DFC3 's for MPLS ?

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Mar 3rd, 2009
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I'm looking for some advice on running MPLS on the 6500 platform. I've got several 6500's with Sup 720 (PFC 3A) which I am looking to upgrade to PFC 3Bs to support MPLS. However, I'm wondering if I should upgrade the modules to DFC3's to support MPLS. I imagine that the answer might be "it depends", but thought I would reach out for advice.

Anyone have recommendations or links that might help with this decision?



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cassio.gomes Tue, 03/03/2009 - 18:46
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Hello, what line card do you have? DFC is installed in the Line card and you need to check frist. DFC will handle the traffic locally, this is the big benefit that you will have. The Mpps also will increase from 30 to 48.

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