Cisco CSS 11500 Series Content Services Switches

Configuring Content Staging and Replication Configuration on the CSS 11000 and 11500

Document ID: 12647

Updated: Jan 31, 2006



This document provides a sample configuration for content staging and replication on the Content Services Switch (CSS) 11000 and 11500.



There are no specific requirements for this document.

Components Used

This document is not restricted to specific software and hardware versions.


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In this section, you are presented with the information to configure the features described in this document.


This document uses this configuration.

CSS 11000
!Generated DEC 18 15:46:42
 # configure
*************************** GLOBAL ***************************
snmp community public read-write 

!--- Create an FTP record.

ftp-record Svr1-Pub lab des-password egiaxcwbsflhrh6blgnd1fyfjglfyfvf 
ftp-record Svr2-Sub lab des-password egiaxcwbsflhrh6blgnd1fyfjglfyfvf 


!************************** CIRCUIT **************************
circuit VLAN1
ip address 
!************************** SERVICE **************************

!--- Create a service to be used as a publishing service. 

service Svr1-Pub 
ip address 

!--- Associate an FTP access mechanism with a service 
!--- for demand-based replication activities. 
!--- Issue the access ftp Svr1-Pub command 
!--- for each service that offers publishing services.

access ftp Svr1-Pub 

!--- Create a service to be used as a subscriber service.
service Svr2-Sub 
ip address 
access ftp Svr2-Sub 

!--- Issue the subscriber command to configure 
!--- a service as a subscriber to a publishing service.
subscriber Svr1-Pub 
!*************************** OWNER ***************************
owner OWNER_1 
content Pub-Sub1 
vip address 

!--- Issue the add service command to 
!--- add the subscriber services to the content rule. 

add service Svr2-Sub 
protocol tcp 
port 80 

!--- Configure a URL in a content rule to define which files 
!--- you want replicated.

url "/*" 

!--- Issue the replicate command to start 
!--- cause replication between a publisher and all associated 
!--- subscribers immediately. 

# replicate Svr1-Pub Svr2-Sub


This section provides information that you can use to verify that your configuration is working properly.

Issue the show publisher command to display the operational status of the publishing service and content information.

  • show publisher—Displays information about all configured publishing services.

  • show publisher publisher_name —Displays information about the specified publishing service.

  • show publisher publisher_name content {verbose} —Displays information about the content for the specified publishing service. Include the verbose option to display more detailed content information.

Issue the show subscriber command to display the operational status of the subscriber services.

  • show subscriber—Displays information about all configured subscriber services.

  • show subscriber publisher_name —Displays information about all subscriber services for the specified publishing service.

  • show publisher publisher_name subscriber_name —Displays information about the specified subscriber service for the specified publishing service.


There is currently no specific troubleshooting information available for this configuration.

Related Information

Updated: Jan 31, 2006
Document ID: 12647