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Requirements for IP Multicast Session Announcement

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (mboned WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Hitoshi Asaeda , Vincent Roca
Last updated 2010-03-08
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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The Session Announcement Protocol (SAP) [2] was used to announce information for all available IP multicast sessions to the prospective receiver in an experimental network. It is easy to use, but not scalable and difficult to control the SAP message transmission in a wide area network. This document describes the issues and the requirements for multicast session announcement in the global Internet.


Hitoshi Asaeda
Vincent Roca

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