Large IPv6 Multicast Domains

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Fri Jun 20 14:10:55 CEST 2014

On 20/06/14 13:08, David Barak wrote:

> There are specific use cases for ASM (in IPv4) in distributed
> monitoring (many->few traffic flows)  It sure would be a shame for
> that to go away...

Well, I doubt it will go away. Presumably embedded RP will serve those 
needs in the v6 world.

But IME transition from (*,g) to (s,g) and RP-tree flooding is where a 
lot of PIM-related issues occur, so I am totally on board with 
preferring SSM where possible.

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