Does anyone know if the 'service config' command is required for switch clustering to work properly on 3500XL series switches? I'm trying to eliminate the TFTP broadcast from some of my switches. The config was setup by someone else several years ago, and the only reason I can see that this might have been enabled is due to clustering. The switches are clustered using the 'cluster commander-address ... member ..' command
Usually, the service config command is used in conjunction with the boot host or boot network command. You must enter the service config command to enable the router to automatically configure the system from the file specified by the boot host or boot network command.
In clustering, the important lines are found in the cluster manager.
[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...