Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP), October 2003
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The Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP) describes a mechanism to connect multiple IP Version 4 Protocol Independent Multicast Sparse-Mode (PIM-SM) domains together. Each PIM-SM domain uses its own independent Rendezvous Point (RP) and does not have to depend on RPs in other domains. This document reflects existing MSDP implementations.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.