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N2K forwarding rate

Dear all

I would like to ask if FEX N2K module are working with

- non blocking mode or what called wire speed or not
- local switching within module ports


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N2K forwarding rate

Hi,

The FEXs do not do local switching.  If you need to go from port 1 to port 2, the packet goes up to the parent switch and gets switched there from port 1 to port 2. 

http://packetlife.net/blog/2012/may/7/some-cisco-nexus-design-considerations/

HTH

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VIP Super Bronze

N2K forwarding rate

Hi,

The FEXs do not do local switching.  If you need to go from port 1 to port 2, the packet goes up to the parent switch and gets switched there from port 1 to port 2. 

http://packetlife.net/blog/2012/may/7/some-cisco-nexus-design-considerations/

HTH

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