Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) is a multicast protocol used in IPv4 networks.


  1. From your browser, log in with admin privileges to an NSX Manager at https://<nsx-manager-ip-address>.
  2. Select Networking > Networking Profiles.
  3. Click the Multicast Profiles tab.
  4. Click Add IGMP Profile.
  5. Enter a profile name and the following profile details.
    Option Description
    Query Interval (seconds) Interval between general query messages. A larger value causes IGMP queries to be sent less often. Default: 30. Range: 1 - 1800.
    Query Max Response Time (seconds) Maximum allowed time before sending a response to a membership query message. Default: 10. Range: 1 - 25.
    Last Member Query Interval (seconds) Maximum amount of time between group-specific query messages, including those sent in response to leave-group messages. Default: 10. Range: 1 - 25.
    Robustness Variable Number of IGMP query messages sent. This helps alleviate the risk of loss of packets in a busy network. A larger number is recommended in a network with high traffic. Default: 2. Range: 1 - 255.