CEF in Catalyst 2900 series

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Apr 17th, 2007
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Hi, I have seen somewhere in a catalyst config, something related to ip cef. But, as far as I know, Cef is only present for layer 3 switches, starting from 3500 series, isnt it? And even if I can add an ip address to SVI (vlan 1, vlan 2...), this doesnt mean that layer 3 routing can be used for 2900 series, does it?

And my last question :-) is related to CEF. CAn anyone send me a link where I can read useful information related to CEF? The one in mls from BCMSN is not enough!!

Thanks in advance


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glen.grant Tue, 04/17/2007 - 15:03
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CEf is a layer 3 fast switching method that is standard on current cisco layer 3 products . 2900 series are layer 2 only .

jorolas Wed, 04/18/2007 - 01:39
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Thanks a lot, you confirm what I thought.

Very helpful link, and now on, I will read Russ stuff ;-)

Best regards,



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