Re: Multicast and shared tree, router distribution
first part incorrect,
a source-based can be a router or a host.
second part correct,
this host or router will be the root, of the source-based distribution tree.
when your host registers with an RP, the RP sends a join toward the source. this is called using a 'shared-source distribution tree'. (the RP is the root)
if a specific source is required/usuable, then the hosts first hop router may send a join toward the source to create a 'source-based distribution tree'. (a source-based distribution tree does not require the use of the RP for tracking the group membership of the host using it; a shared-source distribution tree does)
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