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


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


CLI-based Configuration Guide - IP Multicast

AR500, AR510, AR531, AR550, AR1500, and AR2500 V200R010

This document describes the concepts and configuration procedures of IP Service features on the device, and provides the configuration examples.
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).
Overview of IPv6 Multicast Route Management

Overview of IPv6 Multicast Route Management


Multicast route management refers to the control of multicast packet forwarding by creating or changing multicast routes, as well as checking and maintaining multicast forwarding paths.


Multicast route management ensures that multicast packets are forwarded efficiently through the correct paths.

In multicast routing and forwarding, each multicast routing protocol creates and maintains its own routing table. The routing information from these tables is then used to create a general multicast routing table. Multicast routers use this general multicast routing table to determine optimal routes, according to multicast routing and forwarding policies. The optimal route information is then delivered to the multicast forwarding information base (MFIB), where multicast data forwarding is controlled.

The MFIBs of network devices maintain a point-to-multipoint forwarding tree for the entire network, with a multicast source as the root and group members as leaves. Table 8-1 describes functions of multicast route management.

Table 8-1  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 the load on individual paths.

Updated: 2019-08-09

Document ID: EDOC1100034230

Views: 127901

Downloads: 38

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