[Linux-HA] bcast, ucast, mcast

Alan Robertson alanr at unix.sh
Mon Mar 14 11:07:31 MST 2005


Patricio Bruna V wrote:
> what are the diferences? or better where i can found some docs?

ucast == unicast
bcast == broadcast
mcast == multicast

All three are built on top of the UDP protocol.

See:	http://wiki.linux-ha.org/ha.cf

Or more specifically...

http://wiki.linux-ha.org/ha.cf/UcastDirective
http://wiki.linux-ha.org/ha.cf/McastDirective
http://wiki.linux-ha.org/ha.cf/BcastDirective

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