Monitoring Summary Information of Multicast Protocols Enabled on the Router

Purpose

Display a summary of information about the multicast protocols enabled on the router.

Action

To display a summary of information about the multicast protocols enabled on the router:

host1#show ip multicast protocols brief
Protocol  Registered  Owned       Type 
          Interfaces  Interfaces 
--------- ----------  ----------  -------------------
Pim       2           2           Sparse Dense 
Igmp      1           0           Local 
Count: 2 protocols

Meaning

Table 13 lists the show ip multicast protocols brief command output fields.

Table 13: show ip multicast protocols brief Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

Protocol

Name of the multicast protocol

Registered Interfaces

Number of interfaces on which the protocol is configured

Owned Interfaces

Number of interfaces that a protocol owns. If you configure only IGMP on an interface, IGMP owns the interface. However, if you configure IGMP and either PIM or DVMRP on the same interface, PIM or DVMRP owns the interface.

Type

Mode of the multicast protocol:

  • For DVMRP—Dense
  • For PIM—Sparse, dense, or sparse-dense
  • For IGMP—Local

Count

Number of multicast protocols on the virtual router

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