How to map,e.g. conceptual control plane to physical element?

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Jun 7th, 2010
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Route processor = control plane (customer, provider) in layer 3

Line card = data plane in layer 2& layer 3

where is management plane?


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Giuseppe Larosa Mon, 06/07/2010 - 09:18
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Hello Karen,

>> where is management plane?

Again in route processor that communicates internally with all linecards

Hope to help


Chetan Kumar Ress Mon, 06/07/2010 - 09:51
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When you configure MP you can see the logging for same . The log you will get

Aug  2 15:25:32.846: %CP-5-FEATURE: Management-Interface feature enabled on Control plane
host path

It shows that the MP work over Control plane. Means in Route processor  the MP will take palce.


Chetan Kumar


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