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4500-X VSS with different chassis or port counts

Is it possible to run VSS on 2 4500-X switches of different port counts? For example a 24 port 4500-X and a 32 port 4500-X paired into a VSS cluster?

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Yes - so long as you have the

Yes.

 

See this excerpt from the following link:

Best-in-Class Resiliency

The Cisco Catalyst 4500-X Series is designed for excellent nonstop communications with non-interrupted hardware switching. With Cisco IOS XE Software, customers continue to reap the benefits of this best-in-class resiliency in various ways.

In addition to redundant power supplies and fans, the Cisco Catalyst 4500-X is Virtual Switching System (VSS).

Any two Cisco Catalyst 4500-X Series Switches can be pooled together into a VSS. The two switches are connected with 10 Gigabit Ethernet links called Virtual Switch Links (VSLs). Once a VSS is created, it acts as a single virtual Cisco Catalyst switch delivering the following benefits:

 

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/switches/catalyst-4500-x-series-switches/data_sheet_c78-696791.html

 

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Yes - so long as you have the

Yes.

 

See this excerpt from the following link:

Best-in-Class Resiliency

The Cisco Catalyst 4500-X Series is designed for excellent nonstop communications with non-interrupted hardware switching. With Cisco IOS XE Software, customers continue to reap the benefits of this best-in-class resiliency in various ways.

In addition to redundant power supplies and fans, the Cisco Catalyst 4500-X is Virtual Switching System (VSS).

Any two Cisco Catalyst 4500-X Series Switches can be pooled together into a VSS. The two switches are connected with 10 Gigabit Ethernet links called Virtual Switch Links (VSLs). Once a VSS is created, it acts as a single virtual Cisco Catalyst switch delivering the following benefits:

 

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/switches/catalyst-4500-x-series-switches/data_sheet_c78-696791.html

 

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