Unformatted text preview: ulticast addresses are meaningful
only within a given scope.
non- For example, a group identified by the permanent, site-local multicast address FF15:0:0:0:0:0:0:101
at one site bears no relationship to a group using the same address
at a different site, nor to a non-permanent group using the same
group ID with a different scope, nor to a permanent group with the
same group ID. Multicast addresses must not be used as source addresses in
IPv6 packets or appear in any Routing header. Routers must not forward any multicast packets beyond of the
scope indicated by the scop field in the destination multicast
address. Nodes must not originate a packet to a multicast address
whose scop field contains the reserved value 0; if such a packet is
received, it must be silently dropped.
packet to a Nodes should not originate a multicast address whose scop field contains the reserved
value F; if such a packet is sent or received, it must be treated the
same as packets destined to a global (scop E) multicast address. 2.7.1. Pre-Defined Multicast Addresses The following wel...
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