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IP Multicast - Concepts, Design and Troubleshooting

This session is an overview of the fundamentals of IP Multicast covering the basics of IP Multicast components such as Layers 2 and 3 addressing, host-router signalling (IGMP v1-v3), distribution trees, and Reverse Path Forwarding. The session provides an overview of Protocol Independent Multicast and its various modes of operation. Bidirectional PIM, Source Specific Multicast, and the concepts of design through several case study examples. Also included is a brief overview of troubleshooting multicast with common issues discussed. This session is for network engineers in network environments who have no previous background in IP Multicast.