Multi-Upstream Interfaces IGMP/MLD Proxy

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Authors Hong-Ke Zhang  , Thomas Schmidt 
Last updated 2015-11-29 (latest revision 2015-05-28)
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In this document, followed by the idea mentioned in [1] and subsequently updated in [2], an IGMP/MLD proxy with multiple upstream interfaces called MUIIMP is proposed and analyzed. The MUIIMP inherits the basic rule of the IGMP/MLD proxy but extends with multiple upstream interfaces. To avoid data redundancy, each upstream interface of an MUIIMP device MUST NOT send or subscribe to the same data simultaneously.


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