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Configuration Guide - IP Multicast

S7700 and S9700 V200R013C00

This document describes the configurations of IP multicast, including IP multicast basics, IGMP, MLD, IPv4 PIM, IPv6 PIM, MSDP, multicast VPN, layer 3 multicast CAC, IPv4 multicast route management, IPv6 multicast route management, IGMP snooping, MLD snooping, static multicast MAC address, multicast VLAN replication, layer 2 multicast CAC, multicast network management.
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Summary of IPv6 PIM Configuration Tasks

Summary of IPv6 PIM Configuration Tasks

IPv6 PIM enables multicast data to be forwarded on an IPv6 network. IPv6 PIM can work in multiple modes to suit different scenarios. Table 5-1 lists IPv6 PIM configuration tasks.

Table 5-1  IPv6 PIM configuration tasks
Task Description

Configuring IPv6 PIM-DM

IPv6 PIM-DM uses the any-source multicast (ASM) model to provide multicast services. The configuration is simple, but multicast data is periodically broadcast. IPv6 PIM-DM applies to the small LAN where members are densely distributed.

Configuring IPv6 PIM-SM

IPv6 PIM-SM uses the ASM and source-specific multicast (SSM) models to provide multicast services. In the ASM model, multicast distribution tree (MDT) setup is triggered by receivers actively joining the multicast group. IPv6 PIM-SM needs to maintain an RP, set up an RPT, and register with a multicast source. The ASM model applies to large networks where members are widely distributed. In the SSM model, IPv6 PIM-SM only needs to set up an SPT between a multicast source and members. The SSM model applies to networks where users know the multicast source location and order multicast data from a specified multicast source.

Updated: 2019-04-08

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