Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Multicast Routing Configuration Guide
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New and Changed Information


New and Changed Information


This chapter provides release-specific information for each new and changed feature in the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Multicast Routing Configuration Guide. The latest version of this document is available at the following Cisco website:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/datacenter/sw/5_x/nx-os/multicast/command/reference/n7k_mcr_cmd_5x.html

To check for additional information about this Cisco NX-OS Release, see the Cisco NX-OS Release Notes available at the following Cisco website:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9402/prod_release_notes_list.htmll

Table 1 summarizes the new and changed features for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Multicast Routing Configuration Guide, and tells you where they are documented.

Table 1 New and Changed Features for Release 5.x 

Feature
Description
Changed in Release
Where Documented

Configuring lookup mode to MAC and assigning a static MAC address

You can configure IGMP snooping to use the forwarding lookup mode as MAC-based, as well as assign a static MAC address.

5.2(1)

Chapter 5 "Configuring IGMP Snooping"

Configuring PIMv4 on GRE tunnel interfaces

You can configure multicast on GRE tunnel interfaces including outgoing interfaces (OIFs).

5.2(1)

Chapter 4 "Configuring PIM and PIM6"

Configuring multicast interoperation with F Series modules

You can configure multicast interoperation with F series and M series modules.

5.1(1)

Chapter 7 "Configuring Multicast Interoperation with N7K-F132-15 Modules"

Multicast routing initial holddown period

You can specify the initial holddown period for both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

4.2(1)

Chapter 4 "Configuring PIM and PIM6"

Use a route-map policy for commands

You can specify group prefixes in a route-map policy rather than specifying them on the command line for these commands:

ip igmp join-group

ip igmp static-oif

ip pim rp-address

ip pim ssm range

ipv6 [icmp] mld join-group

ipv6 [icmp] mld static-oif

ipv6 pim rp-address

ipv6 pim ssm range

4.2(1)

Chapter 2 "Configuring IGMP"

Chapter 3 "Configuring MLD"

Chapter 4 "Configuring PIM and PIM6"

Chapter 4 "Configuring PIM and PIM6"

Virtual Port Channel (vPC)

Cisco NX-OS software for the Nexus 7000 Series devices does not support PIM SSM or BIDR on vPC. Cisco NX-OS software fully supports PIM ASM on vPC.

4.1(4)

Chapter 1 "Overview"

Virtual Port Channel (vPC)

A virtual port channel (vPC) allows a single device to use a port channel across two upstream switches.

4.1(3)

Chapter 1 "Overview"

Chapter 2 "Configuring IGMP"

Chapter 4 "Configuring PIM and PIM6"

Chapter 5 "Configuring IGMP Snooping"

Chapter 5 "Configuring IGMP Snooping"

Immediate leave

Option that minimizes the leave latency of IGMPv2 or MLDv1 group memberships on a given IGMP or MLD interface because the device does not send group-specific queries.

4.1(3)

Chapter 2 "Configuring IGMP"

Chapter 3 "Configuring MLD"