[j-nsp] Interdomain MSDP session from non RP

Marshall Eubanks tme at multicasttech.com
Fri Dec 2 07:44:30 EST 2005

This should work.

What I  would recommend however is setting up anycast RP mesh using  
internal MSDP, then
any one of the RP mesh can be an eMSDP peer - for example, one at the


On Dec 2, 2005, at 4:29 AM, Tantsura, Jeff wrote:

> Hi,
> In ALL interdomain multicast docs you could see that interdomain MSDP
> session are always setup between RP's in both domains.
> I have also found that it is recommended to do it this way.
> It sounds logic if RP is close to the border but why would you  
> setup it this
> way if RP is many hops away,
> in my opinion a border router or RR which runs eMBGP would run  
> eMSDP just
> fine, as long as it has iMSDP session with RP.
> Any suggestion would be highly appreciated,
> Thanks,
> Jeff
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