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What exactly is IPoE?
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So in the strictest sense, "IP over Ethernet" is exactly what it sounds like, it's the encapsulation of IP packets (datagrams, formally) in standard ethernet frames. For much of the networking ...

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What is the difference between line cards and fabric cards in a CISCO NCS 6000?
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The NCS6k is designed to operate as both a stand-alone chassis, as well as connect to a separate chassis that holds only switch fabric cards. As a standalone system, the switch fabric still ...

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How exactly does "bandwidth" in the Cisco IOS affect network performance?
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It's a little complex, and also platform specific in some cases. The most general answer is that the bandwidth statement is used as an input to the EIGRP routing protocol. There are also cases where ...

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Can access points recognize who passes by?
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Access points can be configured to broadcast their SSIDs, or they can be configured to only listen for connections from devices that know a given SSID exists. Virtually all wifi client devices (...

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Router unable to assign IP addresses to ports
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You've assigned the network address (where all the bits not masked are zero) which is not allowed. For your subnet, the interface address can be anything OTHER than zero (the last 8 bits are all zero)...

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Does RSP forward ICMP ping to IP of its interface to CPU on control plane or not?
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As Mike correctly states, it depends on the specific platform you're asking about. On the 7500, VIP2/VIP4 cards will reply to ICMP packets locally on the VIP. On non-VIP 7500 linecards, the ICMP ...

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Cisco IOS: How to view MAC addresses on an Ethernet pseudowire
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This is correct: the pseudowire switching path does NOT do mac learning, so there's no way to populate that information. One possible workaround is to build a VFI that only has two ports. You will ...

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IOS-XR - How to get bandwidth policed on an interface
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Sorry I don't have a system actually in front of me to get you actual output, but look for "show qos interface ..." and that should have the configured hardware values for all the QoS parameters. ...

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Powerful router or access points
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So I think it's important here to get the terminology correct, even though it's VERY common that people use the wrong terms. Properly, an access point allows wireless clients to connect to the ...

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