Help us improve your experience.

Let us know what you think.

Do you have time for a two-minute survey?


mode (Protocols DVMRP)


Hierarchy Level


Configure DVMRP for multicast traffic forwarding or unicast routing.


forwarding—DVMRP performs unicast routing as well as multicast data forwarding.

unicast-routing—DVMRP performs unicast routing only. To forward multicast data, you must configure Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) on the interface.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

routing-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information


Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (DVMRP) was deprecated in Junos OS Release 16.1. Although DVMRP commands continue to be available and configurable in the CLI, they are no longer visible and are scheduled for removal in a subsequent release.

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.