Juniper vMX Multicast Configuration

Testing Multicast with VLC media player

Server Side:

Multicast Stream test with VLC 1

To Start click on Media -> Stream

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With “Add…” button add media you like to stream. Then hit Stream button

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Select RTP (MPEG Transport Stream) to configure multicast stream…

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Define which multicast address you want to use for your stream… You can change the port, or not…

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I left Transcoding by default..

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Check the box at the top and add “,ttl=10” before last “}”, You can see this in the image if you resize. Without this it could be sourced with TTL=1 and effectively dropped at the fist router.

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Hiting the Stream button will start to send the stream. Checking the “repeat” option will play without stopping…

On the Client Side:

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On the other side of the network Media -> Open Network Stream

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Entering previously defined IP and Port for our stream.. And Hit Play..

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If Everything went fine, we should see our Video Stream working

Testing Multicast with Singlewire Multicast test app

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Start the App on Source and Destination Computer…

Multicast Stream test Singlewire App Server

Select 1 on Server side to start multicast stream…

Multicast Stream test Singlewire App Client

Select 2 on Client side to start receiving multicast stream and see if that is really working…

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