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Implementing Cisco Multicast

Curso: Cisco
Course -ID: CI-MCAST

This course will help you:

  • Gain a solid understanding of the fundamentals of IP multicasting
  • Understand the configuration and troubleshooting guidelines for implementation of IP multicast on Cisco routers
  • Prepare to deploy IP multicast within a provider or customer network
  • Network professionals
  • Systems engineers
  • Partners
  • Customers

We recommend that you have the following knowledge and skills before taking this course:

  • Work experience and configuration skills for Cisco routers and LAN switches

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe IP multicast services
  • Identify IP multicast issues on a data link layer
  • Explain why Protocol Independent Multicast Sparse Mode (PIM-SM) is the most current scalable IP multicast routing protocol
  • Describe Rendezvous Point (RP) distribution solutions
  • Recognize the drawbacks of the PIM-SM and describe two extensions to provide possible solutions
  • Explain basic concepts of Multiprotocol BGP (MP-BGP) and its use in the IP multicast environment
  • Configure and deploy Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP) in the interdomain environment
  • Describe solutions to mitigate security issues in the IP multicast network
  • Describe the process of monitoring and maintaining multicast high-availability operations
  • Design multicast-related application and network solutions in customer and service provider networks


Course Outline

  • Course Introduction
  • IP Multicast Concepts and Technologies
    • Introducing IP Multicast
    • Understanding the Multicast Service Model
    • Defining Multicast Distribution Trees and Forwarding
    • Reviewing Multicast Protocols
  • Multicast on the LAN
    • Mapping Layer 3 to Layer 2
    • Working with Cisco Group Management Protocol
    • Using Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) Snooping
  • PIM Sparse Mode
    • Introducing Protocol Independent Multicast Sparse Mode
    • Understanding PIM-SM Protocol Mechanics
    • Using PIM-SM in a Sample Situation
    • Configuring and Monitoring PIM-SM
  • Rendezvous Point Engineering
    • Identifying RP Distribution Solutions
    • Implementing Auto-RP
    • Using PIMv2 Bootstrap Router (BSR)
    • Using Anycast RP and MSDP
  • PIM Sparse Mode Protocol Extensions
    • Introducing Source-Specific Multicast (SSM)
    • Configuring and Monitoring SSM
    • Reviewing Bidirectional PIM
    • Configuring and Monitoring Bidirectional PIM
  • Multiprotocol Extensions for BGP
    • Introducing MP-BGP
    • Configuring and Monitoring MP-BGP
  • Interdomain IP Multicast
    • Examining Dynamic Interdomain IP Multicast
    • Explaining Multicast Source Discovery Protocol
    • Using MSDP Source-Active (SA) Caching
    • Configuring and Monitoring MSDP
  • IP Multicast Security
    • Introducing IP Multicast and Security
    • Securing a Multicast Network
  • Multicast Optimization and High-Availability Features
    • Using Multicast Optimization and High-Availability Features
  • Applications of Multicast
    • Exploring IP Multicast and Video Applications
    • Using IP Multicast in Mission-Critical Environments
    • Exploring How Enterprise IT Uses IP Multicasting Globally

Lab outline

  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 Multicast
  • PIM-SM Protocol Basics
  • PIM-SM Protocol Mechanics and Timers
  • PIM Sparse-Dense Mode and Manual RP Configuration
  • Configuring Dynamic RP Information Distribution
  • Bidirectional PIM
  • Source-Specific Multicast
  • Anycast RP, External MP-BGP, and MSDP Peering


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