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

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

Not able to configure "dual-active detection bfd" in Cisco 6500 VSS switch

                   Dear Team,

i am not able to configure the command dual-active detection bfd in cisco 6500 VSS switch.

Trying to configure the bfd between two switches having a direct connectivity between two switches physically by an gig int. ...

Here is the attempt given below,

PDC2-S4-VSS-C6506#conf t
Enter configuration commands, one per line.  End with CNTL/Z.
PDC2-S4-VSS-C6506(config)#switch virtual domain 100
PDC2-S4-VSS-C6506(config-vs-domain)#dual-active ?
  detection  Dual-active detection enable
  exclude    Dual-active cmd to exclude interface from shutdown in recovery

PDC2-S4-VSS-C6506(config-vs-domain)#dual-active detection ?
  fast-hello  Dual-active detection fast-hello enable
  pagp        Dual-active detection pagp enable


*****************************sh version***************************

sh version
Cisco IOS Software, s2t54 Software (s2t54-IPSERVICESK9-M), Version 15.0(1)SY4, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc3)
Technical Support:
Copyright (c) 1986-2013 by Cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Mon 18-Mar-13 00:26 by prod_rel_team

ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 12.2(50r)SYS3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

PDC2-S4-VSS-C6506 uptime is 3 days, 21 hours, 14 minutes
Uptime for this control processor is 3 days, 21 hours, 16 minutes
System returned to ROM by reload at 10:20:11 UTC Mon Oct 28 2013
System image file is "bootdisk:s2t54-ipservicesk9-mz.SPA.150-1.SY4.bin"
Last reload reason: Conversion

This product contains cryptographic features and is subject to United
States and local country laws governing import, export, transfer and
use. Delivery of Cisco cryptographic products does not imply
third-party authority to import, export, distribute or use encryption.
Importers, exporters, distributors and users are responsible for
compliance with U.S. and local country laws. By using this product you
agree to comply with applicable laws and regulations. If you are unable
--More--                           to comply with U.S. and local laws, return this product immediately.

A summary of U.S. laws governing Cisco cryptographic products may be found at:

If you require further assistance please contact us by sending email to

cisco WS-C6506-E (M8572) processor (revision ) with 1769472K/262144K bytes of memory.
Processor board ID SAL17299VXT
CPU: MPC8572_E, Version: 2.2, (0x80E80022)
CORE: E500, Version: 3.0, (0x80210030)
CPU:1500MHz, CCB:600MHz, DDR:600MHz
L1:    D-cache 32 kB enabled
        I-cache 32 kB enabled

Last reset from s/w reset
6 Virtual Ethernet interfaces
294 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
4 Ten Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
2543K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

--More--                           Configuration register is 0x2102

Kindly assist for why i am not able to to configure the command.........

  • WAN Routing and Switching
This widget could not be displayed.