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Easy Cast du Multi Hub

Easy Cast du Multi Hub (ecmh) is a networking daemon that acts as a full IPv6 MLDv1 multicast router. This allows IPv6 multicast routing on Linux. It will also allow IPv4 to IPv6 and IPv6 to IPv4 translation of multicast traffic, allowing multicast where it is not yet available otherwise. This code runs on the SixXS POPs, where this daemon runs on the POPs and let it easily do multicast IPv6. This allows the m6bone to grow and provide IPv6 multicast to end users. Users can deploy this software to enable their networks with multicast.

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Recent releases

  •  12 Feb 2008 01:21

    Release Notes: Bugs in MLDv2 support have been fixed. Upstream interface selection has been added. Compilation warnings have been tightened.

    •  30 Dec 2004 01:25

      No changes have been submitted for this release.

      •  12 Jan 2004 18:00

        Release Notes: getopt_long is now used to handle options. Root privileges are now dropped, and -u should be used to specify to which user to become afterward. This defaults to 'nobody' for Debian. Non-multicast is now filtered from reports/leaves. Logs destination IPv6 vs MLD report MCA differences. COMPARE_IPV6_ADDRESS was changed into IN6_ARE_ADDR_EQUAL statements. Starttime was fixed in dump output. Subscription ages were added in stats output. The stats file is now opened. Shutdown is now shown in the log. Cleanup was added at the end.

        •  12 Jan 2004 17:50

          Release Notes: This release fully supports MLDv1 routing on Linux. It has been deployed on two SixXS POPs.


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