Can I use ethernet ports in backup CSS5-SCM-2GE

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May 10th, 2007

Could anyone advice me - can I use 1GE ethernet port on second SCM module in slot2?

# sh chassis

1 CSS5-SCM-2GE primary

2 CSS5-SCM-2GE backup

Any comments will be appreciated

Thanks in advance

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Correct Answer by joquesada about 9 years 5 months ago


Unfortunately, the secondary SCM on a CSS11506 is backup and would not be online until the primary fails. This means that it cannot be used at all while the primary SCM is working properly. Check this link as reference:

I hope this helps. Thanks!


Jose Quesada.

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julxu Mon, 05/14/2007 - 22:14


Great thanks for the reply. So, it also can not replace the SAM module to do similar work, right?

Please advice.

joquesada Tue, 05/15/2007 - 06:58


You are right, the secondary SCM would not be used at all. So it cannot replace the SAM module.

I hope you find this information helpful. Thanks!




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