IP Multicast: References

Index

Web Sites

Introduction to IP Multicast
Technical explanation of multicast in IPv4 and IPv6, by Stig Venås (Uninett). There is also a glossary.
GÉANT Multicast Documentation
Description of the multicast implementation on the GÉANT backbone, which interconnects the national research & education networks in Europe.
I2 Multicast WG Talks
Talks held at the meetings of the Multicast Working Group in Internet2

Presentations

A Methodology for Troubleshooting Interdomain IP Multicast
B. Nickless and Caren Litvanyi. There's a newer version available in Powerpoint format.

Books

NEW: Interdomain Multicast Routing: Practical Juniper Networks and Cisco Systems Solutions
Brian M. Edwards, Leonard A. Giuliano, Brian R. Wright, 2002, Addision Wesley Professional, ISBN: 0-201-74612-3
Multicast Communication: Protocols, Programming, and Applications
Ralph Wittmann, Martina Zitterbart, May 2000, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers; ISBN: 1-55860645-9
MBone - Aufbau und Einsatz von IP-Multicast-Netzen
H. Fahner, P. Feil, T. Zseby, November 2000, dpunkt.verlag; ISBN: 3-920993-99-3
Internetworking Multimedia
Jon Crowcroft, Mark Handley, Ian Wakeman, October 1999, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers; ISBN: 1-55860584-3
This is also available on the Web. The chapter that deals with multicast specifically has been published as an article in volume 2, issue 4 of the IP Journal. A draft is available as PDF.
Developing IP Multicast Networks: The Definitive Guide to Designing and Deploying CISCO IP Multicast Networks, Volume I (Fundamentals)
Beau Williamson, January 2000, Cisco Press, ISBN: 1-57870077-9
Cisco Multicast Routing and Switching
William R. Parkhurst, June 1999, McGraw Hill, ISBN: 0-07134647-3
Deploying IP Multicast in the Enterprise
Thomas A. Maufer, December 1997, Prentice Hall PTR, ISBN: 0-13897687-2
IP Multicasting: Concepts and Applications
Marcus Goncalves, Kitty Niles, November 1998, McGraw-Hill, ISBN: 0-07913791-1
Multicast Networking and Applications
C. Kenneth Miller, October 1998, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., ISBN: 0-20130979-3
IP Multicasting: The Complete Guide to Interactive Corporate Networks
David R. Kosiur, May 1998, John Wiley & Sons, ISBN: 0-47124359-0
Routing in the Internet
Christian Huitema, March 1995, Prentice Hall, ISBN: 0-13132192-7
MBONE: Multicasting Tomorrow's Internet
Kevin Savetz, Neil Randall, Yves Lepage, March 1996, IDG Books Worldwide, ISBN: 1-56884723-8 () NOTE: This book seems to be out of print. However, the authors have kindly made the text of the book available on the Web.
Mbone: Interactive Multimedia on the Internet
Vinay Kumar, January 1995, New Riders Publishing, ISBN: 1-56205397-3

IETF working documents

I have stopped collecting Internet-Draft pointers here, because it is a time-consuming process that I cannot entirely automate. Please use the IETF tools team resources to find relevant documents. Here is a list of pointers to status pages for various groups related to IPv6. These status pages contain always-up-to-date information about each WG's Internet-Drafts.

mboned - magma - rmt - msec - pim - ssm - avt - rohc - sip

General

RFC 2502: Limitations of Internet Protocol Suite for Distributed Simulation the Large Multicast Environment
M. Pullen, M. Myjak, C. Bouwens, February 1999
RFC 1949: Scalable Multicast Key Distribution
A. Ballardie, May 1996
RFC 2627: Key Management for Multicast: Issues and Architectures
D. Wallner, E. Harder, R. Agee, June 1999
RFC 3678: Socket Interface Extensions for Multicast Source Filters
D. Thaler, B. Fenner, B. Quinn, January 2004

