6500 redundancy with VSS

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Jun 30th, 2008

If you have a pair of 6500's running VSS with your VSL link on a seprate line card not the sup engines can you pull out the standby supervisor and continue to pass traffic on the switch with the pulled sup?

I have this problem too.
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scwillis4655 Tue, 07/22/2008 - 05:07

According to the link you gave, if you lose the standby sup you lose the standby switch interfaces. So no traffic passes through the stanby switch, or am I reading that wrong.

a.alekseev Tue, 07/22/2008 - 05:21

No, you cannot.

You must have 2 sups for VSS to work.

If you pull out the standby supervisor from the chassis, this part of the VSS switch will stop forwarding traffic.

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