[zeromq-dev] multicast pubsub with python?

Darren Govoni darren at ontrenet.com
Fri Feb 24 13:39:46 CET 2012

Hi Ian,
   I had to scrap the code since it wasn't working. I guess the simpler
question is how can I send and receive messages to a multicast address
from pyzmq.


On Fri, 2012-02-24 at 09:33 +0000, Ian Barber wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 6:10 PM, Darren Govoni <darren at ontrenet.com>
> wrote:
>         What I want is to use 0MQ and multicast for two servers to
>         find each
>         other from different hosts, without subscribing to a common
>         server.
>         I modified the example across two servers (with multicast) and
>         it they
>         don't see messages.
>         How can I do this with 0MQ python?
> Might be easiest if you posted some example code you've written. One
> thing you might run into though is that in newer versions of ZeroMQ
> PGM loop back is disabled, so you'll need to be testing between
> different hosts. Even then, the two hosts will have to know the
> multicast address to communicate over - just neither party has to
> bind. 
> Ian 
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