[FROG] PIM-BSM implementation in FRR

Phil Wiggins phil.wiggins at gmail.com
Wed Jun 5 08:42:00 EDT 2019

Saravanan, Sarita and Rajesh:

Great work!  Is the plan to add the self-election in a subsequent update?
It would be great to have an RFC5059 implementation for a group of FRR
routers to self-elect.  A part of my network would benefit hugely from
having this function.



On Mon, 3 Jun 2019 at 08:37, Donald Sharp <sharpd at cumulusnetworks.com>

> All -
> Recently an implementatation of PIM-BSM was pushed into the master
> branch of FRR.  This first release of this feature is slightly limited
> in it's scope, in that PIM routers can listen and respond to BSM PIM
> messages but cannot self-elect to make themselves an RP.  By default
> this functionality is turned on.  To turn it off issue a `no ip pim
> bsm` command from the cli.  Further documentation can be found at
> http://docs.frrouting.org/en/latest/pim.html
> I'd like to thank Saravanan, Sarita and Rajesh for their work on
> getting this in.
> thanks!
> donald
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