Is Storm-Control Broadcast on 6500's w/sup32 possible?

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May 5th, 2008
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We are running the latest IOS 12.2(33)SXH2 on our L2 6504 and are trying to utilize the broadcast storm control command. When we enable the command on an interface, we get a command rejected response (see below). Can Broadcast control be ran on a 6500 and if so what other configurations must be made to enable this feature?


testswitch1.sba(config-if)#storm-control broadcast level 30

Command Rejected: Broadcast suppression is not supported on 3/1


Thanks,


-Scott


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tprendergast Mon, 05/05/2008 - 10:40
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It looks like it is supported on your device, but not that particular port. Do you have port configuration available for us to look at?

swharvey Mon, 05/05/2008 - 11:04
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Yeah below is the current port configuration that the storm-control broadcast xx command was applied to. FYI I also tried the command on the port after I removed the voice vlan command (so that the port was truly only an access port), and still receive the same error:


interface GigabitEthernet3/1

description Test PC and Phone

switchport

switchport access vlan xx

switchport mode access

switchport voice vlan xy

spanning-tree portfast


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