Why does an S series switch have a (*,G) entry and an (S,G) entry in the multicast routing table

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It is normal that each multicast group has two entries on an S series switch. For ASM multicast services, the (*,G) entry is generated when a switch receives a user request to join the multicast group, and the (S,G) entry is generated when the switch receives multicast data packets for the multicast group. The outbound interface in the (S,G) entry is obtained from the (*,G) entry.

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Specifications of IPSG table entries on S series switches
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Delete entries in binding tables for IPSG (user-bind binding tables) on S series switches
Delete entries in a binding table for IPSG (user-bind binding table) on an S series switch (except the S1700) as follows: Binding entries include static entries and dynamic entries. Dynamic entries are automatically generated when DHCP snooping is enabled. To delete dynamic entries, disable DHCP snooping. Static entries are configured manually. To delete static entries, perform the following operations: 1. Run the display dhcp static user-bind all command to view all static binding entries on the switch. [HUAWEI] display dhcp static user-bind all 2. Delete binding entries as required. a. Delete the static binding entry of IP address 192.168.1.1. [HUAWEI] undo user-bind static ip-address 192.168.1.1 mac-address 0001-0001-0001 b. Delete the static binding entry of MAC address 0002-0002-0002. [HUAWEI]undo user-bind static mac-address 0002-0002-0002 c. Delete all static binding entries of GE0/0/1. [HUAWEI] undo user-bind static interface gigabitethernet 0/0/1 d. Delete all static binding entries in VLAN 10. [HUAWEI] undo user-bind static vlan 10 e. Delete all entries in the static binding table. [HUAWEI]undo user-bind static

How to configure the limit on the number of entries in the forwarding table on an S series switch
For S series switches, you can run the multicast forwarding-table route-limit limit command in the system view to set the maximum number of entries in the multicast forwarding table.

Differences between the three multicast-related routing tables on an S series switch
On an S series switch, the following tables are generally searched for MFIB entries: PIM routing table, multicast routing table, and multicast. - A PIM routing table contains entries generated by PIM at the protocol layer. You can view source and group information learned by PIM at the protocol layer in a PIM routing table. - A multicast routing table associates the protocol layer with the MFIB module. Entries at the protocol layer are stored in a multicast routing table before being delivered. Entries stored in the MFIB module must be the same as those stored in the multicast routing table. - A multicast forwarding table contains entries stored in the MFIB module. The MFIB module stores forwarding entries delivered from the protocol layer in the multicast forwarding table. The forwarding entries are then delivered to the multicast module of a switch. Normally, entries stored in the multicast forwarding table must be the same as those stored in the multicast routing table.

Why is the number of routes in the routing table inconsistent with the number of FIB entries after a required route iteration on an S series switches
Q: Why is the number of routes in the routing table inconsistent with the number of FIB entries after a required route iteration? A: After routes are iterated as required, routes of multiple outbound interfaces are not generated and there is only one route with multiple outbound interfaces. This route is iterated to multiple routes when delivered to the FIB. As a result, the number of routes in the routing table is inconsistent with the number of FIB entries. Among the route flags, R indicates that the route is iterated, and D indicates that the route is successfully delivered to the FIB.

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