IGMP/MLD-Based Explicit Membership Tracking Function for Multicast Routers

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This document describes the IGMP/MLD-based explicit membership tracking function for multicast routers. The explicit tracking function is useful for accounting and contributes to saving network resource and fast leaves (i.e. shortened leave latency).


Hitoshi Asaeda (Asaeda@wide.ad.jp)
Yogo Uchida (uchida@sfc.wide.ad.jp)

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