Internet Group Management Protocol

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Internet Group Management Protocol

(protocol)
(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.
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Full stateful IGMP multicast support: tracks and allows/deny multicast traffic, with support for IGMPv1, IGMPv2, and IGMPv3
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