Commit c1eac009 authored by Mac Newbold's avatar Mac Newbold

Add multicast question.

parent 5664290b
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<li> <a href="#SWS-8">What if I need more disk space on my nodes?</a>
<li> <a href="#SWS-9">Are there testbed-specific daemons that could
interfere with my experiment?</a>
<li> <a href="#SWS-10">Does Emulab support IP Multicast?</a>
<li> <a href="#SEC">Security Issues</a>
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look at them if you are concered about running processes affecting
your experiment.
<li><a NAME="SWS-10"></a>
<h3>Does Emulab support IP Multicast?</h3>
In short, yes, the local nodes in Emulab (but not all remote
Netbed nodes) support IP Multicast on the experimental
network. In order to use it, you must have a kernel that
supports it, and if you want multicast routing, you'll need to
enable <code>mrouted</code>. (You can do it manually, or
automatically via program objects or startup commands, but the
rtproto commands will not do it.)
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