Command:

show multicast group

Mode:

Switch> (enable)


Syntax:

show multicast group [mac_addr] [vlan_id]


Syntax Description:

mac_addr

(Optional) Destination MAC address.

vlan_id

(Optional) Variable that specifies the number of the VLAN.

 

Command Description:

Use the show multicast group command to display the multicast group configuration.


Examples:

This example shows how to display the multicast group configuration for VLAN 1:

Console> show multicast group 1

VLAN  Dest MAC/Route Des    [CoS]   Destination Ports or VCs / [Protocol Type]
---- ----------------- ----- ----------------------------------
1    01-00-5e-00-01-28*      3/1,12/9
1    01-00-5e-63-7f-6f*      3/1,12/5,12/9
Total Number of Entries = 2
Console>
 

This example shows how to display the multicast group configuration for a specific MAC address on VLAN 5:

Console> show multicast group 01-00-5E-00-00-5C 5

VLAN  Dest MAC/Route Des    [CoS]   Destination Ports or VCs / [Protocol Type]
---- ----------------- ----- ----------------------------------
5    01-00-5E-00-00-5C       3/1, 3/9
Total Number of Entries = 1
Console>
 

The table below describes the fields in the show multicast group command output.


Table:show multicast group Command Output Fields

Field Description

VLAN

VLAN number

Dest MAC/Route Des

Group destination MAC address

*

Status of whether the port was configured manually as a multicast router port

CoS

CoS value

Destination Ports or VCs

List of all the ports that belong to this multicast group. Traffic destined to this group address will be forwarded on all these ports.

Total Number of Entries

Total number of entries in the multicast group table that match the criteria specified by the command.


Misconceptions:

None

Related commands:

    None


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