[collectd] multicast ttl

Florian Forster octo at verplant.org
Mon Jan 30 13:35:14 CET 2006

Hello Eric,

On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 12:17:54PM +0100, e f wrote:
> i'm using collectd in an vlan environment and had some troubles get this 
> right to work...
> after some googling i found the right info:
> ---
> Even more important for the multicast sender is to set the TTL to
> something greater then 1 (which is the default).

thank you very much for the pointer, I wasn't aware of the TTL being so
low for multicast packets.. I'll add a config option so one can set the
TTL and document the default value in the config.

By the way: I've rewritten the network code yesterday; it supports
unicast and IPv6 now :)

Florian octo Forster
Hacker in training
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