provides information on Broadcast Multicast Service (BCMCS) functionality. The
product Administration Guides provide examples and procedures for configuration
of basic services on the system. It is recommended that you select the
configuration example that best meets your service model, and configure the
required elements for that model, as described in this Administration Guide,
before using the procedures in this chapter.
described in this chapter are only available if you have purchased and
installed a feature license for Broadcast & Multicast Services.
unnecessary replication of data on CDMA2000 wireless networks by transmitting
a single stream of data to multiple users. By delivering a single,
unidirectional data stream to many subscribers, BCMCS makes more
efficient use of wireless network resources than traditional point
to point connections.
on the system is provided by an existing PDSN service and is enabled
by a valid Broadcast & Multicast Services license. In the absence
of a valid license, the system functions as a standard unicast PDSN.
When a PDSN is functioning in a BCMCS environment, it is designated
as a Broadcast Serving Node (BSN). The main features supported by
the Broadcast & Multicast Services license are:
Support for BCMCS-specific
BCMCS flow-IDs using a BCMCS controller.
teardown of BCMCS bearer paths using the multicast framework.
Support for framing
HDLC-like and segment based framing.
Accounting for the
BCMCS flows to charge the originator of the content.
is a licensed Cisco feature. A separate feature license may be required.
Contact your Cisco account representative for detailed information
on specific licensing requirements. For information on installing
and verifying licenses, refer to the Managing License Keys section
of the Software Management
Operations chapter in the System
To configure the
system for BCMCS:
system for PDSN functionality as described in the this Administration Guide.
configuration to flash memory, an external memory device, and/or a network
location using the Exec mode command
configuration. For additional information on how to verify and
save configuration files, refer to the
Administration Guide and the
What to Do Next
Commands used in
the configuration examples in this section provide base functionality to the
extent that the most common or likely commands and/or keyword options are
presented. In many cases, other optional commands and/or keyword options are
available. Refer to the
Interface Reference for complete information regarding all commands.
BCMCS Group Configuration
Use the following
example to set the BCMCS group user name and password for RADIUS access: