Tag: cat6500

Configuring BGP Sessions in IPv6

My colleagues were faced with an IPv6 implementation case where the router IOS feature set prevented them from configuring the BGP sessions. I labbed something for them and thought this overall IPv6 BGP session configuration would be worth of documenting here because there are some differences when compared to the usual IPv4-only BGP configurations. I […]

IOS 15.1SY Product Bulletin and New BFD Features

As a continuation to my previous post about IOS 15.1SY and 12.2SX, here is the product bulletin for IOS 15.1SY (for Sup720 and Sup2T): http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/iosswrel/ps8802/ps11821/ps11846/product_bulletin_c25-717747_ps11845_Products_Bulletin.html It presents the highlights in a different way to the Release Notes. The most interesting new features for me personally are the following: BFD (Bidirectional Forwarding Detection): Static Route Support […]

Catalyst 6500 IOS 15.0(1)SY1 almost out

Cisco Catalyst 6500 IOS version 15.0(1)SY is still the latest version in the 15.0SY train for Sup2T. However, 15.0(1)SY1 is very near: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps5718/ps708/product_bulletin_c25-696622.html “Cisco IOS Software Release 15.0(1)SY1 includes the following: Support for the Cisco Catalyst 6904 4-port 40 Gigabit Ethernet Interface Module Support for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Network Analysis Module 3 (NAM-3) […]

Sup2T CMP Console Access

Because I always forget how to access the CMP console of Cat6500 Sup2T, here it is: To access the CMP with the console port, type Ctrl-C, Shift-M, Ctrl-C, Shift-M, Ctrl-C, Shift-M To return to the supervisor console, type Ctrl-R, Shift-M, Ctrl-R, Shift-M, Ctrl-R, Shift-M I thought I wouldn’t need this very often but things don’t […]