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Cisco Bug: CSCvh86177 - 6500//SUP2T Multicast Streams in IHW State over VPLS Circuit

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Sep 17, 2019

Products (1)

  • Cisco Catalyst 6000 Series Switches

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Description (partial)

Multicast Streams passing over VPLS Circuits will get dropped as streams may be in "Incomplete Hardware" IHW state

To confirm , please check the following output on any one of the PE's of the VPLS Circuit
DS-PCH-CCR-01-C6807#sh platform software vpls multicast client ipv4 vlan 3060
State:  NFD - "Not found"             NHW - "Not in Hardware"
        PHW - "Pending in Hardware"   HW  - "Hardware"
        ZMB - "Zombie"                IHW - "Incomplete Hardware"
        FHW - "Flooding in Hardware"  TE  - "Tunnel Egress"
BD      Source            Group            State          Oifs
3060     HW
3060    IHW    515 514

IGMP Snooping should be enabled on the PEs of the VPLS Circuit
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