[AG-TECH] Multicast Beacon for Win32

Derek Piper dcpiper at indiana.edu
Tue Nov 22 11:08:30 CST 2005

	For Windows, I'd try Internet2 Detective 
http://detective.internet2.edu/ to check your multicast. Unless you're 
running a major node, there's no real reason to keep a beacon running.
	AFAIK there is no build of the 1.3 beacon for Windows yet.


Don Morton wrote:
> Howdy,
> After a long absence I'm looking into getting a PIG going
> again, and I see the AG world has changed much in two years!
> At this point, the plan is to use an XP machine, and I just
> got connected to Multicast this morning (or so we think).  
> At least in the old days, the next step was to start running 
> a multicast beacon and see if you show up on the matrix.
> I've gone to
> http://dast.nlanr.net/Projects/Beacon/
> and see that the world is apparently using
> Multicast Beacon v1.3, but there don't appear
> to be any Windoze versions of Beacon 1.3.  
> Am I correct in assuming that the Beacon 1.1 that
> Ivan compiled for Win32 some time ago is incompatible?
> Bottom line - can someone point me to info on setting up
> a beacon for an XP machine?  Once I've verified multicast, I'll
> try to install the AG Toolkit.
> Thanks,
> Don Morton
> U. Montana

Derek Piper - dcpiper at indiana.edu - (812) 856 0111
IRI 323, School of Informatics
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

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