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Re: MBone access

  • From: Tim Winders
  • Date: Tue Mar 27 15:44:31 2001

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> 	I'm curious what barriers are keeping multicast from being
> deployed at the edges.  Does your upstream not support
> multicast connectivity, or is it an education issue in getting
> connected?

In my case... lack of understand/education.  I have been reading as much
as I can about multicasting, but I have yet to find a simple FAQ/HOW-TO
guide on enabling my internal network for multicast.  I have a mixture of
Nortel and Cisco routers and switches.  All the manuals TALK about
multicast, but I haven't found a simple setup guide.

I figure, there is no point in multicast enabling my edge/internet router
if the rest of my network isn't multicast aware...

Any thoughts?  I just joined the multicast mailing list mentioned here
earlier to hopefully learn more about the subject...

=== Tim

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        Tim Winders, MCSE, CNE, CCNA
        Associate Dean of Information Technology
        South Plains College
        Levelland, TX  79336

        Phone:	806-894-9611 x 2369
        FAX:	806-894-1549
        Email:	TWinders@SPC.cc.tx.us
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