12-10
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Some IPv4 multicast datagrams should not be routed, either within an administrative domain or between administrative domains. A list of those restrictions is supplied here. These restrictions SHOULD be respected by IPv4 multicast applications and included in network device access control lists. IANA should permanently reserve certain address ranges.


Bill Nickless (nickless@mcs.anl.gov)

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