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Overview of the Internet Multicast Routing Architecture

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Pekka Savola
Last updated 2005-04-27 (Latest revision 2004-12-29)
Replaced by RFC 5110
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-mboned-routingarch
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The lack of up-to-date documentation on IP multicast routing protocols and procedures has caused a great deal of confusion. To clarify the situation, this memo describes the routing protocols and techniques currently (as of this writing) in use.


Pekka Savola

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