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IPv4 Multicast Unusable Group And Source Addresses

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (mboned WG)
Expired & archived
Author Bill Nickless
Last updated 2003-12-10
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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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

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