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NAME

ip-maddress − multicast addresses management

SYNOPSIS

ip [ OPTIONS ] maddress { COMMAND | help }

ip maddress [ add | del ] MULTIADDR dev NAME

ip maddress show [ dev NAME ]

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 [AT] owl.com>

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