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Re: IP Multicasting
Deen, On Mon, Jan 01, 2001 at 06:55:24PM +0600, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > We are developing a streaming video based application. Can someone tell me > whether > > (1) Multicasting is necessary for such an application > (2) How do we configure multicasting, and multicast (224.x.x.x) to Global IP > Conversion, on Cisco Routers. Some useful sites will be handy. > (3) What is the function of the MBone network, and whether it is required > for such a situation. > > Deen > Sri Lanka Telecom > Internet Sounds like a one-to-many application. And as such, I would ask who are your anticipated receivers? Secondly, are those receivers currently able to join multicast groups? If your receiver population is not multicast enabled, then writing a multicast application will be in vain unless you address the extension of multicast to edge where your receivers reside. -ron ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ron da Silva email@example.com Network Architect 703.265.4548 America Online, Inc.