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Creating a Multicast VLAN with IGMP snooping between an Edge and Core switch (PoC)

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Creating a Multicast VLAN with IGMP snooping between an Edge and Core switch (PoC)


I was wondering if anyone would be able to assist me with a proof of concept (PoC) I am trying to evlauate.

I would like to create a new Mulitcast VLAN to allow devs to have their own Broadcast Domain in order to segment all types of Mutlicate traffic. I want tot prevent them flooding all other ports/vlans on the switches and only allow IGMP packets to be recieved when Devs actually subsribe to a steam.

I would like to achieve the following:

  1. Keep all current vlans as is
  2. Create a new Multicast VLAN that will contain/house all streaming servers on the network
  3. Block / drop all unknown/rouge multicast traffic that could appear on any of the Vlans (IGMP v3 ?)
  4. Allow this new Multicast VLAN to be accessiable via one or more of the original VLANS in point 1 (IGMP Querier ?)
  5. Cater for any addtional global configurations or tweaks that might be required to configure this correctly

I've tried following this example but haven't had much luck.

for the PoC I am using the following Edge (L2) and Core (L3) devices:

Core -

Comware Software, Version 5.20.99, Release 2220P02
HP A5500-24G EI Switch with 2 Interface Slots

Edge - 

HP Comware Platform Software
Comware Software, Version 5.20.99, Release 1108
HP 1920-48G Switch

I can provide the configs upon request.

Last Update: Currently stuck on the configuring "L2 switch" section where I need to set "service-type multicast" within my defined MC VLAN.

However I don't even have the ability to run this command.

Vlan view commands:
arp Specify ARP configuration information
description Description of VLAN
display Display current system information
igmp-snooping IGMP snooping
ipv6 IPv6 status and configuration information
logfile Specify log file configuration
mac-address Configure MAC address
mld-snooping Configure MLD snooping characteristic
name Name of VLAN
ping Ping function
port Add ports to or delete ports from VLAN
quit Exit from current command view
return Exit to User View
save Save current configuration
tracert Trace route function
undo Cancel current setting
vlan-isolate Configure vlan-isolate

Is this a limitation of:

  1. The switch (HP 1920-48G)
  2. The firmware (Comware Software, Version 5.20.99, Release 1108)
  3. A licensing issue