Is the 2960-X a full L3 switch like intervlan routing, qos, etc, or does it have basic L3 functionality? I found the data sheet, but I can't find anything about intervlan routing. Would it be better to go to a 3750?
I found this list of documents and also Q&A.
There is mentioned
Table 1. Feature Sets Supported in 2960-X Series
So it seems that 2960-X does not support L3 functionality.
The 2900-X series device are mainly layer-2 switches with very limited routing capacities, if any (see link below).
I would rather use a 3750 or 3850. If you need basic routing, IP Base is good enough, if you need full OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, VRF, etc.. support you need IP Services license.
Thanks for your response. The 2960-XR is the one that was proposed. I found that out after posting, but I did found that it seems the 2960-XR does support vlan routing. Do any of you have experience with this? I'm only going to have at the most 5 or 6 vlans on it, but would need qos, standard l2 security features, and standard routing.
I personally have not used the X or XR series. From your requirement, it appears that XR deoes what you need, but if I had the budget, I would go with 3560 or 3750.
I was looking for answers about this query if the 2960x supports L3
I just got a 2960X-48FPL device for a client (but it was requested for final devices, L2) so I set it up with data and voice access ports, an SVI for all ok management, at the end as a test I wanted to configure L3 .
When I wanted to apply L3 commands I can not support, for example RIP, if you mention it in your datashett (Filtren by RIPv1) if it says that it supports, but does not support it, I applied the ip routing command but it did not leave me at the CLI level , what it supports is to create static routes, (configure up to 10 and all normal)
In short, the 2960X if it supports static routeo, but not dynamic (at least RIP if you mention it in your datashet)
It does not support inter-vlan, it also configures it and it does not work, for this a layer 3 switch is required to do this or a router. So if you want to segment the network you can not do it with a 2960x you have to have a 3650, 3850 with ip base.
The 2960XR switches do support inter-vlan and static and dynamic routing (only RIP probe as dynamic routing protocol)
I hope I have helped you.