RFC 8487

Mtrace Version 2: Traceroute Facility for IP Multicast, October 2018

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
H. Asaeda
K. Meyer
W. Lee. Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
mboned (ops)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8487

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Abstract

This document describes the IP multicast traceroute facility, named Mtrace version 2 (Mtrace2). Unlike unicast traceroute, Mtrace2 requires special implementations on the part of routers. This specification describes the required functionality in multicast routers, as well as how an Mtrace2 client invokes a Query and receives a Reply.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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