ip-maddress man page

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@owl.openwall.com>

Referenced By

ip(8).

20 Dec 2011 iproute2 Linux