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Multicast Service Reflection - Converting Unicast to Multicast

Hello Readers, Today, we are going to discuss about an interesting topic which is Multicast Service Reflection. Consider a situation, where in a Live Webcast that needs to be conducted and there are thousand's of people who will be viewing this webcast. Will it be feasible to send a unicast to all the webcast viewers or a multicast. We know the answer: Its Multicast. But what if from where the server from where the webcast has to be hosted has some old software and does not support Multicast. The server can only send Unicast traffic. Or what if the situation is reversed. The end host where th... [More]