We are cutting over from 6500 IOS to Nexus 7000 and have hit "Maximum ospf feature instance limit reached." as we configured up the 7 existing ospf processes - the limit is 4. These existing processes are for various vrf contexts we have. I see you can run multiple vrf contexts under one process - but how does that work in a mixed environment where the ospf neighbours are still ios 6500s? They still expect to see different ospf process id per vrf.
We have a choice to move some routing to a different protocol - or any suggestions?
[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...