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Re: [magma] IGMP Snooping Vs STP

Subject: Re: [magma] IGMP Snooping Vs STP
From: Marshall Eubanks
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 13:08:52 -0500
If by STP you mean SPT (Shortest Path Tree), and if you are
talking about IGMP snooping, then, no.

I don't even know how the IGMP snooping switch would even know about this,
assuming it really is remote (i.e., not on the LAN). This is
done by PIM, not by IGMP.


On Tue, 30 Nov 2004 09:37:47 -0800, Nageswara Soma
<nsoma@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I understand that a snooping switch should trigger 
> queries to solicit joins whenever there is a layer 2 
> topology change. One thing I am not very sure about 
> is do we really need to act on STP changes at a remote 
> place? This is different from STP changes on local box. 
> Appreciate any response. 
> Nageswara 
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