Chapter 11. Case Study: Service Provider Native Deployment

In this chapter, we combine all of the concepts we have discussed in previous chapters and describe a working model of IMR. Throughout this chapter, we illustrate the exact blueprint that is typically used by the world's largest ISPs when deploying native multicast.

Juniper Networks and Cisco Systems router configurations for all router roles in this example network are provided. Additionally, configurations are provided for the routers that a customer can use to connect to the example network.

While our example network supports both ASM and SSM, most of the “heavy lifting” of this design involves ASM support. In fact, the configuration needed to enable SSM in this network involves the addition ...

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