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Anycast-RP - The Application of MSDP

Hey Friends,  I am back with yet another post on Multicast. But, this time its about Anycast RP. But before we try to understand what is Anycast RP and how does it work, its more important to learn about MSDP. Multicast Source Distribution Protocol (MSDP) allows multicast sources of a group to be known to all Rendezvous points (RP) in different multicast domains. MSDP is a mechanism that allows RPs to share information about active sources. RPs know about their sources and receivers in their local domain. When RPs in different / remote domains hear about active sources, they can pass on... [More]