I have several switches in my DMZ or Provider Edge areas that I would like to management over an in-band connection. Getting approval for a console server wont be possible until next fiscal year at the earliest.
With the newer nexus switches with a dedicated management port, I would know what to do.
Wasnt sure what was the best way to handle this. Would putting a layer 2 vlan on the switch in question and connecting it my core switch on an access port be the best option ? Is there another option that some of you would suggest ?
[toc:faq]The ProblemOn traditional switches whenever we have a trunk
interface we use the VLAN tag to demultiplex the VLANs. The switch needs
to determine which MAC Address table to look in for a forwarding
decision. To do this we require the switch to do...
[toc:faq]Introduction:Netdr is a tool available on a RSP720, Sup720 or
Sup32 that allows one to capture packets on the RP or SP inband. The
netdr command can be used to capture both Tx and Rx packets in the
software switching path. This is not a substitut...
IntroductionOSPF, being a link-state protocol, allows for every router
in the network to know of every link and OSPF speaker in the entire
network. From this picture each router independently runs the Shortest
Path First (SPF) algorithm to determine the b...