All inter-chassis communication is carried out over the VSL links. This is internal control-plane traffic to make 2 physical chassis function logically like one switch.
VSL is not an regular L2/L3 link. Hence any traffic traverses over the VSL will be appended with Virtual Switch Header or VSH. Encap/Decap function of VSH tagged traffic can only be done via next-gen hardware like 6708 due to new ASIC support.
Since 6704 do not have that new ASIC, it cannot be used as an VSL link. However it can be certainly use as L2/L3 network link...
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3.
16.6.3 will be the second rebuild on the 16.6 release train targeted
towards Catalyst 9500/9400/9300/3850/3650 switching platforms. We are
looking for early feedback from customers befor...
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In this session you can learn more about Layer 3 multicast and the best
practices to identify possible threats and take security measures. It
provides an overview of basic multicast, the best security practices for
use of this technology, and recommendati...