SKU: OMNI-112, OMNI-111
Subject: OmniStream™ Session Multicast and Port
A multicast address is a logical identifier for a group of hosts in a computer network that are available to process datagrams or frames intended to be multicast for a designated network service. Multicast addressing can be used in the link layer (Layer 2 in the OSI model), such as Ethernet multicast, and at the internet layer (Layer 3 for OSI) for Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) multicast.
To Change the OmniStream™ Encoder Session Multicast and Port settings:
- Login into AMS
- Select the OmniStrean™ Encoder unit you wish to modify:
- The OmniStream™ unit options will appear, please select the “Session” Tab:
4. The Session tab provides the ability to configure all session parameters. Up to four sessions are supported on dual channel encoders. Single-channel encoders are limited to a maximum of two sessions.
5. Since there are many reserved Multicast addresses in the 224.x.x.x domain, Atlona recommends skipping this domain and starting the multicast assignment using the range 225.x.x.x -239.x.x.x, all assigned ports must be a multiple of four. At the end of the multicast assignment click the “Save” button for your changes to take effect:
Article ID: KB01235