Multicast Filtering Practices

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Operators of multicast networks may apply various filters to multicast traffic at boundary routers or on MSDP peerings. The aim of this text is to discuss appropriate filtering policies, as well as documenting existing filtering practices, with a view to generating some discussion towards producing guidance on best filtering practice.


Tim Chown (
Leonard Giuliano (

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