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MultiAccess Reachability Protocol (MARP)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Alvaro Retana
Last updated 2003-03-06
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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This document defines a protocol to quickly determine the existence or aliveness of devices attached to a shared media (broadcast) subnet. While the examples used are narrowly defined for simplicity, the protocol could be applied to other situations as well.


Alvaro Retana

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