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%OSPF: Only one OSPF process is allowed.

Hi Team,

I am configure OSPF process 2 and getting error %OSPF: Only one OSPF process is allowed.Below is show version


CBI-DR-CORE-SW01(config)#router ospf 2

%OSPF: Only one OSPF process is allowed.


CBI-DR-CORE-SW01#show version

Cisco IOS Software, s2t54 Software (s2t54-IPBASEK9-M), Version 15.1(1)SY1, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc5)

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Copyright (c) 1986-2013 by Cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Wed 01-May-13 12:43 by prod_rel_team


ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 12.2(50r)SYS3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)


CBI-DR-CORE-SW01 uptime is 2 years, 32 weeks, 4 days, 18 hours, 52 minutes

Uptime for this control processor is 2 years, 32 weeks, 4 days, 19 hours, 0 minutes

System returned to ROM by power on

System restarted at 16:49:39 UTC Mon Sep 8 2014

System image file is "bootdisk:s2t54-ipbasek9-mz.SPA.151-1.SY1.bin"

Last reload reason: power-on




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cisco WS-C6509-E (M8572) processor (revision ) with 1785856K/262144K bytes of memory.

Processor board ID SMC17420018

CPU: MPC8572_E, Version: 2.2, (0x80E80022)

CORE: E500, Version: 3.0, (0x80210030)

CPU:1500MHz, CCB:600MHz, DDR:600MHz

L1:    D-cache 32 kB enabled

        I-cache 32 kB enabled


Last reset from power-on

20 Virtual Ethernet interfaces

198 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces

4 Ten Gigabit Ethernet interfaces

2543K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.


Configuration register is 0x2102



VIP Mentor


you need advancedip or enterprise to have multiple ospf processes in place , ipbase wont do , its a license/ios issue

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