Multicast Refresher for CCIEDC

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Multicast, the strange, the backwards, the elusive. At least that’s what I used to think about it until I spent some time taking it out to dinner, listening to it, and developing a strong relationship with it. I have Peter Revill and his awesome four part series to thank for that (he’s a good wing man!).

In this post I’ll be following along Peter’s Multicast series. If you’re new to multicast, or just want a quick refresher, head on over to his blog and follow us on this journey.  As a bonus, I may throw in some basic NX-OS multicast at the bottom, as it pertains to OTV.

http://www.ccierants.com/2013/02/ccie-dc-multicast-part-1.html
http://www.ccierants.com/2013/02/ccie-dc-multicast-part-2.html
http://www.ccierants.com/2013/02/ccie-dc-multicast-part-3.html
http://www.ccierants.com/2013/02/ccie-dc-multicast-part-4.html

Follow him on twitter via @ccierants

First, a quick refresher on multicast and related terms. Feel free to revisit these as you follow the post.

Multicast

– Multicast is one-to-many, meaning one packet is copied to multiple receivers…

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