Manual Reference Pages - ASMPING (1)
asmping - check if you can receive IPv4/IPv6 multicast data from an internet
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ssmpingd are network level multicast management tools that can be used to check whether
one can receive multicast packets via ASM from a host.
The host target given to
asmping must run the
ssmpingd daemon, which listens on UDP port
4321 for IPv4 and IPv6 unicast requests.
When it receives one, it responds to the specified multicast group which
asmping just have joined.
Note that one can not use arbitrary groups. Independent of what group is
specified, the last quarter of the address is forced to be
::4321:1234 for IPv4 or IPv6 respectively.
ssmpingd there are no options.
asmping the options are as follows.
Print client and server version information.
Interface to join on
Stop after sending (and receiving)
count requests (and replies)
Request replies to have a size of
ssmping(1) a tool for checking whether can receive SSM.
dbeacon(1) a distributed beacon multicast implementation.
Please report them to Stig Venaas <firstname.lastname@example.org>, the author of this tool.
asmping and ssmpingd were developed by Stig Venaas during the
early days of the m6bone, the IPv6 multicast backbone.
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