Georgia Tech: Networking & Telecommunications

Mlisten -- MBone Collection Tool

Mlisten is a tool for the collection and processing of MBone membership information. The tool can be used to generate information about (1) join and leave statistics, (2) connection time characteristics, and (3) multicast tree size and characteristics.

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Source code - Version 2.1

This site has been severely curtailed. The only thing available now is a Solaris 5.7 binary and source. The GUI is essentially defunct. If you cannot get any of these to run, please send me e-mail.

Version History

  • Version 0.1 -- Initial release.

  • Version 1.0 -- Available as of October 25, 1995.
    • Eliminates the need to use etherfind and be run as root.

  • Version 2.0 -- Available as of May 1, 1996.
    • Adds the ability to collect data for all sessions.
    • Adds a GUI interface and real-time statistics.

  • Version 2.1 -- Available as of September 1, 1996.
    • Adds the ability to collect for sessions advertised using SDR.
    • Can now collect for audio and/or video sessions.