[Udpcast] UDP Multicast & Internet problem

Alain Knaff alain at knaff.lu
Thu May 10 08:26:39 CEST 2007


AB Benzaquin wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have a small switched network of 25 machines, with a Linux box sharing a 
> PPPoE connection.
> I'm using udpcast to transfer files to several machines at once using 
> multicast. It works great, however, the other machines can't access internet 
> during the transfer.
> 
> I've googled around and seen several posts related to multicast and internet 
> problems, tough not solutions.
> 
> Perhaps you can help me.
> 
> Thanks in advance.

Probably, you're local network just is saturated during the transfer. 
Try using the --max-bitrate option on udp-sender to leave some bandrate 
for non-udpcast traffic

Regards,

Alain




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