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Sun Ethernet Fabric Operating System

PIMv6 Administration Guide

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Document Information

Using This Documentation

Product Notes

Related Documentation

Acronyms and Abbreviations

CLI Command Modes


Support and Accessibility

SEFOS PIMv6 Overview

Supported Features

Protocol Description

Default Settings

Topology Example

Configuring the Topology Example

Enable IPv6 Support and Assign IPv6 Addresses

Configure PIMv6 in Router A

Configure PIMv6 in Router B

Global Configurations

Enable PIMv6

Configure the Group and Source Thresholds

Configure the SPT Switching Period

Configure the Rendezvous Point Threshold

Configure the RP Switch Period

Configure the regstop Rate Limit

Configure the PMBR Status

Configuring PIMv6 on an Interface

Associate the PIMv6 Component to an Interface

Configure the Query-Interval Value

Configure the DR Priority Value

Configure the Override Interval

Configure the LAN Delay

Configure the LAN Prune Delay

Configure the BSR Candidate

Configure the Message Interval

Configuring the PIMv6 Component

Create a PIMv6 Component

Set the Mode for the PIMv6 Component

Configure the RP-Candidate Hold Time

Configure the RP-Candidate Address

Configure the RP Static Address

Create an RP-Set Table

Create a PIMv6 Neighbor

Create Multicast Routes

Configure the DR Priority Value

Configuring the PIMv6 DR priority configures the designated router priority value for the PIMv6 interface. A designated router sets up multicast route entries and sends corresponding join or prune messages and register messages on behalf of directly connected receivers and sources, respectively.

  1. Associate the VLAN 7 interface with PIMv6 component 1.
    SEFOS(config)# interface vlan 7
    SEFOS(config-if)# ipv6 pim componentId 1
    SEFOS(config-if)# end
  2. Set the DR priority to 10.
    SEFOS# configure terminal
    SEFOS(config)# interface vlan 7
    SEFOS(config-if)# ipv6 pim dr-priority 10
    SEFOS(config-if)# end
  3. Review the DR priority.
    SEFOS# show ipv6 pim interface detail
    vlan7 34 is up
        PIM DR Priority: 10