[rfc-dist] RFC 4607 on Source-Specific Multicast for IP
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Title: Source-Specific Multicast for IP
Author: H. Holbrook, B. Cain
Status: Standards Track
Date: August 2006
Mailbox: holbrook at arastra.com,
bcain99 at gmail.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-ssm-arch-07.txt
IP version 4 (IPv4) addresses in the 232/8 (126.96.36.199 to
188.8.131.52) range are designated as source-specific multicast
(SSM) destination addresses and are reserved for use by
source-specific applications and protocols. For IP version 6 (IPv6),
the address prefix FF3x::/32 is reserved for source-specific multicast
use. This document defines an extension to the Internet network
service that applies to datagrams sent to SSM addresses and defines
the host and router requirements to support this extension. [STANDARDS
This document is a product of the Source-Specific Multicast
Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and
suggestions for improvements.Please refer to the current edition of the
Internet Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization
state and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is
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