No relevant resource is found in the selected language.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Read our privacy policy>Search

Reminder

To have a better experience, please upgrade your IE browser.

upgrade

CX11x, CX31x, CX710 (Earlier Than V6.03), and CX91x Series Switch Modules V100R001C10 Configuration Guide 12

The documents describe the configuration of various services supported by the CX11x&CX31x&CX91x series switch modules The description covers configuration examples and function configurations.
Rate and give feedback:
Huawei uses machine translation combined with human proofreading to translate this document to different languages in order to help you better understand the content of this document. Note: Even the most advanced machine translation cannot match the quality of professional translators. Huawei shall not bear any responsibility for translation accuracy and it is recommended that you refer to the English document (a link for which has been provided).
Introduction to Multicast Route Management (IPv6)

Introduction to Multicast Route Management (IPv6)

This section describes the definition and purpose of multicast route management (IPv6).

Definition

The multicast route management function helps control multicast packet forwarding by creating or changing multicast routes, and to check and maintain multicast forwarding paths.

Purpose

Multicast routing and forwarding is similar to unicast routing and forwarding. Each multicast routing protocol creates and maintains a routing table, and routing information of various multicast routing protocols is summarized into a general multicast routing table. A multicast router selects optimal multicast routes from the multicast routing table according to the multicast routing and forwarding policies, and then delivers the optimal routes to the multicast forwarding table to control multicast data forwarding.

Multicast forwarding tables of network devices maintain a point-to-multipoint forwarding tree on the entire network, with a multicast source as the root and group members as leaves. Table 8-88 lists the multicast route management functions that allow you to create and maintain multicast forwarding paths.

Table 8-88 Multicast route management functions
Function Description

Reverse Path Forwarding (RPF) check

Ensures that multicast data is forwarded through correct paths.

Multicast load splitting

Distributes multicast data to multiple equal-cost routes to reduce loads on a single path.

Multicast NSR

Applies to a system with double main control units. The multicast protocol control planes on the main control units work in active/standby mode to ensure highly reliable multicast data forwarding.

Translation
Download
Updated: 2019-08-09

Document ID: EDOC1000041694

Views: 57855

Downloads: 3621

Average rating:
This Document Applies to these Products
Related Version
Related Documents
Share
Previous Next