RFC 2710

Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) for IPv6, October 1999

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2710.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updated by:
RFC 3590, RFC 3810
Authors:
S. Deering
W. Fenner
B. Haberman
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ipngwg (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2710

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Abstract

This document specifies the protocol used by an IPv6 router to discover the presence of multicast listeners (that is, nodes wishing to receive multicast packets) on its directly attached links, and to discover specifically which multicast addresses are of interest to those neighboring nodes. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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