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 How can my FreeBSD box recieve Multicast MAC address?
Author: Daorat 
Date:   21-11-02 05:52

I would like to configure My FreeBSD box can recieve Multicast MAC address. I sent HTTP request to IP alias of my host with destination MAC address 01:00:5e:01:02:03, but i don't see reply or respone on my client. How can i do it? My configure shown below.

#ifconfig /* My host is Apache server */
ep1: flags=8873<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
inet 192.168.2.2 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.2.255
inet6 fe80::260:97ff:fe1a:afee%ep1 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x3
inet 192.168.2.4 netmask 0xffffffff broadcast 192.168.2.4
ether 00:60:97:1A:AF:EE
media: Ehernet 10baseT/UTP

I try to join IP Multicast address Group 224.1.2.3 (Mac = 01:00:5e:01:02:03) by mtest program.
#netstat -nia /* At My host. Results of netstat -nia after join by mtest (j 224.1.2.3 0.0.0.0) */
Name Mtu Network Address Ipkts Ierrs Opkts Oerrs Coll
ep1 1500 <Link#3> 00:60:97:1a:af:ee 16 0 15 0 0
01:00:5e:01:02:03 /* Multicast MAC address from joining 224.1.2.3 */
33:33:95:a7:5b:2a
33:33:00:00:00:01
33:33:ff:1a:af:ee
01:00:5e:00:00:01
ep1 1500 192.168.2 192.168.2.2 12 - 8 - -
224.1.2.3 /* IP multicast */
224.0.0.1
ep1 1500 fe80:3::260 fe80:3::260:97ff: 0 - 0 - -
ff02:3::2:95a7:5b2a (refs: 1)
ff02:3::1 (refs: 1)
ff02:3::1:ff1a:afee (refs: 1)
ep1 1500 192.168.2.4/3 192.168.2.4 0 - 0 - -
224.1.2.3
224.0.0.1

Packet (HTTP request) contain following below:-
-src ether 00:A0:24:9D:AC:65
-dst ether 01:00:5E:01:02:03
-src IP 192.168.1.226
-dst IP 192.168.2.4

why i can't recieve response from my host? Pleas help me.

Thank you
Daorat

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