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Re: MBone access

  • From: Tim Winders
  • Date: Tue Mar 27 18:26:59 2001

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Thanks, Brent.  I checked out the Internet2 website
(http://www.internet2.org) but couldn't find the NOC webpage with the
"multicast cookbook" that you mention.  Do you have a URL?  I search and
found A LOT of references, but nothing quite like you described.

Thanks.

=== 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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On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Brent Sweeny wrote:

> I agree that the education and understanding are hard to find.  It's
> not entirely intuitive, esp to troubleshoot (in my opinion).  However,
> there are a number of decent resources around.  The Abilene (Internet2)
> network's NOC webpage has a list of useful resources and a "multicast
> cookbook" intended to show how to configure and verify your edge router
> with native multicast (for Cisco IOS; sorry, others).  perhaps that'll help.
> 	Brent Sweeny, Indiana University
>
> On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 02:40:06PM -0600, Tim Winders wrote:
> >
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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
> >
> >      **********************************************
> >         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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