Routing

RFC 2715: Interoperability Rules for Multicast Routing Protocols
D. Thaler, October 1999
RFC 2991: Multipath Issues in Unicast and Multicast Next-Hop Selection
D. Thaler, C. Hopps, November 2000
RFC 3913: Border Gateway Multicast Protocol (BGMP): Protocol Specification
D. Thaler, September 2004
RFC 5110: Overview of the Internet Multicast Routing Architecture
P. Savola, January 2008
RFC 6308: Overview of the Internet Multicast Addressing Architecture
P. Savola, June 2011

Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM)

RFC 4601: Protocol Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode (PIM-SM): Protocol Specification (Revised)
B. Fenner, M. Handley, H. Holbrook, I. Kouvelas, August 2006
RFC 4602: Protocol Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode (PIM-SM) IETF Proposed Standard Requirements Analysis
T. Pusateri, August 2006
RFC 4609: Protocol Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode (PIM-SM) Multicast Routing Security Issues and Enhancements
P. Savola, R. Lehtonen, D. Meyer, October 2006
RFC 4610: Anycast-RP Using Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM)
D. Farinacci, Y. Cai, August 2006
RFC 5059: Bootstrap Router (BSR) Mechanism for Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM)
N. Bhaskar, A. Gall, J. Lingard, S. Venaas, January 2008
RFC 2934: Protocol Independent Multicast MIB for IPv4
K. McCloghrie, D. Farinacci, D. Thaler, B. Fenner, October 2000
RFC 5060: Protocol Independent Multicast MIB
R. Sivaramu, J. Lingard, D. McWalter, B. Joshi, A. Kessler, January 2008
RFC 4608: Source-Specific Protocol Independent Multicast in 232/8
D. Meyer, R. Rockell, G. Shepherd, August 2006
RFC 4624: Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP) MIB
B. Fenner, D. Thaler, October 2006
RFC 5015: Bidirectional Protocol Independent Multicast (BIDIR-PIM)
M. Handley, I. Kouvelas, T. Speakman, L. Vicisano, October 2007
RFC 5240: Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) Bootstrap Router MIB
B. Joshi, R. Bijlani, June 2008
RFC 5294: Host Threats to Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM)
P. Savola, J. Lingard, August 2008
RFC 5384: The Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) Join Attribute Format
A. Boers, I. Wijnands, E. Rosen, November 2008
RFC 5796: Authentication and Confidentiality in Protocol Independent Multicast Sparse Mode (PIM-SM) Link-Local Messages
W. Atwood, S. Islam, M. Siami, March 2010
Analysis of Protocol Independent Multicast Sparse Mode (PIM-SM) Security According to KARP Design Guide
M. Bhatia, April 2011 (work in progress)
RFC 6166: A Registry for PIM Message Types
S. Venaas, April 2011
RFC 6226: PIM Group-to-Rendezvous-Point Mapping
B. Joshi, A. Kessler, D. McWalter, May 2011
RFC 6395: An Interface Identifier (ID) Hello Option for PIM
S. Gulrajani, S. Venaas, October 2011
RFC 6420: PIM Multi-Topology ID (MT-ID) Join Attribute
Y. Cai, H. Ou, November 2011
RFC 6559: A Reliable Transport Mechanism for PIM
D. Farinacci, IJ. Wijnands,, S. Venaas, M. Napierala, March 2012
RFC 6754: Protocol Independent Multicast Equal-Cost Multipath (ECMP) Redirect
Y. Cai, L. Wei, H. Ou,, V. Arya, S. Jethwani, October 2012
RFC 6807: Population Count Extensions to Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM)
D. Farinacci, G. Shepherd,, S. Venaas, Y. Cai, December 2012

Source-Specific Multicast

RFC 3569: An Overview of Source-Specific Multicast (SSM)
S. Bhattacharyya, Ed., July 2003
RFC 3810: Multicast Listener Discovery Version 2 (MLDv2) for IPv6
R. Vida, Ed., L. Costa, Ed., June 2004
RFC 3956: Embedding the Rendezvous Point (RP) Address in an IPv6 Multicast Address
P. Savola, B. Haberman, November 2004
RFC 4607: Source-Specific Multicast for IP
H. Holbrook, B. Cain, August 2006
RFC 5790: Lightweight Internet Group Management Protocol Version 3 (IGMPv3) and Multicast Listener Discovery Version 2 (MLDv2) Protocols
H. Liu, W. Cao, H. Asaeda, February 2010
RFC 5760: RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Extensions for Single-Source Multicast Sessions with Unicast Feedback
J. Ott, J. Chesterfield, E. Schooler, February 2010
RFC 6128: RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Port for Source-Specific Multicast (SSM) Sessions
A. Begen, February 2011

