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Implementation of IGMP v3 and its application to IPTV carrying network
Author(s): Min Zhou; Ximing Dong
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Paper Abstract

IGMP is a host-router signaling protocol, and it is used to manage the membership of Internet Protocol multicast groups for IPv4. IGMPv3 adds "source filtering" function required to support SSM. Firstly, this paper analyses the improvements and implementation of IGMPv3. Secondly, it points out the problems when applying IGMPv3 to IPTV carrying network. Then it presents the solutions by improving IGMPv3 protocol to reduce channel zapping time which is one of the important metrics affecting the QoE in IPTV service. Method to realize the end user authentication, authorization and accounting in the IP multicast security and authentication area by extending the IGMPv3 protocol is described at last.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 November 2008
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7137, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications VI, 713739 (19 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.804079
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Min Zhou, Wuhan Research Institute of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Ximing Dong, Fiberhome Networks Co. Ltd. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7137:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications VI
Weisheng Hu; Shoa-Kai Liu; Ken-ichi Sato; Lena Wosinska, Editor(s)

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