Document Name: RFC 7390
Document URI: urn:ietf:rfc:7390
Online Version: http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7390
Organization: Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Series: Request for Comments (RFC)
Abstract: The Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP) is a specialized web transfer protocol for constrained devices and constrained networks. It is anticipated that constrained devices will often naturally operate in groups (e.g., in a building automation scenario, all lights in a given room may need to be switched on/off as a group). This specification defines how CoAP should be used in a group communication context. An approach for using CoAP on top of IP multicast is detailed based on existing CoAP functionality as well as new features introduced in this specification. Also, various use cases and corresponding protocol flows are provided to illustrate important concepts. Finally, guidance is provided for deployment in various network topologies.



Specified Web Concepts:

Media Types

application/coap-group+json


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