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Is there any advantage or reason with vertical chassis switch?

When I was looking for Cisco 6500 series chassis, I saw that there are horizontal(6509E) and vertical chassis(6509VE). Although 6509VE has same(or almost same) chassis height as 6513E, but 6509VE ...
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Will a Cisco WS-X4548-GB-RJ45 switch module fit in a 3825 router chassis

I currently have a NME-XD-48ES-2S-P 10/100 switch module in my 3825 router and am looking to upgrade it to a 10/100/1000 switch. I found a pretty good deal on the WS-X4548-GB-RJ45 switch module, but ...
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How to enable Cisco switch port mirroring without rebooting?

I have a Cisco WS-C2960S-24TS-S switch and would like enable a port mirror for network analyzer (such as Snort). I could not see any options in the GUI interface. Is it possible, and how do I enable ...
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i am not able to pass dhcp requests across vlan

I am running dhcp on server 2012 and an astaro UTM firewall. I have a catalyst 3560 with vlan 20, 30 and 40. vlan 20 being the native vlan. When using astaro firewall for dhcp with scopes for each ...
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Need help setting up DHCP to give ips to different vlans

I need helping understand what am doing wrong. I am using Astaro UTM firewall software as my gateway, which is attached to a 3560 cisco switch. The switch as 3 vlan ( 20, 30, 40) and the firewall had ...
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Cisco Auto Smartports on catalyst 2960-s

I have Cisco Catalyst 2960-s, I want to configure user defined macros on it. I searched a lot in Cisco documentation but its not for beginners :( How to create a user defined macro that runs when a ...
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Cisco switch inter-vlan access

I have Cisco Catalyst 2960-s switch and I want to configure three Vlans (A; B; C) I want to : Allow traffic between A and B Allow traffic between A and C Block traffic between C and B or if ...
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Spanning-tree setup with incompatible switches

I have a set of eight HP ProCurve 2910al-48G Ethernet switches at my datacenter that are set up in a star topology with no physical loops. I want to partially mesh the switches for redundancy and ...
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Encryption over gigabit carrier ethernet

I would like to encrypt traffic between two data centres. Communication between the sites is provided as a standard provider bridge (s-vlan/802.1ad), so that our local vlan tags (c-vlan/802.1q) are ...
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Linux Centos6 adapter bonding - Cisco 2960S EtherChannel LACP

I want to connect a CentOS 6.4 Linux Box with two NICs to a Cisco 2960S using LACP 802.3ad port aggregation. This mainly for redundancy reasons (and hopefully more bandwith). We don't use VLAN ...
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Connect Aironet to Catalyst Switch

I have a Cisco Aironet 2602E-A-K running 12.4(25e)JA1 with a Gig ethernet port defined as so: interface GigabitEthernet0 no ip address no ip route-cache duplex auto speed auto ! interface ...
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How to allow IGMP traffic on Cisco switches?

I have a network formed by some Cisco switches (a 2960 at the center, some 2950s for distribution). The network uses VLANs, and there are trunks between the various switches. Computers in the same ...
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High latency/drops between Cisco switches in two locations. How to troubleshoot?

I'm receiving user complaints about poor network application performance between two parts of a large warehouse facility. The software is a curses-based terminal application running on a Linux server. ...
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Connect to cisco switch using shell script

I would like to run a daily script the cleans my switch arp. I enabled SSH on my switch. how do I connect to the switch using a simple shell script? I'm not sure how to provide the SSH password and ...
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Cisco MOTD from external source

Is it possible to have the MOTD Banner set from an external source while maintaining a hard coded value (if present)? Possibly like a TFTP server? Only way I have ever seen this done is via it being ...
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Programmatically interfacing with Managed switches (Cisco 3750)?

