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JMR - Junos Multicast Routing

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2 Days

12 CPD hours

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Network engineers, technical support personnel, reseller support engineers, and others responsible for implementing and/or maintaining the Juniper Networks products covered in this course.
This course benefits individuals responsible for implementing, monitoring, and troubleshooting multicast components in a service provider's network.


Identify the components of IP multicast
Explain how IP multicast addressing works
Identify the need for reverse path forwarding (RPF) in multicast
Explain the role of IGMP and describe the available IGMP versions
Configure and monitor IGMP
Explain the differences between dense-mode and sparse-mode protocols
Describe rendezvous point (RP) discovery options
Configure and monitor PIM dense and sparse modes
Configure and monitor rendezvous point discovery mechanisms
Explain the purpose and operation of MSDP
Describe the usage of MSDP within a single PIM domain with Anycast RP
Describe the usage of MSDP across multiple PIM domains
Configure and monitor MSDP
Compare the any-source multicast (ASM) and source-specific multicast (SSM) service models
Describe the basic requirements, benefits, and caveats of SSM
List the address ranges used for SSM
Illustrate the role of IGMPv3 and PIM-SM in an SSM implementation
Configure and monitor SSM
Describe the default PIM sparse mode information distribution
Explain how routing policies alter PIM message traffic
Describe how MSDP advertises messages to established peers
Identify the role of a policy in controlling MSDP message advertisement
Explain how you can use a policy to scope multicast groups


This two-day course is designed to provide students with detailed coverage of multicast protocol.

Course IntroductionIntroduction to Multicast
  • Overview of Multicast
  • Multicast Addresses
  • Reverse Path Forwarding
  • Internet Group Management Protocol
Multicast Routing Protocols
  • Overview of Multicast Routing Protocols
  • PIM-DM
  • PIM-SM
  • MSDP
  • Anycast RP
Source-Specific Multicast
  • Overview of SSM Operation
  • SSM Addresses
  • IGMPv3 and SSM
  • PIM-SM and SSM
  • SSM Case Study
Multicast and Policy
  • Multicast and Policy Overview
  • Controlling PIM Join and Register Messages
  • Controlling BSR Messages
  • Controlling MSDP SA Messages
  • Implementing Multicast Scoping
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans JMR - Junos Multicast Routing training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

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When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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