PIM Router Graceful Insertion and Removal

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Authors Ramakrishnan Sundaram  , Raunak Banthia 
Last updated 2018-12-30 (latest revision 2018-06-28)
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Graceful Insertion and Removal (GIR) of routers is often adopted by many network administrators as an alternative to ISSU. This document discusses various scenarios, requirements and possible solutions to make PIM gracefully shut down and isolate the multicast router with minimal network disruption when a router goes through maintenance procedures.


Ramakrishnan Sundaram (ramaksun@cisco.com)
Raunak Banthia (rbanthia@cisco.com)

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