Protocol Independent Multicast Based States Allocation

In this paper the Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) protocol is being used. The PIM protocol avoids the packet drop and diverting problem. The PIM protocol is not dependent on any specific unicast routing protocol. It is IP routing independent protocol. The PIM uses the unicast and multicast information to create a distribution tree along the reverse path from the receivers towards the source. The PIM protocol consists of three modes such as sparse mode, dense mode and bidirectional mode. The sparse mode is used to sends the file from router to a receiver. The dense mode is used to sends the file from router to multiple receivers.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Science and Communication Networks (IJCSCN) Topic: Mobility Date Added: Feb 2012 Format: PDF

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