Does the module "WS-X6704-10GE" and "SPA-5X1GE-V2" on 7609 support Layer2 switching?

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Jun 6th, 2010
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Im wondering if this two modules can be configured as "switchport mode access'" and "switchport access vlan xxx".

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Giuseppe Larosa Sun, 06/06/2010 - 11:07
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Hello Xiao,

6704 is a regular ethernet linecard so using

switchport

switchport mode access | switchport mode trunk


is supported


SPA modules are WAN modules and you should use them when you need a L3 interface with advanced QoS features


see


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/interfaces_modules/shared_port_adapters/configuration/6500series/76cfgeth.html#wp1155474


SPA ports are configured like router interface with vlan subinterfaces it would be a waste of resources to use them as L2 switch ports


Hope to help

Giuseppe

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