Set 6509E-SUP720 to virtual router ?

Unanswered Question
Sep 27th, 2007
User Badges:

Hi,

I have a 6509E with SUP720 enginne, I heard with this engine I can split one physical router to multiple virtual router, by using technology "vrf". Is it right?

My purpose is divided this 6509 to multiple virtual router do a layer 3 function, eigrp redistributing, IP, multicast...

propably I have wrong understanding of "vrf" or "split virtual router", so i need help with this?


Any idea or Link very appreciate.


  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Overall Rating: 4 (1 ratings)
Loading.
Joseph W. Doherty Thu, 09/27/2007 - 15:09
User Badges:
  • Super Bronze, 10000 points or more

Yes, you can. VFR is sort of the L3 equivalent of L2 VLANs.


On a 6500 with sup720, believe both VRF-Lite and VRF MPLS supported.


Start with these links for additional background information:


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/netsol/ns658/netqa0900aecd804a16ae.html


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/netsol/ns658/networking_solutions_white_paper0900aecd804a17c9.shtml



Actions

This Discussion