IPv4 - General - Properties Page - Multicast Scopes Tab

Updated: February 13, 2009

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

Use this tab to view and configure scopes of multicast addresses.

 

Dialog box element Description

Scope Name

Lists the configured multicast scopes. A multicast scope is a named range of IP multicast addresses that is expressed with an IP address and mask. After multicast scopes are configured, you can use them to create scope-based multicast boundaries in the properties of an IP routing interface.

 

Dialog box element Description

Scope name

The name of the scope to use when configuring multicast boundaries. A scope is a range of multicast IP addresses.

IP address

The IP address for the administrative multicast scope (in dotted decimal notation). Valid administrative, nonlocal, multicast scopes must be in the range 239.0.0.0 through 239.254.255.255.

Mask

The mask for the scope (in dotted decimal notation).

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