[Openswan Users] Multicast support in openswan

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Sat Mar 25 18:46:07 CET 2006

On Sat, 25 Mar 2006, Tomasz Grzelak wrote:

> Lo, Lawrence napisa(a):
> > Im currently considering using IPSec in a video multicast application.
> > However Im unsure whether openswan supports multicast or not.
> AFAIK IPSec supports neither multicasts nor broadcasts. Unicast is supported
> only.
> To have multicasts or broadcasts you should consider adding the L2TP/PPP layer
> I suppose.

Or GRE or another form of IP-in-IP encapsulation.

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