This two-day course is designed to provide students with detailed coverage of multicast protocols including Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP), Protocol Independent Multicast-Dense Mode (PIM-DM), Protocol Independent Multicast-Sparse Mode (PIM-SM), Bidirectional PIM, and Multicast Source Discovery Protocol (MSDP).
Through demonstrations and hands-on labs, students will gain experience in configuring and monitoring the Junos operating system and monitoring device and protocol operations. This course uses Juniper Networks MX Series 3D Universal Edge Routers for the hands-on component, but the lab environment does not preclude the course from being applicable to other Juniper hardware platforms running the Junos OS.
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Students should have basic networking knowledge and an understanding of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and the TCP/IP protocol suite. Students should also have working knowledge of security policies.
Students should also attend the Introduction to the Junos Operating System (IJOS), Junos Routing Essentials (JRE), and Junos Intermediate Routing (JIR) courses prior to attending this class.
Detailed Class Syllabus
Chapter 1: Course Introduction
Chapter 2: Introduction to Multicast
Overview of Multicast
Reverse Path Forwarding
Internet Group Management Protocol
Lab 1: Implementing a Baseline Network
Chapter 3: Multicast Routing Protocol
Overview of Multicast Routing Protocols
PIM Dense Mode Operation
Lab 2: PIM Dense Mode
PIM Sparse Mode Operation
Lab 3: PIM Sparse Mode and RP Discovery
Chapter 4: MSDP
Lab 4: Implementing MSDP and Anycast-RP
Chapter 5: Source-Specific Multicas
Overview of SSM Operation
IGMPv3 and SSM
PIM-SM and SSM
SSM Case Study
Lab 5: Source-Specific Multicast
Chapter 6: Multicast and Policy
Multicast and Policy Overview
Controlling PIM Join and Register Messages
Controlling BSR Messages
Controlling MSDP SA Messages
Implementing Multicast Scoping
Lab 6: Multicast and Policy