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Re: Multicast and Digex?
On Thu, 12 Feb 1998, Steve Hultquist wrote: > --On Thursday, February 12, 1998, 1:28 PM -0500 "Eric Germann" > <[email protected]> wrote: > > > Anyone from Digex here? Send me a note to discuss multicast routing. > Your > > Private Network Services client said "Huh?" when asked about setting me up > > for multicast. You must not have asked the right person at the Private Network Services client :) > > I asked this of them during the most recent meeting and received this in > reply: > > Steve, > > > > Mbone is not supported robustly enough by the versions of Cisco IOS that > > DIGEX runs on our core routers. We run standard unicast packages, and > > multicast support is not in demand enough to see stable releases. > > Additionally, bandwidth problems with current multicast routing structures > > are high enough to warrant additional waiting before we implement this > > service across our backbone after software stability has been achieved. > > > > Let us know if you have any questions. > > > > Richard White, Shift Mgr. > > Business Connectivity Technical Support I guess that sums it up. Austin Castaldi Network Engineer LCI International