Manual Reference Pages - SSMPING (1)
ssmping - 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 SSM from a host.
The host target given to
ssmping must run the
ssmpingd daemon, which listens on UDP port
4321 for IPv4 and IPv6 unicast requests.
When it receives one, it responds to a well known SSM multicast group which
ssmping just have joined.
Depending on whether the request was made with IPv4 or IPv6, the group is
ssmpingd there are no options.
ssmping 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
asmping(1) a tool for checking whether can receive ASM.
dbeacon(1) a distributed beacon multicast implementation.
Please report them to Stig Venaas <firstname.lastname@example.org>, the author of this tool.
ssmping and ssmpingd were developed by Stig Venaas during the
early days of the m6bone, the IPv6 multicast backbone.
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