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IP Multicast in SRX Packet mode

I have been playing with a multicast setup in SRX packet mode for a few days. I am not very familiar with multicast and reading multicast documents don’t really help me much as long as I don’t set  up a lab in which I can do a real life example. Below is my topology I used in this setup;




  • I have run a VLC instance on Stream Server (Windows XP) on group address port 5000 (e.g rtp://@ 
  • I have run two separate VLC clients on linux hosts (receiver1 and receiver2) asking for this RTP url. 
  • I have enabled PIM dense mode in two SRX devices i.e

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