WELL-KNOWN MULTICAST ADDRESSES

A multicast address is a logical identifier for a group of hosts in a computer network that are available to process datagrams or frames intended to be multicast for a designated network service. Multicast addressing can be used in the link layer (Layer 2 in the OSI model), such as Ethernet multicast, and at the internet layer (Layer 3 for OSI) for Internet Protocol Version 4 (Post to Post Links II error: Unrecognized type: ”slug”) or Version 6 (IPv6) multicast.

Below enlisted are the notable well-known IPv4 addresses that are reserved for IP multicasting and that are registered with IANA –

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Below enlisted are the notable  IPv6 multicast addresses that are registered with the IANA –

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Reference – 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multicast_address

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