B.0 Server Discovery and Multicasting

The PlateSpin* Orchestrate Server, Orchestrate Agent, and other Orchestrate tools use IP multicast messages to locate servers and to announce when servers are started or shut down. If multicasting is not supported in your existing network environment, all PlateSpin Orchestrate components allow a specific machine to be specified instead of using multicast discovery. Multicast support is not required to run the PlateSpin Orchestrate Server, the Orchestrate Agent, or any Orchestrate tools.

This section includes the following multicast information: