Mtrace Version 2: Traceroute Facility for IP Multicast

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (mboned WG)
Last updated 2011-12-14 (latest revision 2011-01-07)
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This document describes the IP multicast traceroute facility. Unlike unicast traceroute, multicast traceroute requires special implementations on the part of routers. This specification describes the required functionality in multicast routers, as well as how management applications can use the router functionality.


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