SSM extensions: network layer support for multiple senders in SSM

@inproceedings{Sara2003SSMEN,
  title={SSM extensions: network layer support for multiple senders in SSM},
  author={Kamil Saraç and Pavan Namburi and Kevin C. Almeroth},
  booktitle={ICCCN},
  year={2003}
}
Source Specific Multicast (SSM) provides native support for single sender multicast applications. Current proposals for supporting multiple sender applications on top of SSM includes using multiple SSM channels or using an application layer relay mechanism on top of SSM. These approaches have potential scalability or single point of failure problems, respectively. In this paper, we propose network layer extensions to SSM. Our extensions provide a convenient mechanism for SSM group owners to… CONTINUE READING

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