Zeroconf Multicast Address Allocation Protocol (ZMAAP)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (zeroconf WG)
Authors Octavian Catrina  , Dave Thaler  , Bernard Aboba  , Erik Guttman 
Last updated 2001-10-22
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at


Today, with the rapid rise of home networking, there is an increasing need for auto-configuration mechanisms. This document specifies a protocol to be used on small networks without a multicast address allocation server in order to allow peer to peer allocation of multicast addresses.


Octavian Catrina (
Dave Thaler (
Bernard Aboba (
Erik Guttman (

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