Other Routing Protocols

RFC 1585: MOSPF: Analysis and Experience
J. Moy, March 1994
RFC 2201: Core Based Trees (CBT) Multicast Routing Architecture
A. Ballardie, September 1997
RFC 2189: Core Based Trees (CBT version 2) Multicast Routing Protocol Specification
A. Ballardie, September 1997
RFC 5058: Explicit Multicast (Xcast) Concepts and Options
R. Boivie, N. Feldman, Y. Imai, W. Livens, D. Ooms, November 2007

IDMR and IGMP

RFC 2236: Internet Group Management Protocol, Version 2
W. Fenner, November 1997
RFC 3376: Internet Group Management Protocol, Version 3
B. Cain, S. Deering, I. Kouvelas, B. Fenner, A. Thyagarajan, October 2002
RFC 2933: Internet Group Management Protocol MIB
K. McCloghrie, D. Farinacci, D. Thaler, October 2000
RFC 3228: IANA Considerations for IPv4 Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)
B. Fenner, February 2002
RFC 2710: Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) for IPv6
S. Deering, W. Fenner, B. Haberman, October 1999
RFC 3590: Source Address Selection for the Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) Protocol
B. Haberman, September 2003
RFC 2932: IPv4 Multicast Routing MIB
K. McCloghrie, D. Farinacci, D. Thaler, October 2000
RFC 3019: IP Version 6 Management Information Base for The Multicast Listener Discovery Protocol
B. Haberman, R. Worzella, January 2001
RFC 4286: Multicast Router Discovery
B. Haberman, J. Martin, December 2005
RFC 4541: Considerations for Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) and Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) Snooping Switches
M. Christensen, K. Kimball, F. Solensky, May 2006
RFC 4605: Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) / Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD)-Based Multicast Forwarding ("IGMP/MLD Proxying")
B. Fenner, H. He, B. Haberman, H. Sandick, August 2006
RFC 4604: Using Internet Group Management Protocol Version 3 (IGMPv3) and Multicast Listener Discovery Protocol Version 2 (MLDv2) for Source-Specific Multicast
H. Holbrook, B. Cain, B. Haberman, August 2006
RFC 5132: IP Multicast MIB
D. McWalter, D. Thaler, A. Kessler, December 2007
RFC 5186: Internet Group Management Protocol Version 3 (IGMPv3) / Multicast Listener Discovery Version 2 (MLDv2) and Multicast Routing Protocol Interaction
B. Haberman, J. Martin, May 2008
RFC 5519: Multicast Group Membership Discovery MIB
J. Chesterfield, B. Haberman, Ed., April 2009
RFC 6636: Tuning the Behavior of the Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) and Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) for Routers in Mobile and Wireless Networks
H. Asaeda, H. Liu,, Q. Wu, May 2012

