Cisco router 2610XM as a ATM Switch

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Apr 11th, 2008

Is it possible to run 2610XM with two E1 interfaces as a ATM switch beetwen two ATM devices?

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Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software

IOS (tm) C2600 Software (C2600-IS-M), Version 12.3(5c), RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc2)

Copyright (c) 1986-2004 by cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Wed 14-Apr-04 06:08 by cmong

Image text-base: 0x80008098, data-base: 0x819FE948

ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 12.2(8r) [cmong 8r], RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

ROM: C2600 Software (C2600-IPBASE-M), Version 12.3(5b), RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

Router uptime is 14 weeks, 6 hours, 15 minutes

System returned to ROM by power-on

System restarted at 09:57:32 CET Thu Jan 3 2008

System image file is "flash:c2600-is-mz.123-5c.bin"

cisco 2610XM (MPC860P) processor (revision 0x200) with 92160K/6144K bytes of memory.

Processor board ID

M860 processor: part number 5, mask 2

Channelized E1, Version 1.0.

Bridging software.

X.25 software, Version 3.0.0.

Primary Rate ISDN software, Version 1.1.

1 FastEthernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)

2 ATM network interface(s)

2 Channelized E1/PRI port(s)

1 ATM AIM(s)

32K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

32768K bytes of processor board System flash (Read/Write)

best regards


Correct Answer by Paolo Bevilacqua about 8 years 10 months ago

Is not possible with the 2610, it would be possible with a bigger router:

What you can do is to bridge from one PVC to another to emulate a transparent connection.

Hope this helps, please rate post if it does!

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