Multicast Traffic generator

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May 15th, 2007
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Can anybody suggest an Multicast Traffic generator(Free window based tool) to test the MVPN solution over MPLS backbone.

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Anantha Subramanian Natarajan

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anasubra_2 Tue, 05/15/2007 - 13:11
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Thank you very much . But I guess , I am not sure how to use that :) .....I downloaded the source code for windows named iperf-1.7.0-win32 and extracted the same. There is an exe which I when clicked on it opened an DOS prompt for some seconds and automatically closed itself.

Am I looking into the right file ?

Kindly assist me on the same

Thanking You


Anantha Subramanian Natarajan

scottmac Tue, 05/15/2007 - 13:18
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We used to use things like iTunes and various music & video sharing and similar in class.

The basic exercise was "get multicasting working, and you can listen to music (or watch videos)"

Good Luck


Harold Ritter Tue, 05/15/2007 - 13:36
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Once you open your DOS shell, you can start "Iperf --help" to see all the flags and parameters you can set.

Hope this helps,

royalblues Wed, 05/16/2007 - 00:13
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How was your setup... I have tried sharing Mp3 files over multicast but was never successful


johnd2310 Mon, 05/21/2007 - 20:23
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Try vlc to stream video or music



edondurguti Fri, 05/25/2012 - 14:39
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Run EIGRP if it works it works

or get     VLC and stream a file to a multicast address on a windows/linux machine, then play the multicast from another machine using vlc... ps. just before finishing the stream setup if you use gui add a time to live ttl=12 or something, cuz it's 1 by default.


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