[rfc-dist] RFC 3973 on Protocol Independent Multicast - Dense Mode (PIM-DM): Protocol Specification (Revised)

rfc-editor at rfc-editor.org rfc-editor at rfc-editor.org
Mon Jan 24 15:57:42 PST 2005


A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.


        RFC 3973

        Title:      Protocol Independent Multicast - Dense Mode
                    (PIM-DM): Protocol Specification (Revised)
        Author(s):  A. Adams, J. Nicholas, W. Siadak
        Status:     Experimental
        Date:       January 2005
        Mailbox:    ala at nexthop.com, jonathan.nicholas at itt.com,
                    wfs at nexthop.com
        Pages:      61
        Characters: 136708
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-pim-dm-new-v2-05.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3973.txt


This document specifies Protocol Independent Multicast - Dense Mode
(PIM-DM).  PIM-DM is a multicast routing protocol that uses the
underlying unicast routing information base to flood multicast
datagrams to all multicast routers.  Prune messages are used to
prevent future messages from propagating to routers without group
membership information.

This document is a product of the Protocol Independent Multicast
Working Group of the IETF.

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.  Distribution of this memo
is unlimited.

This announcement is sent to the IETF list and the RFC-DIST list.
Requests to be added to or deleted from the IETF distribution list
should be sent to IETF-REQUEST at IETF.ORG.  Requests to be
added to or deleted from the RFC-DIST distribution list should
be sent to RFC-DIST-REQUEST at RFC-EDITOR.ORG.

Details on obtaining RFCs via FTP or EMAIL may be obtained by sending
an EMAIL message to rfc-info at RFC-EDITOR.ORG with the message body 
help: ways_to_get_rfcs.  For example:

        To: rfc-info at RFC-EDITOR.ORG
        Subject: getting rfcs

        help: ways_to_get_rfcs

Requests for special distribution should be addressed to either the
author of the RFC in question, or to RFC-Manager at RFC-EDITOR.ORG.  Unless
specifically noted otherwise on the RFC itself, all RFCs are for
unlimited distribution.

Submissions for Requests for Comments should be sent to
RFC-EDITOR at RFC-EDITOR.ORG.  Please consult RFC 2223, Instructions to RFC
Authors, for further information.


Joyce K. Reynolds and Sandy Ginoza
USC/Information Sciences Institute

...

Below is the data which will enable a MIME compliant Mail Reader 
implementation to automatically retrieve the ASCII version
of the RFCs.
-------------- next part --------------
Skipped content of type multipart/alternative


More information about the rfc-dist mailing list