Internet DRAFT - draft-ietf-ipngwg-uni-based-mcast


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        RFC 3306

        Title:      Unicast-Prefix-based IPv6 Multicast Addresses
        Author(s):  B. Haberman, D. Thaler
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       August 2002
        Pages:      7
        Characters: 12713
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ipngwg-uni-based-mcast-03.txt


This specification defines an extension to the multicast addressing
architecture of the IP Version 6 protocol.  The extension presented
in this document allows for unicast-prefix-based allocation of
multicast addresses.  By delegating multicast addresses at the same
time as unicast prefixes, network operators will be able to identify
their multicast addresses without needing to run an inter-domain
allocation protocol.

This document is a product of the IPNG Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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