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KEMP load balancers using UCARP (VRRP) - multicast MAC address not being picked up

Alright - been battling this for at least 20 hours consecutive.. Sorry if this seems like a long rant, or a blog post, but I'm getting to the point of exhaustion. So, here's the deal. We're using KEMP ...
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Inter-switch IGMP on a VLAN with two switches, and a multicast source per switch

I have a network consisting of two HP 2810 switched. Attached to each switch is, on one port, a multicast video coder, and on a different port, a decoder. There are two VLANs - a control VLAN (...
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Why is the NDP Neighbor Solicitation message sent to the solicited-node address?

As I understand it, when Host Alice knows Host Bob's IPv6 address but not its MAC, Alice sends an NDP Neighbor Solicitation (NS) message to the solicited-node multicast address for Bob. Alice knows ...
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Can I truly multicast over WIFI?

Am streaming UDP over wifi (5ghz) - approx 1.5k/packet... trying to stream to ~10 devices simultaneously, with extremely low latency.. As I understand Wifi, it can never true multicast, as each ...
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OSPF and its use of Multicast

When it comes to OSPF and its use of multicast, am I correct in believing that IGMP forwarding and an IGMP querier is still required within the local segment? My understanding would be without this, ...
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STB generate IGMP Leave without reason

In my network STB generates IGMP Leave (in STB logs "End of Stream") without any reason or there is something what I don't understand. There is one exeption STB directly connected to PIM (ASR920) ...
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config pimd on Linux to forward incoming multicast packet to OpenVPN tunnel interface [closed]

Does anyone know how could I setup pimd on Linux so that multicast address from 225.0.30.30 could route to 172.24.0.66/30 router on the right? So this is the lab I just setup today, In the lab ...
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Why not put unicast address in IPv6 packet containing NDP neighbor solicitation instead of solicited-node multicast address?

This is a follow-up question to Why is the NDP Neighbor Solicitation message sent to the solicited-node address?. Summary: say I would send an IPv6 packet and put the unicast address of the host I ...
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Why does IPv6 NS not use unicast address but multicast

This is a follow up of Why not put unicast address in IPv6 packet containing NDP neighbor solicitation instead of solicited-node multicast address? The accepted answer makes no sense. It states the ...
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Class D network for multicasting between group

We know Multicasting is defined as a single source sending to multiple recipients on a network when the receiver broadcasts a signal for acceptance. Multicasting has its own Class D IP addressing ...
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