[AG-TECH] multicast on Vista? how can i check, configure it?

Douglas Kosovic douglask at itee.uq.edu.au
Mon Mar 10 03:35:24 CDT 2008

Hi Gurcharan,

> i'm checking for multicast before trying AG on vista but can't seem to
> make it work. here's the symptom:
> running VLC to a multicast address shows no activitiy in VLC
> apparently. however, the task manager shows the appropriate
> number of bits hitting the network card. all firewalls and virus
> scanners are turned off. what's blocking the bits from getting to
> the application?

Looks like VLC has issues with multicast on Vista, see:

I think I had VIC and RAT working with multicast on Vista, unfortunately
I don't have a Vista machine handy to confirm it.


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