This was a simple set up to test the behaviour of VRF. In the actual set up, the loopback interface will not be there, rather, it will be a physcial interface. And what I was planning to achieve was to be assured that I easily diagnose issues with just ping test alone. However, it seems that the global interfaces cannot be ping-ed from the VRF zone. Which may make my diagnostic job a little tougher.
[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...