i have a network that spans over two sites (site A and B), i am planning to deploy an IPTV system that uses multicast, i will place the source in one site (Site A) and this will distribute a multicast stream to clients located in the both sites, i have 6509 in both sites. i have leased line link between the two sites.
My question is what is the best placement for the RP, in site A "close to the source" or in site B "close to the destination"?
[toc:faq]The ProblemOn traditional switches whenever we have a trunk
interface we use the VLAN tag to demultiplex the VLANs. The switch needs
to determine which MAC Address table to look in for a forwarding
decision. To do this we require the switch to do...
[toc:faq]Introduction:Netdr is a tool available on a RSP720, Sup720 or
Sup32 that allows one to capture packets on the RP or SP inband. The
netdr command can be used to capture both Tx and Rx packets in the
software switching path. This is not a substitut...
IntroductionOSPF, being a link-state protocol, allows for every router
in the network to know of every link and OSPF speaker in the entire
network. From this picture each router independently runs the Shortest
Path First (SPF) algorithm to determine the b...