Command:

ip multicast-routing


Mode:

Router(config)#


Syntax:

ip multicast-routing [distributed]

no ip multicast-routing


Syntax Description:

distributed

(Optional) Enables MDS.


Command Description:

To enable IP multicast routing or multicast distributed switching (MDS), use the ip multicast-routing global configuration command. To disable IP multicast routing and MDS, use the no form of this command.

When IP multicast routing is disabled, the Cisco IOS software does not forward any multicast packets.


Example:

 

The following example enables IP multicast routing: 

Router(config)#ip multicast-routing  

 

The following example disables IP multicast routing and MDS: 

Router(config)#no ip multicast-routing

 

Misconceptions:

None

Related Commands:
ip pim send-rp-discovery
ip pim send-rp-announce
ip pim rp-address

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