Reach multicast address?

Posted on 2005-04-27
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
How do i know if a machine can reach/participate in multicast?

Can i just a default route? it seems my routing mite be wrong. The machine has only 1 interface.
Question by:sambha03
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    give command
    #ifconfig eth0
    it should display some thing like:

    eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
              inet addr:iii.iii.iii.iii  Bcast:iii.iii.iii.255  Mask:
              UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
              RX packets:6846473 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
              TX packets:2115847 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
              RX bytes:2253638166 (2149.2 Mb)  TX bytes:504390176 (481.0 Mb)

    check for "RUNNING MULTICAST" ..
    if its there multicast is enabled on interface and it can participate in any multicast group


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