Lighten LAN loads with GMRP

Jain, Vipin; Karimi, Hamid
July 1999
Network World;07/19/99, Vol. 16 Issue 29, p47
Trade Publication
Discusses the performance of multicasting at Layer 2 via the GARP Multicasting Registration Protocol (GMRP) introduced in 1998. Maximizing of local area network (LAN) productivity by sending packets over a one-to-many topology; Efficient flow of data through LAN switches; Use of multicasting for multimedia applications; Registration of routers via the Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP).


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