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Cisco BCMSN 642-811 - Multicasts


This course differentiates between network traffic types. It also details the traffic and bandwidth characteristics required when designing a scalable network.

This lesson is part of our Cisco BCMSN 642-811 online training series which contains over 25 hours of self-paced courseware. Our web-based training provides 6 months of unlimited access.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Use multicast addresses
  • List the similarities and differences between IGMPv1, v2, and v3
  • Describe the differences between PIM sparse and dense modes
  • Configure and verify PIM


  • Overview of Traffic Types
  • Multicast Addressing
  • Client Registration and IGMPv1
  • IGMPv2 Features and Improvements
  • IGMPv3 Source Filtering
  • Multicast Traffic Routing
  • Dense and Sparse Mode Routing Protocols
  • Protocol Independent Multicast
  • Multicasting and Switches
  • Basic PIM Configuration and Designated Routers
  • Configuring Rendezvous Points
  • Configuring PIMv2 and CGMP
  • Verifying a Multicast Configuration

This course is for anyone who wants to get the most out of using Cisco BCMSN 642-811.

Prerequisites: None:

Technical Requirements:

  • Internet connection
  • Browser: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera or any standards compliant browser.
  • Authorware and Macromedia Flash player recommended but not required.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.

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Total Courses: 11
Total Time: 25+ hours
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