IP MulticastingIn a world that demands information distribution in a quick, seamless manner, IP Multicasting has stood out as a method of providing data to a large number of hosts without generating proportionally large traffic loads on network infrastructures. IP Multicasting utilizes Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) to send information to select hosts only. Nucleus NET supports IGMPv1 level 2. This is the highest level of support for IGMPv1. Setting up an application to use multicasting can seem daunting, but it becomes a simple task when broken down into initialization, receiving and transmitting.
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