All routers part of the Group and running multicast should KNOW about the RP. the leaf routers and the intermediate routers running the multicast.
The Designated router and forwarder needs to know the RP to send a unicast registration message to the RP. the routers (Intermediate) which and should be running multicast because Pim messages including join messages are sent to the RP from the IGMP querier router. If those routers doesnt know about the RP, then those messages will never reach the RP and the multicast traffic will be dropped.
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3.
16.6.3 will be the second rebuild on the 16.6 release train targeted
towards Catalyst 9500/9400/9300/3850/3650 switching platforms. We are
looking for early feedback from customers befor...
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