[AG-TECH] Multicast question

Thomas D. Uram turam at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Jul 18 13:53:34 CDT 2005

And for RTP, there is a data channel and a control channel.  Even if nothing is being sent
over the data channel (e.g., vic listening for video streams but not sending), data is
still sent on the control channel for membership, etc.

On 07/18/05 13:09, Caren Litvanyi wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Jul 2005, Natalia Costas Lago wrote:
>>It's not. A video producer service is a source.
> Usually true.  But it really depends on the application.
> I have seen client apps that speak on some multicast group
> in the background for, say monitoring...
> Also, simply joining the group does involve a small amount of
> multicast out from clients for IGMP membership reports.
> Caren

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