Internet Group Management 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.

Last updated: 1999-11-08

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