Exploring multicast IP in Linux


Multicasting is a complex issue, and here we present only the most basic concepts. Nevertheless, this brief introduction should give you a head start in determining how best to implement multicasting in your own environment.

The Author

Over the last few years, the authors, Tomasz Bartczak, Maciej Piechowiak, Tomasz Szewczyk , and Piotr Zwierzykowski have worked with network technologies and Unix/Linux operating systems. Additionally, they are interested in research activities focusing on multicast algorithms and protocol optimization.

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