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Network Traffic

Setting up ethernet networks for E1.31 and other use.

How are you sending E1.31 data?

Multicast
2
40%
Unicast
3
60%
 
Total votes: 5

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Network Traffic

Postby PBudden » Sat Jan 30, 2016 12:12 pm

Both Unicast and Multicast have good and bad points.
I have brought my home network to its knees with Multicast when I was testing... There was more traffic than my teenager can cause :lol:
it even started feeding onto my corporate VPN. I was not popular with security. :oops:
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Re: Network Traffic

Postby EmmienLightFan » Sat Jan 30, 2016 12:39 pm

I use Unicast.
I have a dedicated network for my lights.
This year I want to work out how to get them connected together, so I don't need to keep switching WiFi networks to control the show PC.
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Re: Network Traffic

Postby Ted » Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:41 pm

EmmienLightFan wrote:I use Unicast.
I have a dedicated network for my lights.
This year I want to work out how to get them connected together, so I don't need to keep switching WiFi networks to control the show PC.



Use a raspberry pi running falcon player
Use Ethernet port for show network an wifi dongle connected to home network.
Can control pi from home network via computer tablet or phone
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Re: RE: Re: Network Traffic

Postby EmmienLightFan » Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:15 pm

Ted wrote:
EmmienLightFan wrote:I use Unicast.
I have a dedicated network for my lights.
This year I want to work out how to get them connected together, so I don't need to keep switching WiFi networks to control the show PC.



Use a raspberry pi running falcon player
Use Ethernet port for show network an wifi dongle connected to home network.
Can control pi from home network via computer tablet or phone

Really? Does it require any setting up?
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Re: Network Traffic

Postby PBudden » Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:31 am

I am just about to try that, well, when I can locate my spare ethernet switch I will be able to confirm operation and configuration.
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Re: Network Traffic

Postby toottime » Thu Feb 18, 2016 10:33 pm

I can confirm this works i've wired my FPP to my show network and have a wi-pi connected to my general wifi network

there is a pulldown menu within the FPP settings for network to change the options for eth or wifi to setup your wifi ssid and encryption key

I reserved a ip on my general wifi network for the FPP so its easy to connect to each time no having to find which ip its linked to each time it boots ect ect.