Session Management

RFC 2974: Session Announcement Protocol
M. Handley, C. Perkins, E. Whelan, October 2000
RFC 4566: SDP: Session Description Protocol
M. Handley, V. Jacobson, C. Perkins, July 2006
SDP: Session Description Protocol
Mark Handley, Van Jacobson, Colin Perkins, Ali Begen, March 2013 (work in progress)
Hitchhiker's guide to the Session Description Protocol (SDP)
Bert Greevenbosch, July 2012 (work in progress)
RFC 5027: Security Preconditions for Session Description Protocol (SDP) Media Streams
F. Andreasen, D. Wing, October 2007
RFC 5898: Connectivity Preconditions for Session Description Protocol (SDP) Media Streams
F. Andreasen, G. Camarillo, D. Oran, D. Wing, July 2010
RFC 4567: Key Management Extensions for Session Description Protocol (SDP) and Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
J. Arkko, F. Lindholm, M. Naslund, K. Norrman, E. Carrara, July 2006
RFC 4568: Session Description Protocol (SDP) Security Descriptions for Media Streams
F. Andreasen, M. Baugher, D. Wing, July 2006
RFC 4570: Session Description Protocol (SDP) Source Filters
B. Quinn, R. Finlayson, July 2006
RFC 3388: Grouping of Media Lines in Session Description Protocol (SDP)
G. Camarillo, G. Eriksson, J. Holler, H. Schulzrinne, December 2002
RFC 3407: Session Description Protocol (SDP) Simple Capability Declaration
F. Andreasen, October 2002
RFC 4574: The Session Description Protocol (SDP) Label Attribute
O. Levin, G. Camarillo, August 2006
RFC 3259: A Message Bus for Local Coordination
J. Ott, C. Perkins, D. Kutscher, April 2002
RFC 3108: Conventions for the use of the Session Description Protocol (SDP) for ATM Bearer Connections
R. Kumar, M. Mostafa, May 2001
RFC 4091: The Alternative Network Address Types (ANAT) Semantics for the Session Description Protocol (SDP) Grouping Framework
G. Camarillo, J. Rosenberg, June 2005
RFC 4092: Usage of the Session Description Protocol (SDP) Alternative Network Address Types (ANAT) Semantics in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
G. Camarillo, J. Rosenberg, June 2005
RFC 3524: Mapping of Media Streams to Resource Reservation Flows
G. Camarillo, A. Monrad, April 2003
RFC 3890: A Transport Independent Bandwidth Modifier for the Session Description Protocol (SDP)
M. Westerlund, September 2004
RFC 3605: Real Time Control Protocol (RTCP) attribute in Session Description Protocol (SDP)
C. Huitema, October 2003
RFC 5450: Transmission Time Offsets in RTP Streams
D. Singer, H. Desineni, March 2009
RFC 5506: Support for Reduced-Size Real-Time Transport Control Protocol (RTCP): Opportunities and Consequences
I. Johansson, M. Westerlund, April 2009
RFC 4145: TCP-Based Media Transport in the Session Description Protocol (SDP)
D. Yon, G. Camarillo, September 2005
RFC 4473: Requirements for Internet Media Guides (IMGs)
Y. Nomura, R. Walsh, J-P. Luoma, J. Ott, H. Schulzrinne, May 2006
RFC 4583: Session Description Protocol (SDP) Format for Binary Floor Control Protocol (BFCP) Streams
G. Camarillo, November 2006
RFC 4796: The Session Description Protocol (SDP) Content Attribute
J. Hautakorpi, G. Camarillo, February 2007
RFC 5159: Session Description Protocol (SDP) Attributes for Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) Broadcast (BCAST) Service and Content Protection
L. Dondeti, Ed., A. Jerichow, March 2008
RFC 5888: The Session Description Protocol (SDP) Grouping Framework
G. Camarillo, H. Schulzrinne, June 2010
RFC 5725: Post-Repair Loss RLE Report Block Type for RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Extended Reports (XRs)
A. Begen, D. Hsu, M. Lague, February 2010
RFC 5939: Session Description Protocol (SDP) Capability Negotiation
F. Andreasen, September 2010
RFC 5968: Guidelines for Extending the RTP Control Protocol (RTCP)
J. Ott, C. Perkins, September 2010
RFC 5956: Forward Error Correction Grouping Semantics in the Session Description Protocol
A. Begen, September 2010
RFC 6064: SDP and RTSP Extensions Defined for 3GPP Packet-Switched Streaming Service and Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service
M. Westerlund, P. Frojdh, January 2011
RFC 6189: ZRTP: Media Path Key Agreement for Unicast Secure RTP
P. Zimmermann, A. Johnston, Ed., J. Callas, April 2011
RFC 6222: Guidelines for Choosing RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Canonical Names (CNAMEs)
A. Begen, C. Perkins, D. Wing, April 2011
RFC 6236: Negotiation of Generic Image Attributes in the Session Description Protocol (SDP)
I. Johansson, K. Jung, May 2011
RFC 6285: Unicast-Based Rapid Acquisition of Multicast RTP Sessions
B. Ver Steeg, A. Begen,, T. Van Caenegem, Z. Vax, June 2011
RFC 6284: Port Mapping between Unicast and Multicast RTP Sessions
A. Begen, D. Wing,, T. Van Caenegem, June 2011
RFC 6332: Multicast Acquisition Report Block Type for RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) Extended Reports (XRs)
A. Begen, E. Friedrich, July 2011
IANA Registration of the 'image' Media Type for the Session Description Protocol (SDP)
Gonzalo Salgueiro, August 2011 (work in progress)
RFC 6364: Session Description Protocol Elements for the Forward Error Correction (FEC) Framework
A. Begen, October 2011
RFC 6659: Considerations for Deploying the Rapid Acquisition of Multicast RTP Sessions (RAMS) Method
A. Begen, July 2012
RFC 6849: An Extension to the Session Description Protocol (SDP) and Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) for Media Loopback
H. Kaplan, Ed.,, K. Hedayat, N. Venna,, P. Jones, N. Stratton, February 2013

