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hi, I have the same problem as this question but the difference is; the mac address of the sending data is not null but I'm not sure it is true. Here is the screenshot of package;

Does the problem occur , though full of mac address?


asked 19 Nov '14, 01:59

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The destination mac address is an IPv4 multicast one. The receiving host has to be a member of the multicast group by joining it to actually receive the datagrams. The group is usually handled by a switch.

Putting the receiving host into promiscuous mode by starting a Wireshark capture allows it to receive the packet.

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answered 19 Nov '14, 02:14

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thanks for reply, i dont want the software i use for receivng data should not depend on wireshark and i know that my encoder couldnt fill the mac adress correctly. i just want to know that the receiving OS drops the frame or not?

(20 Nov '14, 13:10) otto33
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