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Hi,

I need to enable multicast on my 3560 L3 switch.  Can someone please advise what is the difference btw ip multicast-routing distributed and ip multicast-routing vrf?

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You want "ip mulitcast-routing". VRF is used in MPLS configurations where you only want multicast to be enabled in a particular routing instance.
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http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/11_2/feature/guide/mds.html

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/technologies/tk648/tk828/tk363/technologies_white_paper0900aecd8012033f.html

VRF is for multicast over VPNs, if I'm reading the literature correctly.

Just use regular multicast routing.
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