[AG-TECH] Scaling the multicast mountain - can't see the unicast bridges in AG3

Jennifer Teig von Hoffman jtvh at bu.edu
Mon May 22 11:56:20 CDT 2006

Hi Thad,

I believe that's probably the same behavior that we saw at the Retreat last week on a number of installations, and which requires action on the server end. I don't believe there's a workaround on the client end, although perhaps somebody here would please prove me wrong? :)


Thad Sze wrote:
> Hello all,
>     First, let me say how happy I was with the retreat.  It was great to 
> meet everyone and get the grid up and running while I was there.
>     I am now back on campus, and trying to replicate the setup that 
> worked on my Powerbook on my G5.  Since we don't have multicast (I'm 
> figuring out how to approach the various organizations that would be 
> involved also), I'm trying to use unicast.
>     However, the AG3 installed on my desktop has consistently reported 
> today that no bridges are available.  I'm also getting the same message 
> some of us were getting yesterday, connecting to vv3.mcs.anl.gov, that 
> it was unable to connect, yet still seems to connect at least to 
> navigate the rooms and do text chat.
>     Here's the question.  How does the list of bridges become known to 
> AG3?  Is there some transmission that I can pick up by scanning my 
> network to see if it's making it to my machine?
> Thanks,
> Thad
> --------------------
> Thaddeus Sze
> Information Technology
> Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences
> Harvard University

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