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IGMP
Last modified: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 

Internet Group Management Protocol is defined in RFC 1112 as the standard for IP multicasting in the Internet.

It's used to establish host memberships in particular multicast groups on a single network. The mechanisms of the protocol allow a host to inform its local router, using Host Membership Reports, that it wants to receive messages addressed to a specific multicast group.

All hosts conforming to level 2 of the IP multicasting specification require IGMP.

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