Multicast Rendezvous Point Tab

  • Network > Virtual Router > Multicast > Rendezvous Point
Use the following fields to configure an IP multicast rendezvous point:
Multicast Settings – Rendezvous Point
Description
RP Type
Choose the type of Rendezvous Point (RP) that will run on this virtual router. A static RP must be explicitly configured on other PIM routers whereas a candidate RP is elected automatically.
  • None
    —Choose if there is no RP running on this virtual router.
  • Static
    —Specify a static IP address for the RP and choose options for
    RP Interface
    and
    RP Address
    from the drop-down. Select
    Override learned RP for the same group
    if you want to use the specified RP instead of the RP elected for this group.
  • Candidate
    —Specify the following information for the candidate RP running on this virtual router:
    • RP Interface
      —Select an interface for the RP. Valid interface types include loopback, L3, VLAN, aggregate Ethernet, and tunnel.
    • RP Address
      —Select an IP address for the RP.
    • Priority
      —Specify a priority for candidate RP messages (default 192).
    • Advertisement interval
      —Specify an interval between advertisements for candidate RP messages.
  • Group list
    —If you choose
    Static
    or
    Candidate
    , click
    Add
    to specify a list of groups for which this candidate RP is proposing to be the RP.
Remote Rendezvous Point
Click
Add
and specify the following:
  • IP address
    —Specify the IP address for the RP.
  • Override learned RP for the same group
    —Select to use the specified RP instead of the RP elected for this group.
  • Group
    —Specify a list of groups for which the specified address will act as the RP.

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