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Originally posted by bucks

Hi Scott

Sorry, just read your post and whilst I can’t help much, this is how I understand it !

Multicast needs an IGMP Querier to work correctly. If both your AP and your switch are capable of Multicast, then they are both capable of acting as a querier. ………………….

Hope this helps


Thanks Andy! That does make sense to me now. I was underestimating the role of an access point in the network as well. They would indeed need to be capable of separating traffic to/from multiple computers or iPads. I at least have an idea of questions to ask now when looking at gear. I remember when I first got into the network “thing” I was so confused about wireless routers until I found an explanation of them being a router, switch and access point rolled into one. Then reading about the individual parts it actually made sense.

Thanks again!


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