Multicast Firewall for Intranet Multimedia Applications

  title={Multicast Firewall for Intranet Multimedia Applications},
  author={Tat Chee Wan and Chee Hoong Leong and Ronnie Chee Weng Thum},
Multimedia applications utilizing multicast transmission techniques are becoming prevalent as the number of users and types of applications proli ferate. Nonetheless, the deployment of such applications throughout an Intranet is constrained by the lack of multicast capable routers and the inabil ity to protect the network from being swamped by multicast traffic. Multicast firewalls are designed to overcome these limitations. The roles of a multicast firewall are to: • Perform multicast packet… CONTINUE READING