Bidir Multicast with same group ID?

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Apr 19th, 2007
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A user is using bidirectional multicast traffic with the same group ID in both directions.


1. Is this a misuse of multicast?

2. Any idea why would they want such a configuration?

3. If we recommend them to not do it, what's the best alternative?


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Harold Ritter Thu, 04/19/2007 - 16:23
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Not at all uncommon. This is commonly seen in financial applications, where each trader station becomes a source and a receiver at the same time for a specific group.


By the way, what is the application?


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