ip-maddress - multicast addresses management

ip [ OPTIONS ] maddress { COMMAND | help }

ip maddress [ add | del ] MULTIADDR dev NAME

ip maddress show [ dev NAME ]

maddress objects are multicast addresses.

the device name.

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.

the link-layer multicast address.
the device to join/leave this multicast address.


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

20 Dec 2011 iproute2