unicast routing protocol


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unicast routing protocol

A routing protocol that does not support multicast. See routing protocol and multicast. Contrast with multicast routing protocol.
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Likewise, MZRP does not depend on any underlying unicast routing protocol.
The RP is connected to the receiver nodes of the multicast session and the source nodes send the data packets to the RP based on the underlying unicast routing protocol.
AMRoute make use of the underlying unicast routing protocol to detect network dynamics while it takes care of the frequent tree reconfigurations.
ODMRP can also operate independently as an efficient unicast routing protocol.
In the following, we will analyze the two most used categories of protocols (because most of the applications use them): Geocast routing and Unicast routing protocols.
For the implementation of the TP application, we have to consider the unicast routing protocols.
First, we can classify all the unicast routing protocols in two (2) main classes: Topology-based routing and Geographic routing.