I work at an organisation that has a few thousand computers and around 100 switches. To help with the stock take for the computers I would like to programmatically access the managed switches to find ...
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Cisco IOS debug commands and packet monitoring

There is a long list of debug commands. Are there any debug (or other IOS) commands which can capture detailed packet or frame (layer 2, 3) data across an interface? I know we have ...
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Jumbo Frame configuration & VMware

I am hoping one of you can help clear up some of my confusion on this matter. We have 2 new catalyst 3750 switches to support our VM hosts and SAN arrays. The SAN arrays utilize jumbo frames with an ...
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Cisco 3750 switch wont transmit radius request to server

We have a radius server running on our lan and i am able to authenticate against it through direct link to the server. However when we want our clients to connect through our switch (cisco 3750 ...
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Find client IP connected to VLAN from Cisco Catalyst 3600 by SNMP

I would like to get using of course SNMP, list of client IPs connected to VLAN in Cisco Catalyst 3600. So far, I have pseudo-algorithm made by me which obtains those IP addresses, but I am not sure ...
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Cisco WS-C4948 vlan1 management from outside

I'm trying to get a catalyst going for remote management using cisco network assistant. I've basically, enabled telnet; enable conf t line vty 0 15 password {password} login exit gave it an IP ...
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XenServer 6.0.2 and Cisco 3550 vlan configuration

I am running a couple of xenserver 6.0.2 hosts with multiple vm's on them. All the xen hosts have 4 physical network ports connecting to the cisco. Each port is untagged in xen but is tagged to a vlan ...
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Single Cisco ASA, Replacing single 2960 switch with 2 x 2960G's and VLANS

I have a Cisco ASA5510, IOS 7.2.5 Presently it is connected to a single Cisco 2960 with VLAN's 10,11,12, configured as subinterfaces on E0/1, which are also the internal default gateways for the ...
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Cisco IOS switch dropping legit DHCP requests

We have Cisco Catalyst 4507R running IOS v12.2 that appears to be dropping valid DHCP requests. Checking for the requests using tcpdump on the DHCP server and on a machine connected to a monitoring ...
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HP to Cisco spanning tree root flapping

Per a recent question I recently configured both my HP (2x 2900) and Cisco (1x 3750) hardware to use MSTP for interoperability. I thought this was functional until I applied the change to the third ...
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Configure spanning tree from HP to Cisco hardware

I have three switches I'd like to configure in a loop - a Cisco stack (3750s) and two HP 2900 series. Each is connected to the next with a 10 gig backplane of one form or another. How do I configure ...
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Cisco redundancy modes

I am using a Cisco 6500 series with an SSO redundancy configuration. The show redundancy output is as follows: Hardware Mode = Duplex Configured Redundancy Mode = sso Operating ...
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How do I connect to and factory reset a Catalyst 3560 Switch? [closed]

My company just bought another company. In their server room they had some older hardware, which I would like to repurpose. One of these is a Cisco Switch: C3560G-48TS-S. I found some instructions ...
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Trunking between Cisco 1800 router and Cisco Catalyst 2960 switch

I would like to establish trunk between Cisco router 1812 and Catalyst 2960 switch. What I would like to have is that router gets ip address on his fe0 interface and on fe2 provides trunk with 3 VLANs ...
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Is my Cisco switch port bad?

I've been chasing a packet-loss and network stability issue for a handful of end-users on an internal network for the past few days... These issues surfaced last week, however the location was struck ...
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I can't display running-config on cisco catalyst at privilege 15

Note: All password have been replaced or redacted. I'm trying to create a (rancid repo) account that can use the command "show run" without enabling and using a second password. Right now, I add ...
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How do I find out which physical port my ethersvi MAC address corresponds to on a Cisco switch?

I'm doing a layer2 network map (my first) and this is the first virtual mac I've encountered. From the mac address table of switch1, I have VLAN 1 6416.8d98.52c0 DYNAMIC Te0/1 and on the ...
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How do I draw a layer 2 (link layer) network map containing Cisco and *NIX boxes?

I've been tasked with drawing a layer 2 network map of our very small datacenter network. There is one 1841 cisco router, two 3560 cisco catalyst switches and 4 solaris sunfire T-1000 boxes. I have ...
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How do I change my password on a Cisco Catalyst 2960 switch?

