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BGP support on cisco 6500 switch

Hi,All

Can i use 6500 switch as SP edge router to connect to 2x500 internet links and for full internet routing support?

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Re: BGP support on cisco 6500 switch

Hello Sandip,

yes if you use a Sup 720 3BXL or better.

the limit for a C6500 is the signalling plane (routing) the traffic volume is not a concern.

We have two C6500 with sup720 3BXL receiving two full BGP tables each

1GB of ram

sh proc mem | inc Free

Processor Pool Total: 903574352 Used: 411101016 Free: 492473336

I/O Pool Total: 67108864 Used: 14337856 Free: 52771008

We are using following image

c7600s72033-adventerprisek9-mz.122-33.SRC.bin

Hope to help

Giuseppe

Re: BGP support on cisco 6500 switch

Thanks, Giuseppe for instant reply.

Re: BGP support on cisco 6500 switch

Yes - a little over kill, but they will work.

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