Internet Group Management Protocol

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Internet Group Management Protocol definition

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(IGMP) An extension to the Internet Protocol, used by IP hosts to report their host group memberships to immediately-neighbouring multicast routers.
See also MBONE.
Version 1 of IGMP is defined in Appendix 1 of RFC 1112.
Version 2 is proposed in RFC 2236.
(1999-11-08)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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