Manual Reference Pages  - IP-MADDRESS (8)

NAME

ip-maddress - multicast addresses management

CONTENTS

See Also
Author

SYNOPSIS

    ip [ OPTIONS ] maddress { COMMAND | help }

   

ip maddress [ add | del ] MULTIADDR dev STRING

    ip maddress show [ dev STRING ]

DESCRIPTION

maddress objects are multicast addresses.

    ip maddress show - list multicast addresses

dev NAME (default)
  the device name.

    ip maddress add - add a multicast address

    ip maddress delete - delete a multicast address

these commands attach/detach a static link layer multicast address to listen on the interface. Note that it is impossible to join protocol multicast groups statically. This command only manages link layer addresses.

address LLADDRESS (default)
  the link layer multicast address.

dev NAME
  the device to join/leave this multicast address.

SEE ALSO

ip(8)

AUTHOR

Original Manpage by Michail Litvak <mci@owl.openwall.com>


iproute2 IP-MADDRESS (8) 20 Dec 2011
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