Mtrace6: Traceroute Facility for IPv6 Multicast

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Authors Hitoshi Asaeda  , Tatsuya Jinmei 
Last updated 2007-02-28
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Multicast traceroute requires a special packet type and implementation on the part of routers. This document describes the IPv6 multicast traceroute facility. The main aim of this document is to clarify the difference between IPv4 multicast traceroute [5] and IPv6 multicast traceroute.


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