A Generic Approach to Multicast Translation In Support of IPv6 Transition

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Authors Tina Tsou  , Tom Taylor  , Cathy Zhou  , Hui Ji 
Last updated 2011-01-27
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Consider a situation which will arise in many IPv6 transition scenarios, where Network A, to which a host is attached, supports one IP version, but the host and Network B support a different IP version. Suppose that the host wishes to access a multicast group which is rooted or sourced in Network B. This document specifies a stateful translation mechanism whereby the host can obtain its desired access using the native multicast capabilities of Network A.


Tina Tsou (tena@huawei.com)
Tom Taylor (tom.taylor.stds@gmail.com)
Cathy Zhou (cathyzhou@huawei.com)
Hui Ji (jihui@chinatelecom.com.cn)

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