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A question about multicast
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Posted By:   ratin_asthana
Posted On:   Wednesday, June 19, 2002 09:37 AM


How can we how many multicast receivers are present in a group.I can only find the joinGroup and leaveGroup functions but there are no options for knowing the exact number of recievers of that message


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Re: A question about multicast

Posted By:   Christopher_Koenigsberg  
Posted On:   Wednesday, June 19, 2002 01:22 PM

Only the router (the one serving the group) knows this, right? there could be an SNMP function provided for querying this info, by your router, perhaps, depending on the router brand & OS?



Plus what if one receiver on your particular router is actually a router for still another subnet full of additional receivers? do you want to count that as 1 receiver?

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