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NX-OS and Cisco Nexus Switching: Next-Generation Data Center Architectures, Second Edition by Matthew McPherson, David Jansen, Ron Fuller

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Chapter 4. IP Multicast Configuration

This chapter covers the following topics:

Multicast operation

PIM configuration on Nexus 7000 and Nexus 5500

IGMP operation

IGMP configuration on Nexus 7000

• IGMP configuration on Nexus 5x00

IGMP configuration on Nexus 1000V

• MSDP configuration on Nexus 7000 and Nexus 5500

Administrative scoping of multicast RPs in PIM

• PIM prune and join policies

Cisco NX-OS was designed to be a data center-class operating system. A component of such an operating system includes support for a rich set of IP multicast features, including key capabilities such as Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP), Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) sparse mode, Source Specific Multicast (SSM), Multicast Source Discovery ...

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