How to protect 6509 with storm control?

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Dec 21st, 2007

Hi,all

I need to protect 6509 with 6724-sfp module from loop. So I want to use storm control. But cisco said:

When multicast suppression is enabled, traffic storm control suppresses BPDUs when the multicast suppression threshold is exceeded on these modules:

-WS-X6748-SFP

-WS-X6724-SFP

-WS-X6748-GE-TX

-WS-X6748-GE-TX

-WS-X6704-10GE

-WS-SUP32-GE-3B

-WS-SUP32-10GE-3B

When multicast suppression is enabled on the listed modules, do not configure traffic storm control on STP-protected ports that need to receive BPDUs.

You know there will be much broadcast and multicast when loop occurs.

So how to protect 6509 with 6724-sfp module ?

thanks!

I have this problem too.
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owillins Fri, 12/28/2007 - 07:16

You can configure storm control on a port and enter the threshold level that you want to be used by a particular type of traffic.

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