Reliable Multicast Transport

RFC 2887: The Reliable Multicast Design Space for Bulk Data Transfer
M. Handley, S. Floyd, B. Whetten, R. Kermode, L. Vicisano, M. Luby, August 2000
RFC 3208: PGM Reliable Transport Protocol Specification
T. Speakman, J. Crowcroft, J. Gemmell, D. Farinacci, S. Lin, D. Leshchiner, M. Luby, T. Montgomery, L. Rizzo, A. Tweedly, N. Bhaskar, R. Edmonstone, R. Sumanasekera, L. Vicisano, December 2001
RFC 3269: Author Guidelines for Reliable Multicast Transport (RMT) Building Blocks and Protocol Instantiation documents
R. Kermode, L. Vicisano, April 2002
RFC 3048: Reliable Multicast Transport Building Blocks for One-to-Many Bulk-Data Transfer
B. Whetten, L. Vicisano, R. Kermode, M. Handley, S. Floyd, M. Luby, January 2001
RFC 3450: Asynchronous Layered Coding (ALC) Protocol Instantiation
M. Luby, J. Gemmell, L. Vicisano, L. Rizzo, J. Crowcroft, December 2002
RFC 3451: Layered Coding Transport (LCT) Building Block
M. Luby, J. Gemmell, L. Vicisano, L. Rizzo, M. Handley, J. Crowcroft, December 2002
RFC 3452: Forward Error Correction Building Block
M. Luby, L. Vicisano, J. Gemmell, L. Rizzo, M. Handley, J. Crowcroft, December 2002
RFC 3453: The Use of Forward Error Correction in Reliable Multicast
M. Luby, L. Vicisano, J. Gemmell, L. Rizzo, M. Handley, J. Crowcroft, December 2002
RFC 5740: NACK-Oriented Reliable Multicast (NORM) Transport Protocol
B. Adamson, C. Bormann, M. Handley, J. Macker, November 2009
RFC 5401: Multicast Negative-Acknowledgment (NACK) Building Blocks
B. Adamson, C. Bormann, M. Handley, J. Macker, November 2008
RFC 3738: Wave and Equation Based Rate Control (WEBRC) Building Block
M. Luby, V. Goyal, April 2004
RFC 6726: FLUTE - File Delivery over Unidirectional Transport
T. Paila, R. Walsh,, M. Luby, V. Roca,, R. Lehtonen, November 2012
RFC 4410: Selectively Reliable Multicast Protocol (SRMP)
M. Pullen, F. Zhao, D. Cohen, February 2006
RFC 4654: TCP-Friendly Multicast Congestion Control (TFMCC): Protocol Specification
J. Widmer, M. Handley, August 2006
RFC 5052: Forward Error Correction (FEC) Building Block
M. Watson, M. Luby, L. Vicisano, August 2007
RFC 5170: Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) Staircase and Triangle Forward Error Correction (FEC) Schemes
V. Roca, C. Neumann, D. Furodet, June 2008
RFC 5445: Basic Forward Error Correction (FEC) Schemes
M. Watson, March 2009
RFC 5510: Reed-Solomon Forward Error Correction (FEC) Schemes
J. Lacan, V. Roca, J. Peltotalo, S. Peltotalo, April 2009
RFC 5651: Layered Coding Transport (LCT) Building Block
M. Luby, M. Watson, L. Vicisano, October 2009
RFC 6363: Forward Error Correction (FEC) Framework
M. Watson, A. Begen,, V. Roca, October 2011
RFC 6968: FCAST: Object Delivery for the Asynchronous Layered Coding (ALC) and NACK-Oriented Reliable Multicast (NORM) Protocols
V. Roca, B. Adamson, July 2013