I was given a username and a temporary password on a catalyst switch and I can't figure out how to change my password... Upon googling, I found this but when I raise my privileges to 15 by typing ...
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What is this item that came with my Cisco switch?

We just received a new Cisco Catalyst 2960, and in the box came an item we've never seen before. Interestingly enough, the documentation shows an image of the object, but it is not listed anywhere ...
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Configure cisco switch remotely without console access

Since Cisco in their newer firmwares disabled access to the web interface before password is set on the switch I need an alternative way of configuring switches remotely. I read up on the Cisco Smart ...
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Why is my Nexus 5548UP not adding ARP entries for the trunk to a 2960S?

I have a Nexus 5548UP trunked to a Catalyst 2960S. I have verified that spanning tree is working. I explicitly made the 2960S the root bridge for all VLANs as a temporary measure since it is trunked ...
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Catalyst 3560G SPAN session not mirroring IGMP packets

I am developing a device which acts as a multicast host, and want to observe it as it responds to IGMP Queries. My Catalyst 3560G is set up as follows (full config below): Port 0/1 is a TFTP server ...
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Teaming on Cisco Catalyst switch

Hopefully an easy one for someone... If I'm setting up either an MPIO or Team/bond on a Windows server, does a channel group need setting up on the Cisco Catalyst switches that they're connected to? ...
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Can mod_fcgid maintain a hard-minimum number of available appserver processes?

...and if so, how? I'm using Apache2 + mod_fcgid to serve a perl Catalyst application, on a box that I own, and I'd like for mod_fcgid to maintain a minimum number of spun-up processes ready to go. ...
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Vlan Management Policy Server ( VMPS) Configuration and Management

I am trying to design a topology in which I need to use VMPS and unfortunately the resources are rather few on the internet. Based on this Configuration document VMPS I have created a sample ...
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Can't ping/SSH into brand new Cisco Cat4510 switches

I have copied configs and IOS from known good/in place switches (making obvious changes to VLAN IP's, ports, etc), but cannot ping VLAN1 on the new switch from my laptop though I can from another ...
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Etherchannel between Cisco Catalyst 3548 and Linux box

We have a Cisco 3548XL switch. Fa0/1 and Fa0/2 are configured with the: port group 1 option. This gives me this: switch#show etherchannel summary Flags: d - default D - ...
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Multiple ACL on Cisco Catalyst with QoS classes - behaviour

I would like to limit the traffic to 2 Mbit for several IP addresses. With the following configuration, will each IP be limited to 2 Mbit or is it all IP addresses combined? Configuration: ...
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Cisco BPDUGUARD and BDPUFILTER

What happen if I have both ENABLED spanning-tree BPDUFILTER and BPBDUGUARD on a specific port?
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Cisco Catalyst 3550, ScreenOS, IOS Fundamentals, Juniper ssg5 NetScreen vlan

i have two vlans configured into a juniper netscreen (a screenOS device). I have connected a catalyst to the nic i have configured the vlans on. I need an example configuration to shoot into the cisco ...
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Perl + Catalyst hosting only possible on a (pricey) VPS?

I'm about to set up a website with a Wiki and was looking at MojoMojo as a more user friendly alternative to MediaWiki. The problem however is that it runs on Perl and Catalyst framework, for which ...
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CISCO: ARP Poisoning Countermeasures

How can I prevent the Cisco Catalysts 2950/2960/3550/3750 from being vulnerable to ARP Poisoning? Can this be avoided with the ARP INSPECTION? Thanks
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Cisco switch sending out excessive STP packets

I have a Catalyst 2900 that's sending out an STP packet about once ever 1-2 seconds. Is that excessive?
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Multiple catalyst switches

We're about to do a major office move, which will involve re-cabling everything in our premises. We're in two floors of a single office building, with 2-4 comms cabinets on each floor; each of these ...