[Udpcast] Multiple-launch and ports

Alain Knaff alain at knaff.lu
Mon Sep 17 09:48:02 CEST 2007


Stephane wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I need to clone a computer A to B, C,D and simultaneously clone a computer E 
> to F, G, H on the same network.
> Is it possible?

Yes. Although, depending on your switch, performance might suffer (if the 
switch is not multicast-aware, and blares both sessions out of all ports)

> It would be better if I could have two distinct networks (if I could unplug a 
> network cable on a switch), because udpcast causes hard charge on network.
> I can't.
> 
> If I choose port 9000 on A, B, C and D, it will use 9001 port too (am I 
> right?)
> If I choose port 9002 on E, F, G and H, will it use 9002 and 9003 port or is 

Yes


> the 9001 systematcly used?

No, the second port is always the first + 1. The first has to be even, and 
the second odd.

> 
> Regards.

Alain



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