Imagine I need to make a switch available to accomodate communications for server-to-server "private" networks, which are used between servers in order to control heartbeats, load balancing, etc.
Currently I have in place a Cisco 24x port hub. I am assessing what type of Cisco switch should be a good replacement for this. My understanding is that this type of NIC communication requires minimal bandwidth.
Please suggest a switch for this. It requires no fancy Layer 3 feature.
[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...