AUS: A Scalable IPv6 Multicast Solution

  • Bizhen Fu
  • Kun Yu
  • Congxiao Bao
  • Xing Li
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 157)


While the deployment of IPv4 network-layer multicast has been mostly limited to LAN level networks due to scalability and management issues, the application of a large-scale, secure and controllable IPv6 multicast is of great interest in the current high-bandwidth transmission networks. In this paper we (1) define multicast application requirements, (2) propose a scalable IPv6 multicast framework solution (AUS) and (3) provide the evaluation and deployment of the AUS framework in CERNET2. Given the deployment of this scalable multicast framework, we believe that our solution offer the advantages of both a bandwidth-saving delivery network and strong controllability.


Multicast Tree Multicast Group Distribute Hash Table Management Component Multicast Router 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Network Research CenterTsinghua UniversityBeijingP.R. China

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