[Twisted-Python] sniffing multicast traffic

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Wed Mar 10 09:00:23 EST 2010

On 10/03/10 13:18, Ben Barker wrote:
> Well that's odd...
> I changed the interfaces over - used eth1 for the connection to the
> network I need to sniff...
> and now /sbin/ip maddr tells me I have joined on eth0 !
> Whichever interface is live, the join seems to happen on the other :-p
> What could there be about my network config that is making this happen :-p

It depends on your OS & network setup. This isn't something Twisted can 
fix for you.

Can you send/receive multicast using a test tool e.g. "iperf" in UDP mode?

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