Inspecting UDP protocol with iperf tool

Sometimes we have to do some troubleshooting to inspect UDP traffic and make sure that there is no issue on the operational system layer. This task is so common nowadays, because a lot of applications uses multicast IP and UDP protocol for clustering and replications. There is a nice networking tool to help: iperf. For this setup, let's imagine that I have an application clusterized running on several machines, using UDP protocol, multicast and listening on port 48000. However, I wanna make sure and check the network traffic is working…

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