IGMP -->
Internet Group Management Protocol
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<protocol> (IGMP) An extension to the Internet Protocol, used by IP hosts to report their host group memberships to immediately-neighbouring multicast routers.

See also: MBONE.

Version 1 of IGMP is defined in Appendix 1 of RFC 1112.

Version 2 is proposed in RFC 2236.

Acronym: IGMP

(01 Apr 1999)