disabling routing on Cisco 6500s (12.2(18)SXF7

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Oct 2nd, 2008

Hi Guys,

Noticed that there is no command "no ip routing" to disable routing on a 6500 running 12.2(18)SXF7!! How is this easily done, since we are just looking at having it run in L2 fashion.

Any insights would be useful.



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glen.grant Thu, 10/02/2008 - 17:04

That is normal on the 6500 , just don't create any layer 3 SVI's or routed ports and you have a layer 2 switch .

Mark Yeates Thu, 10/02/2008 - 18:53

I agree with Glen. Since you are unable to disable the "ip routing" function of the switch just don't use the layer 3 features. You will still be able to use the layer 2 capabilities as well.



Jon Marshall Thu, 10/02/2008 - 20:17


Agree with Glen and Mark but the other option is to run only CatOS on the supervisor and then you do not have L3 functionality that could be accidentally enabled.



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