Cisco Support Community
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Announcements

Welcome to Cisco Support Community. We would love to have your feedback.

For an introduction to the new site, click here. If you'd prefer to explore, try our test area to get started. And see here for current known issues.

New Member

Routing Module for Catalyst 6006

Dear Cisco Representative,

I have 4 cisco switches 6006 switches with Supervisory module (WS-X6K-SUP1A-2GE) and daughter card (WS-F6020A). As far as I have researched, this card does not support routing and I would have to get MSFC based card.

Can I install WS-F6K-MSFC2 daughter card on WS-X6K-SUP1A-2GE?

or

Do I have to replace WS-X6K-SUP1A-2GE with WS-X6K-S1A-MSFC2?

or

Can I just add Sup. II module WS-X6K-S2-MSFC2?

First solution sounds the cheapest, but I am not sure if it is going to meet my 'routing' needs. Please advise me on this matter.

Thank you.

Senad Palislamovic

Network Specialist

Weber State University

Ogden, UT 84408

spalislam@weber.edu

2 REPLIES

Re: Routing Module for Catalyst 6006

Senad

You have a Supervisor 1A with a Layer-2 Switching Engine II. Neither an MSFC or MSFC2 can be installed on this Supervisor. You used to be able to purchase an MSM module that is a Router card for a Catalyst 6000 (similar to a Catalyst 5000 RSM), unfortunately this is now end-of-life and the only router-engine available for the Catalyst 6000 is the MSFC or the MSFC2.

You will need to replace your Supervisor 1A for either a Supervisor 1A with PFC and MSFC/MSFC2 (WS-X6K-SUP1A-MSFC/WS-X6K-SUP1A-MSFC2) or a Supervisor 2 with PFC2 and MSFC2 (WS-X6K-SUP2-MSFC2).

Hope this answers your question.

New Member

Re: Routing Module for Catalyst 6006

Thanks. Even though it means extra 15,000$ it does answer my question. I appreciate your time.

sp

111
Views
0
Helpful
2
Replies