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Oracle Linux: How To Capture Multicast Packets with tcpdump (Doc ID 2069722.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


On occasions, difficulties may be witnessed in the handling of the multicast network traffic on Oracle Linux (OL), Oracle VM (OVM) and/or Oracle Private Cloud Appliance (OCA).

The purpose of this document is to provide a quick set of diagnostic steps to determine the location of any lost multicast traffic.

NOTE: Steps followed are the same for Oracle Linux, Oracle VM Server and Oracle Private Cloud Appliance.


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