enable msdp data-encapsulation

enable msdp data-encapsulation {vr vrname}


Enables the encapsulation of locally originated SA messages with multicast data (if available).

Syntax Description

vrname Specifies the name of the virtual router to which this command applies. If a name is not specified, it is extracted from the current CLI context.


By default, multicast data packet encapsulation is enabled for locally originated SA messages. Multicast data packets with a packet size of up to 8 KB are encapsulated in SA messages.

Usage Guidelines

Enable data encapsulation to handle bursty sources.


The following command enables multicast data packet encapsulation:

enable msdp data-encapsulation


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.0.

Platform Availability

This command is available on platforms that support the appropriate license. For complete information about software licensing, including how to obtain and upgrade your license and which licenses support the MSDP feature, see the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements document.opic/ph "/>