Cisco BSCI 3.0: Implementing Multicast

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To enable you to describe the processes of Multicast implementation and verification, the IGMPv2 and IGMPv3 protocols, and Multicast routing protocols

Target Audience

Candidates for Cisco CCNP, CCDP, CCIP, and Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching and CCIE Communications and Services certifications; network administrators, technicians, and senior network support staff who are responsible for implementing and managing network environments


CCNA certification; practical experience with deploying and operating networks based on Cisco network devices and Cisco IOS software is strongly recommended

Expected Duration

155 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco BSCI 3.0: Implementing Multicast

  • recognize the features of an IP multicast group.
  • recognize IP multicast addresses.
  • identify the features of IGMPv2 and IGMPv3.
  • recognize the features of multicast in a Layer 2 switching environment, CGMP operation, and IGMP snooping.
  • recognize the features of multicast routing protocols, distribution trees, and IP multicast routing.
  • recognize the features of PIM-DM, PIM-DM flood and prune, PIM-SM, and PIM sparse-dense modes.
  • identify the commands to configure PIM-SM and PIM Sparse-Dense Mode on an interface.
  • identify the commands to verify IGMP groups and IGMP snooping.
  • enable multicast routing, enable PIM-SM on a router interface, and configure IGMP group membership.