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 +# MLD
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 +Multicast Listener Discovery - MLD - is a [protocol](/​glossary/​p/​protocol) enables IPv6 routers to discover nodes able to receive [multicast](/​glossary/​m/​multicast) traffic.
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 +The protocol discovers multicast addresses by regularly querying devices on the netwoek, which reply with membership reports containing information about multicast addresses and their states.
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 +It also collects multicast requests from unlisted devices and adds or removes them as required.