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A Minimal Deployment Option for Multicast Listeners in PMIPv6 Domains

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Thomas C. Schmidt , Matthias Wählisch , Suresh Krishnan
Last updated 2010-03-02 (Latest revision 2010-02-08)
Replaced by RFC 6224
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This document describes deployment options for activating multicast listener functions in Proxy Mobile IPv6 domains without modifying mobility and multicast protocol standards. Similar to Home Agents in Mobile IPv6, PMIPv6 Local Mobility Anchors serve as multicast subscription anchor points, while Mobile Access Gateways provide MLD proxy functions. In this scenario, Mobile Nodes remain agnostic of multicast mobility operations.


Thomas C. Schmidt
Matthias Wählisch
Suresh Krishnan

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