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S5720HI V200R010C00 Configuration Guide - WLAN-AC

This document describes native AC (hereinafter referred to as WLAN AC) configuration procedures and provides configuration examples.

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Enabling IGMP Snooping on a Vehicle-Mounted AP

Enabling IGMP Snooping on a Vehicle-Mounted AP


Vehicle-mounted multimedia devices on moving trains deliver multimedia information services to passengers in multicast mode. Reliable multicast data transmission ensures smooth delivery of multimedia information services. All vehicle-mounted multimedia devices are added to a multicast group. As the train moves ahead, the active link changes frequently. Only the trackside AP and vehicle-mounted AP are aware of the link change. Other ground devices such as switches connected to trackside APs cannot detect the change and fail to forward multicast data. To resolve the problem, IGMP snooping is enabled on the vehicle-mounted AP and ground devices to generate Layer 2 multicast forwarding entries. After switching the active link to a new trackside AP, the vehicle-mounted AP sends a Report message to the trackside AP. The trackside AP forwards the message to the ground device, which then updates the multicast forwarding table accordingly. To prevent loss of multicast packets during a link handover, the vehicle-mounted AP still receives multicast data from the old trackside AP before the multicast flow is switched to the new trackside AP. After receiving multicast data from the new trackside AP, the vehicle-mounted AP sends a Leave message to the old trackside AP. The old trackside AP forwards the Leave message to the ground device, which then stops sending multicast data to the old trackside AP. This mechanism ensures seamless switching of multicast data.


  1. Run:


    The system view is displayed.

  2. Run:

    igmp-snooping enable

    IGMP snooping is enabled globally.

    After IGMP snooping is enabled globally, the device can process IGMPv1, IGMPv2, and IGMPv3 packets.

  3. Run:

    vlan vlan-id

    The VLAN view is displayed.

  4. Run:

    igmp-snooping enable

    IGMP snooping is enabled in the VLAN.

Updated: 2019-12-28

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