multicast addressing

multicast addressing

Ethernet addressing scheme used to send packets to devices of a certain type or for broadcasting to all nodes. The least significant bit of the most significant byte of a multi-cast address is one.
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1: Principles, Protocols, and Architecture -- Introduction and Overview; Review of Underlying Network Technologies; Internetworking Concept and Architectural Model; Internet Addresses; Mapping Internet Addresses to Physical Addresses (ARP); Determining an Internet Address at Startup (RARP); Internet Protocol (three chapters); Protocol Learning; User Datagram Protocol; Reliable Stream Transport Service (TCP); Routing (three chapters); Transparent Gateways and Subnet Addressing; Multicast Addressing (IGMP); Client-Server Model of Interaction; Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP); The Domain Name System; The Socket Interface; Applications (four chapters); Summary of Protocol Dependencies; TCP/IP Internet Research and Engineering Problems.

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