RFC 6559

A Reliable Transport Mechanism for PIM, March 2012

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D. Farinacci
IJ. Wijnands
S. Venaas
M. Napierala
pim (rtg)

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC6559

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This document defines a reliable transport mechanism for the PIM protocol for transmission of Join/Prune messages. This eliminates the need for periodic Join/Prune message transmission and processing. The reliable transport mechanism can use either TCP or SCTP as the transport protocol. This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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