Mbone Deployment WG

RFC 2365: Administratively Scoped IP Multicast
D. Meyer, July 1998
RFC 2588: IP Multicast and Firewalls
R. Finlayson, May 1999
RFC 2776: Multicast-Scope Zone Announcement Protocol (MZAP)
M. Handley, D. Thaler, R. Kermode, February 2000
RFC 3180: GLOP Addressing in 233/8
D. Meyer, P. Lothberg, September 2001
RFC 3138: Extended Assignments in 233/8
D. Meyer, June 2001
RFC 4611: Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP) Deployment Scenarios
M. McBride, J. Meylor, D. Meyer, August 2006
RFC 3170: IP Multicast Applications: Challenges and Solutions
B. Quinn, K. Almeroth, September 2001
RFC 3306: Unicast-Prefix-based IPv6 Multicast Addresses
B. Haberman, D. Thaler, August 2002
RFC 3488: Cisco Systems Router-port Group Management Protocol (RGMP)
I. Wu, T. Eckert, February 2003
RFC 5135: IP Multicast Requirements for a Network Address Translator (NAT) and a Network Address Port Translator (NAPT)
D. Wing, T. Eckert, February 2008
RFC 6450: Multicast Ping Protocol
S. Venaas, December 2011
RFC 6034: Unicast-Prefix-Based IPv4 Multicast Addresses
D. Thaler, October 2010
RFC 6676: Multicast Addresses for Documentation
S. Venaas, R. Parekh,, G. Van de Velde, T. Chown,, M. Eubanks, August 2012

Large-Scale Multicast Applications (LSMA)

RFC 2729: Taxonomy of Communication Requirements for Large-scale Multicast Applications
P. Bagnall, R. Briscoe, A. Poppitt, December 1999

Multicast Over...

RFC 3353: Overview of IP Multicast in a Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Environment
D. Ooms, B. Sales, W. Livens, A. Acharya, F. Griffoul, F. Ansari, August 2002
RFC 4045: Extensions to Support Efficient Carrying of Multicast Traffic in Layer-2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
G. Bourdon, April 2005
RFC 4834: Requirements for Multicast in Layer 3 Provider-Provisioned Virtual Private Networks (PPVPNs)
T. Morin, Ed., April 2007
RFC 5501: Requirements for Multicast Support in Virtual Private LAN Services
Y. Kamite, Ed., Y. Wada, Y. Serbest, T. Morin, L. Fang, March 2009
RFC 5496: The Reverse Path Forwarding (RPF) Vector TLV
IJ. Wijnands, A. Boers, E. Rosen, March 2009
RFC 6037: Cisco Systems' Solution for Multicast in BGP/MPLS IP VPNs
E. Rosen, Ed., Y. Cai, Ed., IJ. Wijnands, October 2010
RFC 6085: Address Mapping of IPv6 Multicast Packets on Ethernet
S. Gundavelli, M. Townsley, O. Troan, W. Dec, January 2011

