Multicast: rather than dense, sparse it and let’s meet at rendez-vous point… Part 5

Client1 is configured to join multicast destined for group 226.0.0.1 and sent from Server1

Instead of PIM-Dense (flood and prune) we use PIM-Sparse to build the forwarding path from the server to the client

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Multicast: Hold ASM for a moment, let’s do SSM! Part 4

IGMPv3 (RFC 4607) allows the receivers to specify the source they wish in additiont the multicast group trafic

By default we use the 232.0.0.0/8 range for SSM

In our lab setup

We configure Client1 to join SSM specific range @ip address 232.0.0.1 sourced from Server1 (in the same subnet)

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