Which devices discriminates between multicast and unicast

Answers were Sorted based on User's Feedback

Answer / mvadivell

A multicast router discriminates between multicast and
unicast packets and informs switching devices what to do
with the multicast packet.

Is This Answer Correct ?    12 Yes 4 No

Answer / s.m.feroz ahmed

Switch and Hub discriminates between multicast and unicast

Is This Answer Correct ?    4 Yes 3 No

Answer / vinothkumar t

Multicasting is different Ways to works
Unicasting is single way to work

Is This Answer Correct ?    2 Yes 2 No

Answer / arunkongara

multicast packet deals with and routers

suppose a group of machines have the same ip address like so router can send the packet to that network but here the every node will take care to deliver the packets to target (multiple routers) there is no need that grand parent(main sender) will take care of all family members wether they got the food(data packets) here the grand children (which is not directly with sender ) food(data packets) send by his children of grand parent(which is directly connected with the sender) so here router send the data to packets and all the nodes send the packets to the a physical address link up with that ip

unicast also deals with routers it will deals with one-to-one connection every parent have the direct relation with child

Is This Answer Correct ?    0 Yes 0 No

Post New Answer

More Telecom Routers Switches Interview Questions

Will the switches work with both a PC/OS XP and a MAC/OS 9 if the uplink connection will be to a router?

3 Answers   Wipro,

Does the EZ serial switch have a user configuration interface like a router?

2 Answers  

What is Auto-Negotiation function?

1 Answers  

Is a cross-over cable needed to connect the EZ serial switch to another hub or some type of device?

6 Answers  

Which is a type of hub that forwards packets to an appropriate port based on the packet's address?

3 Answers  

How to use l2trace in a cisco switch using a VLAN distinct to VLAN 1?

1 Answers   HP,

What's the Difference Between Routers, Switches and Hubs?

8 Answers   BEL, Huawei, Adcell Group, Infosys,

What are the differences between broadband router and Ethernet switch?

3 Answers  

Why is it that SMS/MO recieves a sent and delivered acknowledgement but MT is not recieving the message?

2 Answers  

What is Bridging?

1 Answers   Huawei, ECI Telecom,

What is the IP address of the switch?

6 Answers   Reliance, MX Technology,

What is causing Location Update(LU) delay when a roamer try to latch to a visited network?

3 Answers   NSN,

  • Telecom Routers Switches Interview Questions Telecom Routers Switches (19)
  • Telecom Protocols Interview Questions Telecom Protocols (68)
  • Telecom Algorithms Interview Questions Telecom Algorithms (8)
  • Voice Gateways Interview Questions Voice Gateways (10)
  • VoIP IP Telephony Interview Questions VoIP IP Telephony (14)
  • Telecom Security Interview Questions Telecom Security (3)
  • Telecom Hardware Interview Questions Telecom Hardware (7)
  • WiFi Related Interview Questions WiFi Related (277)
  • Telecom General Interview Questions Telecom General (105)
  • Telecom AllOther Interview Questions Telecom AllOther (14)