Tuning the Behavior of IGMP and MLD for Mobile Hosts and Routers

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Authors Hitoshi Asaeda  , Yogo Uchida  , Hui Liu  , Qin Wu 
Last updated 2011-02-22
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IGMP and MLD are the protocols used by hosts to report their IP multicast group memberships to neighboring multicast routers. This document describes the ways of IGMPv3 and MLDv2 protocol optimization for mobility, and aims to become a guideline for query and other timers tuning.


Hitoshi Asaeda (Asaeda@wide.ad.jp)
Yogo Uchida (uchida@sfc.wide.ad.jp)
Hui Liu (helen.liu@huawei.com)
Qin Wu (sunseawq@huawei.com)

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