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Multicast 101

1. Multicast Addressing 1.1 Layer 3 Addressing Multicast IP packets are sent from the source to a destination IP in the range 224.0.0.0/4 (224.0.0.0 – 239.255.255.255). It means every multicast IP address starts with 1110 bits. This range is further subdivided in several blocks. The most important ones are: Local …