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Cisco Catalyst - Switching with Supervisor and Line Cards

It depends on the specific line card. Some line cards have more intelligence and features than other line cards. With the line cards that support CEF on the card, you can enable distributed CEF. IP ...
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Cisco - supervisor reset without disabling interfaces

Yes, on the Cisco Catalyst 4500, interfaces located on the supervisor card function independently of the supervisor functionality. It is possible that the supervisor is not running IOS (and may in ...
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C4510RE terminated abnormally

Looks like a bug. Get tech support. In the meantime you can try and narrow down the problem by restarting your switches with the smallest possible hardware and software configuration and see what ...
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Cisco catalyst 45xx series compatibility with RG45 10Gb

I know that with the WS-C4507R+E supervisor, you can use the WS-X4712-SFP+E Catalyst 4500 E-Series 12-Port 10GbE (SFP+) line card. The SFP+ slots can use either 1 Gb SFP or 10 Gb SFP+ transceivers. ...
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Cisco Catalyst - Switching with Supervisor and Line Cards

The 4500 does not support switching on the line card at all. All packets are received on the line card, travel over the backplane, reach the supervisor where the ASIC is located where they get ...
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Cisco NTP server does not respond to queries

Stumbled across this old thread as a "related post" to something I was viewing. Windows Servers' (S)NTP client needs to be configured to run in "client mode" when querying Cisco IOS (and probably ...
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Unable to ping but I can see the arp in switch 4451

Check the source address for ICMP echo - possibly it's set to something 10.193.236.36 cannot reply to. Double check whether the MAC address 0021.283f.63ea is correct for 10.193.236.36 (static ARP?). ...
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Cisco catalyst 45xx series compatibility with RG45 10Gb

From a quick glance at this data sheet, table 1 seem to indicate that your chassis and SUP support all line cards except the 24Gbps 47xx series. So I may have missed one or two but it seems all these ...
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VSS back to back like vPC back to back

If you configured each pair of 4500s as a VSS, then linked them together with an active/LACP port channel you could achieve an all active topology (which is what I assume you are looking for). You ...
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VSS back to back like vPC back to back

You can configure VSS on Cisco 4500E, The Cisco Virtual Switching System is a clustering technology that pools two Cisco Catalyst 4500-E Series Switches with Cisco Catalyst Supervisor Engine 7-E or 7-...
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Want to disable TenGbE to enable 1GbE Gbics in Cisco 4500

When using the Sup II+10GE in redundant mode, you only have the first half of the ports on each supervisor. You can find that in the documentation from Cisco: When you select TenGigabit Ethernet ...
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