Security and routing scoped IP multicast addresses.

Romdhani, Imed, Al-Dubai, Ahmed and Kellil, Mounir (2009) Security and routing scoped IP multicast addresses. 2009 International Conference on Parallel Processing Workshops. 228 - 235. ISSN 1530-2016

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IP multicast is an efficient and scalable network layer delivering method for multimedia content to a large number of receivers across the Internet. It saves the network bandwidth and optimizes the processing overhead of the source. However, current IP multicast deployment is still facing many deployment complexities. In particular, the duality and the strong relationship between multicast addressing and routing along with the absence of an integrated multicast access control security mechanism have prevented a broader deployment of multicasting over large and public network infrastructures such as the Internet. To solve multicast scoping and autonomic multicast routing triggering issues, we propose a new scope based and hierarchical multicast control and routing protocol . Our approach introduces a new multicast addressing scheme that embeds simultaneously a plurality of hierarchical scopes and associates each scope with a specific access control and routing method. We evaluate the performance of our solution with respect to access control overhead and we analyse its strengths and limitations compared to related works.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 1530-2016
ISBN: 978-1-4244-4923-1
Uncontrolled Keywords: IP multi-cast; many-to-many; access control; multicast roouting; IPv6;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3904
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2011 15:59
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2013 16:26

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