ip pim send-rp-announce

To configure an IPv4 Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) Auto-RP candidate route processor (RP), use the ip pim send-rp-announce command. To remove an Auto-RP candidate RP, use the no form of this command.

ip pim send-rp-announce { ethernet slot / port | loopback if_number | port-channel number } { group-list prefix } {[ scope ttl ] | [ interval interval ]}

no ip pim send-rp-announce [{ ethernet slot / port | loopback if_number | port-channel number } { group-list prefix } {[ scope ttl ] | [ interval interval ] }

Syntax Description

ethernet slot / port
(Optional) Specifies the Ethernet interface and the slot number and port number. The slot number is from 1 to 255, and the port number is from 1 to 128.
loopback if_number
(Optional) Specifies the loopback interface. The loopback interface number is from 0 to 1023.
port-channel number
(Optional) Specifies the EtherChannel interface and EtherChannel number. The range is from 1 to 4096.
group-list prefix
Specifies a group range handled by the RP.
scope ttl
(Optional) Specifies a time-to-live (TTL) value for the scope of Auto-RP Announce messages. The range is from 1 to 255. The default is 32.


Note See the ip pim border command to explicitly define a router on the edge of a PIM domain rather than using the scope argument.


interval interval
(Optional) Specifies an Auto-RP Announce message transmission interval in seconds. The range is from 1 to 65,535. The default is 60.

Command Default

The TTL is 32.
The Auto-RP Announce message interval is 60 seconds.

Command Modes

Global configuration mode
VRF configuration mode

Command History

Release
Modification
5.0(3)N1(1)
This command was introduced.

Usage Guidelines

The scope , and interval keywords can be entered once and in any order.

The ip pim auto-rp rp-candidate command is an alternative form of this command.

This command requires the LAN Base Services license.

Examples

This example shows how to configure a PIM Auto-RP candidate RP:

switch(config)# ip pim send-rp-announce ethernet 2/1 group-list 239.0.0.0/24
 

This example shows how to remove a PIM Auto-RP candidate RP:

switch(config)# no ip pim send-rp-announce ethernet 2/1 group-list 239.0.0.0/24
 

Related Commands

Command
Description
ip pim auto-rp rp-candidate
Configures a PIM Auto-RP candidate RP.
show ip pim interface
Displays information about PIM-enabled interfaces.