Giuseppe Larosa Mon, 12/21/2009 - 00:49
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Hello Alsayed,

1) 6509-E with sup720 3B  or sup 720 3BXL

2) WS-6748

3) WS-6716-10GE


you can use the software advisor

to validate the configuration including the FAN type and the power supply.

possible images compatible with a C6509-E with the above modules is:

Compatible Releases - ( sorted by train )

StabilityFunctionalityMinimum RequirementsDownload
Train7Life CycleBugs (severity 1 & 2)Software FeaturesCompare Features
MIBs (SNMP)Minimum DRAM 126Minimum Flash6Hardware bootROM 3Software Image (Latest Maintenance Release in Train) 4Minimum Compatible Release 5Additional Software
12.2SXI Early Deployment ViewView
12.2SXH Early Deployment ViewView

Hope to help


alsayed@litani.... Mon, 12/21/2009 - 01:00
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Hello Freind!

1)Whats the difference between

6509-E with sup720 3B


sup 720 3BXL

2)whats the NAM does?


Giuseppe Larosa Mon, 12/21/2009 - 01:08
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Hello Alsayed,

sup 720 3BXL supports MPLS and has more memory both in route processor and in switching processor.

It has also bigger CEF tables = more TCAM entries so it can be used for BGP to receive the full internet table.

see the datasheet that compares the different types of sup720

2) NAM

it is a protocol analyzer that can be used to perform traffic analysis on traffic that is processed by the chassis.

A span session to the NAM module is used to mirror traffic to the module so that it can be  sniffed.

Hope to help


Reza Sharifi Thu, 12/24/2009 - 07:00
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Hello Alsayed,

In addition to all the great info Giuseppe provided you, the best tool for pricing and configuration of chassis, Sup, Modules, the Cisco Dynamic Configurator.  If you don't have a CCO account you can login as a guest, if you do have a CCO account you can even add the discount percentage and get close to what the actual cost is.

P.S, some times it is very very slow, so you have to be patient with it




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