Feel free to bash on Catalyst 6500 based on this post as well, I know there are plenty of you who like to complain about this old work horse 😀 On the other hand, there are also plenty of us who run existing installations and designs and still see Cat6500 routing in the network very […]
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) […]
Cat6500 IOS Notes
According to SX SY ISSU Compatibility Matrix (http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst6500/ios/SX_SY_ISSU_Compatibility_Matrix.xlsx, link found for example in http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/prod_release_notes_list.html), 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 […]
IOS 12.2SX Software Releases – What to Use?
I’ve been thinking about Catalyst 6500 IOS upgrades lately. Those internal workhorses are usually not upgraded unless there are some specific reasons. Some of the Cat6500’s in my territory are running even 12.2(33)SXH releases, and SXH end-of-life announcement have already been made. That’s one reason for upgrading. One other reason is the need to get […]