As the role of IP multicast becomes increasingly more important in our everyday lives, effectively managing multicast related interruptions is a primary concern. Users cannot afford to risk continuity of collaboration, information sharing and networking.
Cisco IOS Software provides both service provider and enterprise networks the benefits of industry standard and patented IP multicast network management technologies to help network and operations staff better manage, monitor and troubleshoot their Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) networks.
Cisco IP Multicast network management infrastructure includes both embedded management components and network management applications, including the following features and applications:
- Multicast Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) MIBs
- Multicast system messages
- IP multicast NetFlow
- Cisco Multicast Manager