How to mulicast video using VLC?






H1: sender

H2: receiver



1.      Start mininet with 1 switch and 2 hosts


2.      Set the multicast routing for h1 and h2 (ref:


3.      H2 settings (receiver)


Choose “open network stream”


Enter the url and hit “play”



4.      H1 settings (sender)

Input vlc-wrapper


Hit “Stream”


Hit “Add” to add a file. (Here, I use test.mpg for example) and then hit “Stream”


Hit “Next”


Set “RTP/MPEG Transport Stream” and then hit “Add”


Set the Address and hit “Next”


Hit “Next”


Hit “Stream”


Finally, you can see




Dr. Chih-Heng Ke (

Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering,

National Quemoy University, Kinmen, Taiwan.