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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): 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: “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 […]

Cat6500 IOS Notes

According to SX SY ISSU Compatibility Matrix (, link found for example in, IOS 15.0(1)SY1 will be out still this year (or, they will decide about it this year…). The file has apparently been updated in the beginning of October however. Currently the latest version for 15.0SY train is 15.0(1)SY. I’m trying to get […]

Cat6500 Sup2T CMP Note

I’ve had the Sup2T’s in the lab for a couple of days now. This is the time for trying out everything I want before deploying the system to production. One target for labbing is obviously the CMP, Connectivity Management Processor, which is new for Cat6500 systems. Nexus 7000 has already had it from the beginning. […] © Markku Leiniö 2011-2017 Frontier Theme