GSS cannot be used as CSS replacement. Its safe to say that GSS is primarily an Intelligent DNS Server that responds with the optimal A records against the DNS requests. In making these decisions it keeps into account the health of VIPs configured on local loadbalancers such as CSS/CSM/F5/ACE.Its primarily used to load balance multiple data centers.
You can set rules such that
it resolves www.xyz.com to Data Center 1 , If load on data center 1 is 70% then resolve www.xyz.com to Data center2 and so on.
It also can be configured to make decisions based on client DNS Proxy location.In other word you can configure GSS such that it will direct clients in ASIA to data center in ASIA and USA clients to Data center in USA.
Why do you need native HA: The native HA feature allows two Cisco DCNM
appliances to run as active and standby applications, with their
embedded databases synchronized in real time. Therefore, when the active
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This document will provide screenshots to outline the steps to setup
TACACS+ configuration to ACI and also the configuration required on
Cisco ACS server. Please find the official Cisco guide for configuring
TACACS+ Authentication to ACI:
Is it supported or NOT supported? It's a frequently asked question.
Before APIC, release 2.3(1f), transit routing was not supported within a
single L3Out profile. In APIC, release 2.3(1f) and later, you can
configure transit routing with a single L3Out pr...