Multicast traffic % in enterprise network ?

Scott Weeks surfer at
Wed Aug 8 22:22:04 UTC 2018

--- jtk at wrote:
From: John Kristoff <jtk at>

:: In my experience, real world IP multicast experience 
:: and expertise is almost non-existent.  

:: but it tends to just work once setup and rarely 
:: changes. 

:: the setup was done a long time ago and people rarely 
:: touch it now.

:: If I want to simplify and secure things a little 
:: more, I'd probably look at better limiting IGMP and 
:: PIM joins.  Limiting as much of the possibility for 
:: anyone or anything to instantiate state in the 
:: network

Major snippage, but these're my experiences, too.  
However, not in the .edu world.


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