Cisco 6509 High Cpu

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Aug 11th, 2009
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Hi;

When we check the cpu usage of the switch ,we take this output.


Isn't it high ? What could we do to reduce ?


We have about seventy vlan with HSRP, eighty edge switches with fiber. We dont use BGP protocol, only a few static routes.


Thanks.


Ios ver : Cisco IOS Software, s72033_rp Software (s72033_rp-IPSERVICESK9_WAN-VM), Version 12.2(33)SXH3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)






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Lucien Avramov Tue, 08/11/2009 - 10:33
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Your CPU output seems completely fine.

I suggest the use of the command show proc cpu history, that will show you when spikes happen.


It's OK to have high CPU on a a router, it depends what it's doing.


20% of CPU is completely fine, you should not worry about it.


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