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RFC 2362

"Protocol Independent Multicast-Sparse Mode (PIM-SM): Protocol Specification", June 1998

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2362.txt
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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Obsoletes:
RFC 2117
Obsoleted by:
RFC 4601, RFC 5059
Authors:
D. Estrin
D. Farinacci
A. Helmy
D. Thaler
S. Deering
M. Handley
V. Jacobson
C. Liu
P. Sharma
L. Wei
Stream:
IETF
Source:
idmr (rtg)

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Abstract

This document describes a protocol for efficiently routing to multicast groups that may span wide-area (and inter-domain) internets. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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