IP Multicast Routing

2 Days / 4 Live Online Sessions (0900-1230) / Technical Level: Level 3

Course Code: IP1311

Course Summary

This is IP multicasting practically carrying an IPTV service using the Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) and Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) protocols. IGMP and PIM are introduced and then PIM Sparse Mode and Source Specific Mode is tested practically using labs.

Who would benefit

Engineers particularly those entering the world of IPTV and converged services generally would benefit from this Wray Castle course.


A good understanding of IP protocols especially link state protocols such as OSPF which can be gained by attending our Wray Castle course ‘OSPF and BGP Routing Protocols – IP1310’

Topic Areas Include

  • What is IP Multicast?

  • IPv4 Multicast Addressing

  • Multicast vs Unicast or Broadcast Routing

  • Multicast Routing Tables

  • Multicast in LANs

  • Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)

  • Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM)

  • Multicast Services

  • IPv6 Multicast

  • ICMPv6