IP multicast data plane failure detection

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ICMP Based multicast messaging infrastructure is presented in this document. Messages presented in this document is intended to be utilized for troubleshooting multicast data plane connectivity issues as well as identify multicast routers performing different roles, such as Rendezvous Point (RP), Designated Router etc.


Tissa Senevirathne (tsenevir@cisco.com)
Nataraj Bacthu (nbatchu@cisco.com)
Raghava Sivaramu (raghavas@cisco.com)
Sam Aldrin (aldrin.ietf@gmail.com)
Donald Eastlake (d3e3e3@gmail.com)

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