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What is multicast address ?

What is multicast address ?

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A multicast address is a

A multicast address is a logical identifier for a group of hosts in a computer network, that are available to process datagrams or frames intended to be multicast for a designated network service
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A multicast address is a

A multicast address is a logical identifier for a group of hosts in a computer network, that are available to process datagrams or frames intended to be multicast for a designated network services.

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A multicast address is an

A multicast address is an identifier for a group of hosts in a computer network
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IP Multicasting is a

IP Multicasting is a communication mechanism in which data is communicated from a server to a set of clients who are interested in receiving data.

Multicast Ip range is - 224.0.0.0 - 239.255.255.255

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A multicast address is a

A multicast address is a logical identifier for a group of hosts in a computer network, that are available to process datagrams or frames intended to be multicast for a designated network service
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224.0.0.9

224.0.0.9
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In simple words....One to

In simple words....One to many A multicast address is a logical identifier for a group of hosts in a computer network, that are available to process datagrams or frames intended to bemulticast for a designated network service.
Cisco Employee

Ip Addresses starting with

Ip Addresses starting with 224 . a group of devices can subscribe to this address
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An address which refers one

An address which refers one or more hosts which is used for group communication
New Member

A multicast address is a

A multicast address is a logical identifier for a group of hosts in a computer network, that are available to process datagrams or frames intended to be multicast for a designated network service.

Cisco Employee

A multicast address is a

A multicast address is a logical identifier for a group of hosts in a computer network, that are available to process datagrams or frames intended to be multicast for a designated network services.

New Member

A multicast address is an

A multicast address is an identifier for a group of hosts in a computer network
New Member

IP Multicasting is a

IP Multicasting is a communication mechanism in which data is communicated from a server to a set of clients who are interested in receiving data.

Multicast Ip range is - 224.0.0.0 - 239.255.255.255

Cisco Employee

In simple words, One to many

In simple words, One to many or a group
Cisco Employee

A multicast address is a

A multicast address is a logical identifier for a group of hosts in a computer network, that are available to process datagrams or frames intended to be multicast for a designated network service.

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Reserved for research

Reserved for research purposes.Multicast IPs range from 224.0.0.0 to 239.255.255.255. As with the case of ports (where we have well known ports ie 0-1024), there are some reserved multicast IP addresses or well known IP addresses.

Cisco Employee

A multicast address is a

multicast address is a logical identifier for a group of hosts in a computer network, that are available to process datagrams or frames intended to be multicast for a designatednetwork service.

Multicast addresses in IPv6 have the prefix ff00::/8. IPv6 multicast addresses are generally formed from four bit groups, illustrated as follows:

New Member

Reserved for research

Reserved for research purposes.Multicast IPs range from 224.0.0.0 to 239.255.255.255. As with the case of ports (where we have well known ports ie 0-1024), there are some reserved multicast IP addresses or well known IP addresses.
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