• Author : Santosh Kumar


PIM Static Source Discovery

Introduction PIM Static Source Discovery (PIM-SM SSD) is a feature implemented as part of PIM-SM. Familiarity with setting up and configuring PIM-SM ( Sparse Mode ) and PIM-SSM ( Source Specific Multicast ) is assumed. PIM-SSM is used to deliver multicast packets from a specific source address requested by a multicast receiver. PIM-SSM bring several benefits over PIM-SM. It does not rely on the designation of a rendezvous point (RP) to establish a RP tree and then switch to Shortest-Path Tree to source. Instead, PIM-SSM builds Shortest-Path Tree to source directly since source is always known in advance. However, PIM-SSM...
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