pedro at whack
Jan 18, 2010, 10:10 AM
Post #2 of 2
Doug Warner wrote:
> Subject: [F10-nsp] Using S50n for distribution
> The biggest questions I have:
> * can this handle a filtered BGP feed
Yup. It's the same BGP implementation that you see on the E- and
C-Series, so route-maps, communities, localpref, etc...
> * how fast do the switches boot individually and stacked
Individually: about 90 seconds. I haven't tested the stack, but it's
probably only slightly longer, as they all boot in parrallel.
> * do you interact with each switch in a stack or as one; if as one, can you
> debug problems on each individual switch?
Stacking creates a single, logical unit. You can still debug based on
individual 'blades' if you will, but globally affecting commands will
still affect things globally. I guess the best way to think about the
individual switches in the stack would be as you would a linecard in a
> Any other observations or comments people have about switching from Cisco land
> to Force10 land would be appreciated.
I'll let others chime in as I'm sort of biased*
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