MBONE: Multicasting Tomorrow's Internet

What is MOSPF?

MOSPF is the IP multicast extension to the OSPF routing protocol, currently an Internet Draft. John Moy has implemented MOSPF for the Proteon router. A network of routers running MOSPF can forward IP multicast packets directly, sending no more than one copy over any link, and without the need for any tunnels. This is how IP multicasting within a domain is supposed to work.

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