IPv6 Multicast

This chapter introduces IPv6 multicast, which allows a single IPv6 host to send a packet to a group of IPv6 hosts, and the features and configuration of the Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) protocol. For more information on IPv6 multicasting, refer to the following publications:
  • RFC 2710—Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) for IPv6
  • RFC 3810—Multicast Listener Discovery Version 2 (MLDv2) for IPv6