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ost::IPV6Multicast(3) Library Functions Manual ost::IPV6Multicast(3)

NAME

ost::IPV6Multicast - A specialization of IPV6Address that provides address validation for multicast addresses.

SYNOPSIS

#include <address.h>

Inherits ost::IPV6Address.

Public Member Functions


IPV6Multicast ()
Create an Internet Multicast Address object with an empty (0.0.0.0) address. IPV6Multicast (const struct in6_addr address)
Convert the system internet address data type (struct in_addr) into a Common C++ IPV4Multicast object. IPV6Multicast (const char *address)
Convert a null terminated ASCII multicast address string (example: '224.0.0.1') or multicast name string (example: 'sap.mcast.net') directly into a Common C++ IPV6Multicast object.

Additional Inherited Members

Detailed Description

A specialization of IPV6Address that provides address validation for multicast addresses.

Whenever its value changes the new value is checked to be in the range from 224.0.0.1 through 239.255.255.255. If it is not, an exception is thrown.

A multicast network address.

Author

Federico Montesino p5087@quintero.fie.us.es

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

ost::IPV6Multicast::IPV6Multicast ()

Create an Internet Multicast Address object with an empty (0.0.0.0) address.

ost::IPV6Multicast::IPV6Multicast (const struct in6_addr address)

Convert the system internet address data type (struct in_addr) into a Common C++ IPV4Multicast object.

Parameters

address struct of system used binary internet address.

ost::IPV6Multicast::IPV6Multicast (const char * address)

Convert a null terminated ASCII multicast address string (example: '224.0.0.1') or multicast name string (example: 'sap.mcast.net') directly into a Common C++ IPV6Multicast object. Works like IPV6Address(const char*).

Parameters

address null terminated C string.

Author

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