MLDv2 User Authentication Problem Statement

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This document defines architectural considerations and problem statement for authenticating the user before entering into a multicast group using the multicast listener discover protocol version 2 (MLDv2). The issues regarding identifying multiple users, authenticating the channel, accounting, mobile multicast and security are identified.


Behcet Sarikaya (

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