PC A on vlan 10 (starts tcp session)sends packet to PC B on VLAN 20. First packet of the flow would go to the MLS-RP and be L3 routed, them MLS entry would be created on the MLS-SE and all other packets would be switched by the MLS-SE
In CEF-Based MLS,
As the FIB is built from the RT and downloaded to hardwrae as the FIB, PC A starts a TCP connection with PC B and the first packet would not even go to the L3 card (ie MSFC) and all the traffic from the initial packet to the last packet in the flow would be switch in hardware without even going near the MSFC (ie for the inital TCP SYN packet)
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3. 16.6.3 will be the second rebuild on the 16.6 release train targeted towards Catalyst 9500/9400/9300/3850/3650 switching platforms. We are looking for early feedback from custome...