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Troubleshooting Cisco Nexus Switches and NX-OS, First Edition by Richard Furr, Brad Edgeworth, Vinit Jain

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Chapter 13

Troubleshooting Multicast

This chapter covers the following topics:

Multicast traffic is found in nearly every network deployed today. The concept of multicast communication is easy to understand. A host transmits a message that is intended for multiple recipients. Those recipients are enabled to listen specifically for the multicast traffic of interest and ignore the rest, which supports the efficient use of system resources. However, bringing this simple concept to life in a modern network ...

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