feature pim

To enable Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM), use the feature pim command. To disable PIM, use the no form of this command.

feature pim

no feature pim

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

Command Default


Command Modes

Global configuration mode

Command History

This command was introduced.

Usage Guidelines

You must enable the PIM feature before you can configure PIM.

Note In Cisco NX-OS Release 5.0(3)N1(1), a software upgrade on the Cisco Nexus 5548 switch and the Cisco Nexus 5596 switch that has the Layer 3 features enabled is disruptive. You must reload the switch and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender.

This command requires the LAN Base Services license.


This example shows how to enable a PIM configuration:

switch(config)# feature pim

Related Commands

show running-configuration pim
Displays the PIM running configuration information.
show feature
Displays the status of features on a switch.
ip pim sparse-mode
Enables IPv4 PIM sparse mode on an interface.