Re: Implementing MLS on Catalyst 5509 Switches with RSM Module
To implement MultiLayer Switching (MLS) on a Catalyst 5509, you will need a NetFlow Feature Card (NFFC) or NFFC II daughter card on your supervior and software version 11.3.x.WAx or 12.0/12.1 for the Route Switch Module (RSM). The configuration of MLS is in the configuration quide.
[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...