P802.1CQ: Multicast and Local Address Assignment

The full title of this PAR is “(Draft) Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks: Multicast and Local Address Assignment”.

The Scope is: “This standard specifies protocols, procedures, and management objects for locally-unique assignment of 48-bit and 64-bit addresses in IEEE 802 networks. Peer-to-peer address claiming and address server capabilities are specified.”

Current Status

Draft History
Status Draft development
Prior drafts and dispositions of comments
PAR PAR approved 2016-02-05
Task Group TSN
Editor Roger Marks


This list includes the latest revision of contributed documents, dated per the upload date stamps. For the full list of contributions, see:

DateDocument IDTitleAuthor
2019-10-21cq-Marks-Oliva-flowcharts-1019-v0.pdfConverged PALMA Flowcharts –
Initial Thoughts
Roger Marks (EthAirNet Associates); Antonio de la Oliva (InterDigital, UC3M)
2019-09-18cq-Marks-status-0919.pdfUpdate on P802.1CQ StatusRoger Marks (EthAirNet Associates)
2019-09-05 cq-nayak-DMAD-0919-v01.pdfDuplicate MAC Address DetectionManoj Nayak (Juniper Networks)
2019-07-17cq-aoliva-short-summary-PALMA-0719-v02.pdfProtocol for Assignment of Local and Multicast Addresses (PALMA)Antonio de la Oliva (InterDigital, UC3M)
2019-07-15cq-marks-background-to-p802-1cq-d02-0719-v01.pdfBackground to P802.1CQ/D0.2Roger Marks (EthAirNet Associates)
2019-07-10cq-riegel-omniran-history-status-0719.pdfP802.1CQ Multicast and Local Address Assignment - History and statusMax Riegel (Nokia)
2019-07-04omniran-19-0030-01Slides explaining .1CQ protocol contributionAntonio de la Oliva (UC3M, IDCC)
2019-04-26omniran-19-0026-00Multicast and Unicast MAC Address Assignment Protocol (MUMAAP)Antonio de la Oliva (UC3M, IDCC), Robert Gazda (IDCC)
2019-03-14omniran-19-0020-00IEEE 802.1CQ Table of ContentsAntonio de la Oliva (UC3M)
2019-03-13omniran-19-0017-01Proposed liaison to IEEE 1722 Working GroupRoger Marks (EthAirNet Associates)
2019-03-12omniran-19-0009-02Investigating the Multicast Usage Model for P802.1CQRoger Marks (EthAirNet Associates)
2019-03-11omniran-19-0016-00Thoughts on ToCAntonio de la Oliva (UC3M)
2019-03-11omniran-19-0011-01MAAP_IntroductionAntonio de la Oliva (UC3M)
2019-02-27omniran-19-0012-00Summary of MAC Address policy contribution to IEEE 802.11Antonio de la Oliva (UC3M), Roger Marks (EtherAirNet)
2019-02-06omniran-19-0007-00Local Address Assignment Protocol RequirementsMax Riegel (Nokia)
2019-01-13omniran-19-0002-00MAC randomization impacts (WBA liaison to IEEE 802.11)Max Riegel (Nokia)
2019-01-13omniran-19-0001-00IEEE 802.1CQ Threat AnalysisAntonio de la Oliva (UC3M)
2018-11-13omniran-18-0087-00802.1CQ introduction to 802.15 WNGAntonio de la Oliva (UC3M, IDCC)
2018-11-11omniran-18-0086-00MAC address assignment in IEEE 802.11 through IEEE 802.11aq (Slides to be presented in 802.11 ARC)Antonio de la Oliva (UC3M, IDCC)
2018-09-13omniran-18-0074-00Current Status IEEE 802.1CQAntonio de la Oliva (UC3M, IDCC)
2018-09-13omniran-18-0071-01Proposal for MAC address distribution in IEEE 802.11 networks using the mechanisms of IEEE 802.11aq (Pre-association discovery)Antonio de la Oliva (UC3M, IDCC)
2018-09-13omniran-18-0058-01Enabling PAD of LAAP using IEEE 802.11aqAntonio de la Oliva (UC3M, IDCC), Robert Gazda (IDCC)
2018-07-11omniran-18-0060-00IEEE 802.1CQ Discussions in San DiegoAntonio de la Oliva (UC3M, IDCC)
2018-07-10omniran-18-0059-00Address Assignment for Stateless Flow-Zone Switching in the Data CenterRoger Marks (EthAirNet Associates)
2018-05-21omniran-18-0034-02Proposal for IEEE 802.1CQ (Self-Assignment part)Antonio de la Oliva (IDCC, UC3M)
2018-05-15omniran-18-0044-00Link Layer Addresses Assignment Mechanism for DHCPv6Bernie Volz (Cisco), Tomek Mrugalski (ISC)
2018-03-29omniran-18-0035-00Proposal for IEEE 802.1CQ (LAAP)Antonio de la Oliva (UC3M, IDCC), Robert Gazda (IDCC)
2018-03-05cq-aoliva-proposal-selfasignmenttext-0318.pdfProposal for IEEE 802.1CQ (Self-Assignment part)Antonio de la Oliva and Robert Gazda
2018-01-25cq-aoliva-proposal-LAAP-0118-v1.pdfProposal for IEEE 802.1CQ LAAPAntonio de la Oliva and Robert Gazda
2018-01-24cq-Marks-Perkins-802dot11dot10-0118-v00.pdfShort Address Assignment in IEEE 802.15.10Roger Marks and Charlie Perkins
2018-01-24cq-Marks-flow-zone-addressing-0118-v00.pdfAddress Assignment for Stateless Flow-Zone Switching in the Data CenterRoger Marks
2017-11-05cq-ao-LAAP-Proposal-1117-V1.pptxLocal MAC Address ProtocolTing Ao
Trusted MAC Addresses – Making MAC Address filtering and authorization meaningfulMick Seaman
2017-03-15cq-ao-LAAP-proposal-0317-v02.pptxLocal MAC Address Assignment Protocol (LAAP) --  Thought on 802.1CQTing Ao
2016-11-10cq-thaler-objectives-1116.pdf802.1CQ Proposed ObjectivesPat Thaler
2016-11-09cq-ao-local-address-assignment-1116-v00.pptxProposal for the MAC address assignment protocolTing Ao
2016-03-15cq-cas-assignment-and-validation-0316-v00.pptxP802.1CQ Assignment and Validation of Unicast AddressHiroki (Cas) Nakano
2015-09-08dcb-thaler-local-address-claim-feasability-0915.pdfAddress claiming
protocol feasibility
Pat Thaler
2015-01-14lasg-moskowitz-secure-moderated-random-mac-addresses-0115-v01.pptSecure Moderated Random MAC AddressesRobert Moskowitz
2015-01-13lasg-cas-detection-of-duplicated-mac-addresses-0115-v00.pdfDetection of
duplicated MAC addresses
Hiroki (Cas) Nakano