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KB80626
Problems with Ethernet IP multicast address algorithm for implicit connections and multiple interfaces
Revision:  2.0
Published:  9/23/2009
Applies To
Firmware for:
SNAP-PAC-S1
SNAP-PAC-S2
SNAP-PAC-R1
SNAP-PAC-R2
Versions
Problem affects versions:  
R8.3a to R8.4a
Resolution is included beginning in version:  
B8.4b, build date 07/20/2009 and after
Problem is fixed in version:  
R8.5a

SYMPTOMS

The algorithm that allocates multicast IP addresses for implicit connections only uses the first non-zero IP address found on the IP interfaces in the following order:

  1. ENET 1
  2. ENET 2

The algorithm should instead use the IP address assigned to the interface over which the multicast packets will be sent.

RESOLUTION

This problem has been fixed.

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