multicast

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Jul 16th, 2008

i am trying to configure a multicast network. Is there any program i can use to test out multicast. This is for my CCIE training. Preferrablly a windows program. Something with a server and client.

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autobot130 Wed, 07/16/2008 - 14:52

This is an easy one. Windows Media Server running some sort of video stream and use Windows Media Player for the client. Whats fun is if you use a camcorder or webcam and stream live material... it gives you a better appreciation for multicast.

mikegrous Thu, 07/17/2008 - 10:32

I do not have a windows media server at my disposal. Anything that is a free or cheap download?

lee.reade Thu, 07/17/2008 - 12:14

Hi MIke,

I take it you are looking for something more than the igmp join-group command??

LR

mikegrous Thu, 07/17/2008 - 14:39

right what i am looking for is something to simulate multicast. IE some cliet server program. where i can start a multicast stream and then receive it elsewhere throughout my test multicast network. Wether it be steaming video or auido it doesnt much matter. Just so i can gain some exp with multicast configs.

hritter

I will try your tools tomorrow. They look like they may work. Thank you.

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