Multicast Address Allocation

RFC 2771: An Abstract API for Multicast Address Allocation
R. Finlayson, February 2000
RFC 2908: The Internet Multicast Address Allocation Architecture
D. Thaler, M. Handley, D. Estrin, September 2000
RFC 2730: Multicast Address Dynamic Client Allocation Protocol (MADCAP)
S. Hanna, B. Patel, M. Shah, December 1999
RFC 2907: MADCAP Multicast Scope Nesting State Option
R. Kermode, September 2000
RFC 2909: The Multicast Address-Set Claim (MASC) Protocol
P. Radoslavov, D. Estrin, R. Govindan, M. Handley, S. Kumar, D. Thaler, September 2000
RFC 5771: IANA Guidelines for IPv4 Multicast Address Assignments
M. Cotton, L. Vegoda, D. Meyer, March 2010
RFC 3307: Allocation Guidelines for IPv6 Multicast Addresses
B. Haberman, August 2002
RFC 3559: Multicast Address Allocation MIB
D. Thaler, June 2003
RFC 5771: IANA Guidelines for IPv4 Multicast Address Assignments
M. Cotton, L. Vegoda, D. Meyer, March 2010

Security

See also the pages of the GSEC Research Group in the IRTF.

RFC 6407: The Group Domain of Interpretation
B. Weis, S. Rowles,, T. Hardjono, October 2011
RFC 3740: The Multicast Group Security Architecture
T. Hardjono, B. Weis, March 2004
RFC 4046: Multicast Security (MSEC) Group Key Management Architecture
M. Baugher, R. Canetti, L. Dondeti, F. Lindholm, April 2005
RFC 3830: MIKEY: Multimedia Internet KEYing
J. Arkko, E. Carrara, F. Lindholm, M. Naslund, K. Norrman, August 2004
RFC 4563: The Key ID Information Type for the General Extension Payload in Multimedia Internet KEYing (MIKEY)
E. Carrara, V. Lehtovirta, K. Norrman, June 2006
RFC 4650: HMAC-Authenticated Diffie-Hellman for Multimedia Internet KEYing (MIKEY)
M. Euchner, September 2006
RFC 4082: Timed Efficient Stream Loss-Tolerant Authentication (TESLA): Multicast Source Authentication Transform Introduction
A. Perrig, D. Song, R. Canetti, J. D. Tygar, B. Briscoe, June 2005
RFC 4383: The Use of Timed Efficient Stream Loss-Tolerant Authentication (TESLA) in the Secure Real-time Transport Protocol (SRTP)
M. Baugher, E. Carrara, February 2006
RFC 5776: Use of Timed Efficient Stream Loss-Tolerant Authentication (TESLA) in the Asynchronous Layered Coding (ALC) and NACK-Oriented Reliable Multicast (NORM) Protocols
V. Roca, A. Francillon, S. Faurite, April 2010
RFC 4442: Bootstrapping Timed Efficient Stream Loss-Tolerant Authentication (TESLA)
S. Fries, H. Tschofenig, March 2006
RFC 4534: Group Security Policy Token v1
A Colegrove, H Harney, June 2006
RFC 4535: GSAKMP: Group Secure Association Key Management Protocol
H. Harney, U. Meth, A. Colegrove, G. Gross, June 2006
RFC 4738: MIKEY-RSA-R: An Additional Mode of Key Distribution in Multimedia Internet KEYing (MIKEY)
D. Ignjatic, L. Dondeti, F. Audet, P. Lin, November 2006
RFC 5197: On the Applicability of Various Multimedia Internet KEYing (MIKEY) Modes and Extensions
S. Fries, D. Ignjatic, June 2008
RFC 5374: Multicast Extensions to the Security Architecture for the Internet Protocol
B. Weis, G. Gross, D. Ignjatic, November 2008
RFC 6188: The Use of AES-192 and AES-256 in Secure RTP
D. McGrew, March 2011
RFC 6309: IANA Rules for MIKEY (Multimedia Internet KEYing)
J. Arkko, A. Keranen,, J. Mattsson, August 2011

Other

RFC 3754: IP Multicast in Differentiated Services (DS) Networks
R. Bless, K. Wehrle, April 2004
RFC 3918: Methodology for IP Multicast Benchmarking
D. Stopp, B. Hickman, October 2004
RFC 4795: Link-local Multicast Name Resolution (LLMNR)
B. Aboba, D. Thaler, L. Esibov, January 2007
RFC 6621: Simplified Multicast Forwarding
J. Macker, Ed., May 2012
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