Iterative TCP Unicast (i.e., message is sent to each the nodes individually over TCP) can be used instead of MSMQ UDP Multicast. In addition to the improved reliability of TCP, removing the dependence of UDP Multicast simplifies deployment on cloud infrastructures. Discovering of nodes can be accomplished using the shared storage (with file locking semantics) that EFT already requires.

A registry setting must be enabled to use Unicast.

Unicast provides: