[ previous ] [ next ] [ threads ]
 From:  A dot L dot M dot Buxey at lboro dot ac dot uk
 To:  Jared Cebada <JCebada at smwc dot edu>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] igmp
 Date:  Mon, 17 Oct 2005 18:31:43 +0100

> I need to use igmp for windows file sharing.  I have two interfaces
> brideged together with the same subnet . One for my AP and
> the other for my switch. File sharing works fine if I'm wired to the
> switch, but if I use the ap I can't find the surver. I check the
> firewall log and find that it is blocking igmp on the AP interface. Why
> is it blocking if the interfaces are bridged and the firewall rules
> allow all. Does monowall know how to route the IGMP multicast groups????

multicasting is not supported, but there are various folk who have
methods and patches to get it working, eg


personally, I would like to see m0n0wall natively support multicast - I have
several uses for it.