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multicast resources (Re: Reducing Usenet Bandwidth)
- From: Jared Mauch
- Date: Sun Feb 03 20:05:47 2002
On Sun, Feb 03, 2002 at 03:00:03PM -0600, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Jared Mauch <jared@puck.Nether.net> said:
> > The problem is that the "tier 2" and whatnot providers have [mostly]
> > missed the boat on it and don't have people that are able to configure
> > their routers for mbgp. (this is not to say all but most).
> > There are a lot of resources for getting help in fixing and
> > deploying multicast these days. It'd be nice to see more people turning it
> > on.
> Okay, I'm with a (decent sized, although probably small by NANOG
> measures) ISP. Why do I want to turn on multicast (what does it get me
> that I don't have today)? And if I want to turn it on, where can I find
> the resources you mention?
> These are meant as honest questions (not intended as rhetorical or
> argumentative questions). I want to understand why I should do this.
As a sprint customer, you can start to turn on pim
on your igp interfaces, set your routes for nlri unicast multicast
as well as your bgp sessions.
here's a pointer to sprint webpage:
Verio customers can contact me for the support/request address
(want to keep it out of the list archives to reduce spam and
also incase it changes).
This is also not a endorsement of Multicast Technologies but
they have some info here: http://www.multicasttech.com/faq/
There are a lot of other resources out there. I suggest
doing a few searches in google/yahoo and you can find some.
Jared Mauch | pgp key available via finger from email@example.com
clue++; | http://puck.nether.net/~jared/ My statements are only mine.