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CLI-based Configuration Guide - IP Multicast

AR100, AR120, AR160, AR1200, AR2200, AR3200, and AR3600 V300R003

This document provides the basic concepts, configuration procedures, and configuration examples of the interfaces supported by the device.
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(Optional) Configuring an SSM Group Policy

(Optional) Configuring an SSM Group Policy


By default, the address of a Source-Specific Multicast (SSM) group ranges from to If a user joins a multicast group whose IP address is not in this range, configure an SSM group policy in the VLAN to add the multicast group address to the range of SSM group addresses. The SSM group policy must be used together with an ACL. For details on how to configure an ACL, see "ACL Configuration" in the Huawei AR100&AR120&AR150&AR160&AR200&AR1200&AR2200&AR3200&AR3600 Series Enterprise Routers Configuration Guide - Security.


By default, the ACL applied to an SSM group policy denies all multicast groups. Therefore, to exclude specific group addresses from the SSM group address range, use a rule permit source any rule with deny rules in the ACL.


  1. Run system-view

    The system view is displayed.

  2. Run vlan vlan-id

    The VLAN view is displayed.

  3. Run igmp-snooping ssm-policy basic-acl-number

    An SSM group policy is configured.

    After you configure an SSM group policy, the multicast groups specified in the SSM policy are considered as SSM groups.

Updated: 2019-03-06

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