[j-nsp] Interdomain MSDP session from non RP

Tantsura, Jeff jtantsura at upcbroadband.com
Tue Dec 6 08:28:44 EST 2005

Thanks very much for your suggestion!!!


Jeff Tantsura  CCIE# 11416
Senior IP Network Engineer

-----Original Message-----
From: Marshall Eubanks [mailto:tme at multicasttech.com] 
Sent: 02 December 2005 13:45
To: Tantsura, Jeff
Cc: wg-multicast at internet2.edu; 'juniper-nsp at puck.nether.net'
Subject: Re: [j-nsp] Interdomain MSDP session from non RP

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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