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VSS & 6500 w/service modules

markdd1978
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Hello ,

i want to check something- if i have two 6500 mashines with fwsm,ids & Ace modules - can i configure VSS between them ?

thx,

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Giuseppe Larosa
Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame

Hello Mark,

you need first to upgrade firrmware of the service modules to minimum version for VSS, and then to migrate

see

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9336/products_tech_note09186a0080a7c72b.shtml

Hope to help

Giuseppe

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Vivek V
Cisco Employee
Cisco Employee

HI Mark,

The VSS can be formed if th following requirements are met.

Hardware and Software Requirements and Restrictions

Hardware/Software

Requirements

Minimum Software

Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.2(33)SXH1

Feature Set Requirement: IP Base*** or better

Supervisor Engine

Virtual Switching Supervisor 720-10GE (VS-S720-10GE-3C and VS-S720-10GE-3CXL)

Note:  Initial release supports a single supervisor engine per virtual switch  member (or chassis). This restriction will be removed in a future  software release.

Modules

• All 6700 series modules with Centralized Forwarding card (CFC)

• All 6700 series modules with Distributed Forwarding Card (DFC) 3C or DFC3CXL

Note: Support for WS-X6716-10G line card is available on 12.2(33)SXH2 and later version of software releases.

Distributed Forwarding Card (DFC)

DFC3C (WS-F6700-DFC3C and WS-F6700-DFC3C-XL)

VSL Ports: 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports

• Virtual Switching Supervisor 720-10GE

• WS-X6708-10G-3C and WS-X6708-10G-3CXL

• WS-X6716-10G-3C and WS-X6708-10G-3CXL**

Maximum VSL Distance

Maximum VSL distance depends on X2 optics used for VSL 10 Gigabit Ethernet connections:

• X2-10GB-CX4: 15m

• X2-10GB-LX4: 300m

• X2-10GB-SR: 26m (FDDI grade MMF), 300M with OM3 MMF)

• X2-10GB-LR: 10km

• X2-10GB-ER: 40km

• X2-10GB-LRM: 220m over MMF

• X2-10GB-ZR: 80km**

Chassis

All Cisco Catalyst 6500 chassis*

Power Supply

• Cisco Catalyst 6503-E and 6504-E Switches: all supported power supplies

• Cisco Catalyst 6506, 6506-E, 6509, 6509-E, 6509-NEB-A, 6509-V-E, and 6513 Switches: 2500W and above

Service Modules

Network Analysis Module 1 and 2

Intrusion Detection Module**

Wireless Integrated Services Module**

Firewall Integrated Services Module**

Application Control Engine Module**

WAN Modules

Not currently supported

*Cisco Catalyst 6509-NEB Switch and Cisco Catalyst 6503 Switch (non-E) not supported

** Supported WITH 12.2(33)SXI

*** Supported WITH 12.2(33)SXI1

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Giuseppe Larosa
Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame

Hello Mark,

you need first to upgrade firrmware of the service modules to minimum version for VSS, and then to migrate

see

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9336/products_tech_note09186a0080a7c72b.shtml

Hope to help

Giuseppe

Vivek V
Cisco Employee
Cisco Employee

HI Mark,

The VSS can be formed if th following requirements are met.

Hardware and Software Requirements and Restrictions

Hardware/Software

Requirements

Minimum Software

Cisco IOS® Software Release 12.2(33)SXH1

Feature Set Requirement: IP Base*** or better

Supervisor Engine

Virtual Switching Supervisor 720-10GE (VS-S720-10GE-3C and VS-S720-10GE-3CXL)

Note:  Initial release supports a single supervisor engine per virtual switch  member (or chassis). This restriction will be removed in a future  software release.

Modules

• All 6700 series modules with Centralized Forwarding card (CFC)

• All 6700 series modules with Distributed Forwarding Card (DFC) 3C or DFC3CXL

Note: Support for WS-X6716-10G line card is available on 12.2(33)SXH2 and later version of software releases.

Distributed Forwarding Card (DFC)

DFC3C (WS-F6700-DFC3C and WS-F6700-DFC3C-XL)

VSL Ports: 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports

• Virtual Switching Supervisor 720-10GE

• WS-X6708-10G-3C and WS-X6708-10G-3CXL

• WS-X6716-10G-3C and WS-X6708-10G-3CXL**

Maximum VSL Distance

Maximum VSL distance depends on X2 optics used for VSL 10 Gigabit Ethernet connections:

• X2-10GB-CX4: 15m

• X2-10GB-LX4: 300m

• X2-10GB-SR: 26m (FDDI grade MMF), 300M with OM3 MMF)

• X2-10GB-LR: 10km

• X2-10GB-ER: 40km

• X2-10GB-LRM: 220m over MMF

• X2-10GB-ZR: 80km**

Chassis

All Cisco Catalyst 6500 chassis*

Power Supply

• Cisco Catalyst 6503-E and 6504-E Switches: all supported power supplies

• Cisco Catalyst 6506, 6506-E, 6509, 6509-E, 6509-NEB-A, 6509-V-E, and 6513 Switches: 2500W and above

Service Modules

Network Analysis Module 1 and 2

Intrusion Detection Module**

Wireless Integrated Services Module**

Firewall Integrated Services Module**

Application Control Engine Module**

WAN Modules

Not currently supported

*Cisco Catalyst 6509-NEB Switch and Cisco Catalyst 6503 Switch (non-E) not supported

** Supported WITH 12.2(33)SXI

*** Supported WITH 12.2(33)SXI1

tnx

it was very  helpful!!!!

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