Chapter 5. IP Multicast Design Considerations and Implementation

In this chapter, we build on the material that has been introduced so far. We look at multicast group scoping and how multicast networks can be bounded to control the flow of information to provide security. We explain organizational and global group assignments and how to include address organization and schemas. Group scoping with hybrid designs and RP placement are examined, to include MSDP mesh groups and scoped multicast domains. We delve into traffic engineering, how the elements of Layer 3 devices make forwarding decisions, and how to manipulate those elements for path selection. IP multicast best practices and security are also covered concerning the network as a whole and ...

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