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Description


This article describes how to configure 'join-group' on the specific interface to create a static IGMP group entry.

 

Scope


FortiGate

 

Solution

 

Overview.
- When an IGMP-enabled networking unit (FortiGate) gets a join request for a specific group, it sends all IP multicast traffic it receives for that group through the port on which the join request was received.
- When the client is ready to leave the multicast group, it sends a 224.0. 0.2 IGMP Leave Group message to the network and no longer belongs to the group. When a leave request is detected, the relevant IGMP device stops transmitting traffic for the specified multicast group via the port where the leave request was received (if there are no other current members of that group on the affected port.)
- Creating a static IGMP group entry ensures that FortiGate will preserve this IGMP group information for a given group and interface and will continue to deliver the multicast stream over the designated interface.
 
CLI syntax.
 
# config router multicast-flow
edit "statis-group"
config flows
edit 1
set group-addr 239.0.0.1
set source-addr 10.120.7.230
next
end
next
end
 
# config router multicast
set multicast-routing enable
config interface
edit "port1"
set pim-mode sparse-mode
set static-group "statis-group"
next
end
end

 

 
To Verify the entry.
 
# get router info multicast igmp group

IGMP Connected Group Membership
Group Address Interface Uptime Expires Last Reporter
239.0.0.1 port1 00:00:33 00:03:56(static) 10.5.29.78 <- Statically Added IGMP group Info

 

 

 

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