FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN Modules Installation and Configuration Guide
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Contents

Changes to This Document

Audience

Document Organization

Related Documentation

Document Conventions

Warning Definition

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines


Preface


This document provides configurat ion and maintenance procedures for the Cisco 7600 FlexWAN module (WS-X6182-2PA) and the fabric-enabled Enhanced FlexWAN module (WS-X6582-2PA).


Note Cisco IOS Release 12.2SR and later releases do not support the FlexWAN module or the Supervisor Engine 2. These releases support the Enhanced FlexWAN module, Route Switch Processor 720 (RSP720), Sup720, and Sup32.

Contents

This chapter contains these sections:

Changes to This Document

Audience

Document Organization

Related Documentation

Document Conventions

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

Changes to This Document

Table 1 lists the technical changes made to this document since it was first printed.

Table 1 Changes to This Document 

Revision
Date
Change Summary

OL-8673-11

September 2011

Updated the feature IPv6 Hop-by-Hop Rate Limiter to include a configuration command.

OL-8673-10

October 2010

Added troubleshooting information in Chapter 5 "Configuring QoS on the FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN Modules."

OL-8673-09

July 2010

Support for Cisco 7600 FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN Modules extended to Cisco IOS Release 15.0(1)S.

OL-8673-08

April 2010

Extended support for Private Hosts SVI on CWAN linecards.

OL-8673-07

February 2010

Updates for Cisco IOS Release 12.2(33)SRD4:

Extended support for Private Hosts SVI on CWAN linecards from private documentation to public documentation in "Configuring Private Hosts Switched Virtual Interface (VLAN and VPLS)" section.

OL-8673-06

March 2009

Updates for Cisco IOS Release 12.2(33)SRE1:

Extended support for Private Hosts SVI on CWAN linecards. This feature has been folded in from the hidden documentation for SRD3.

OL-8673-05

November 2009

Updates for Cisco IOS Release 12.2(33)SRE:

Extended support for IPv6 Hop-by-Hop Rate Limiter feature from SRD3 to SRE at "IPv6 Hop-by-Hop Rate Limiter" section.

OL-8673-04

September 2009

Updates for Cisco IOS Release 12.2(33)SRD3:

Support is added for Private Hosts SVI on CWAN linecards

***Documentation available only to select customers** *

OL-8673-03

September 2009

Updates for Cisco IOS Release 12.2(33)SRD3:

Added new feature updates for "IPv6 Hop-by-Hop Rate Limiter" section.

OL-8673-02

August 2009

Added a note on the application of a QoS policy on a MLP bundle.

OL-8673-02

May 2009

Added a note on dlfi not being supported over ATM in chapter 3.

OL-8673-02

December 2007

Updates for Cisco IOS Release 12.2SRC:

Added information about IGMP Snooping support. See the Configuring IGMP Snooping section in Chapter 2.

Added information about ACFC and PFC support on multilink interfaces. See the Configuring ACFC and PFC Support on Multilink Interfaces section in Chapter 2.

OL-8673-01F

June 2007

Noted that Dial-on-Demand Routing (DDR) is not supported ("Unsupported Features").

Updated Table 4-1 to remove the restriction that MTU and MRRU are not configurable on multilink bundles. In Cisco IOS Release 12.2SRB1 and later releases, these parameters are configurable.

OL-8673-01E

May 2007

Noted that DHCP relay agent information (Option 82) for RBE is not supported ("RBE Restrictions and Usage Guidelines").

OL-8673-01D

April 2007

Updates for Cisco IOS Release 12.2SRB:

Added references throughout for the new Route Switch Processor 720 (RSP720) and PFC3C and PFC3CXL.

Added information about ATM packed cell relay over MPLS. See the "ATM Packed Cell Relay over MPLS in VP Mode" section.

Additional updates:

Added information about VP mode support for ATM cell relay over MPLS (which is supported in Release 12.2SRA and later releases). See the "ATM Cell Relay over MPLS in VP Mode" section.

Removed the requirement that MPLS core-facing line cards must be CWAN cards. This requirement is no longer valid in Release 12.2SRA and later releases.

In Chapter 3, noted that the Supervisor Engine 32 supports MPLS. Reorganized the chapter so that all AToM transport types are described in the "Any Transport over MPLS" section. Added the "Configuring the Pseudowire Class" section.

OL-8673-01C

October 2006

Noted that Cisco IOS Release 12.2SR and later releases support ATM local switching with the Supervisor Engine 32 (see "Restrictions" in the "Layer 2 Local Switching-ATM to ATM" section).

OL-8673-01C

September 2006

Added the 4-port E1 G.703 serial port adapters to Table 1-1 (PA-4E1G/75 and PA-4E1G/120), which are supported in Cisco IOS Release 12.2SX and later releases.

Added the "OSPF over RBE Configuration Requirements" section, which describes support for OSPF on RBE interfaces.

Updated the "Configuring VRF-Lite (Multi-VRF CE)" section.

Added usage notes in Table 5-1 and Table 5-2.

Added "Multilink Feature Support," which lists the compatibility of various features on multilink interfaces.

OL-8673-01B

May 2006

Added information on BCP over MLPPP to the "Configuring Bridging Control Protocol Support" section.

Updated the "Enhancements to RFC 1483 and RFC 1490 Spanning Tree Interoperability" section. Previously, the section described RFC 1483 only.

Added the "MPLS Over RBE" section.

Added the "Configuring VRF-Lite (Multi-VRF CE)" section.

Added the "Configuring QoS on Bridged Interfaces" section.

Noted that Cisco IOS Release 12.2SR and later releases do not support:

FlexWAN modules

Supervisor Engine 2

OL-8673-01A

January 2006

Updated "Configuring Multipoint Bridging" and "Configuring Frame Relay (RFC 1490) Bridging" to indicate that HSSI port adapters (PA-H and PA-2H) are supported.

Updated "Configuring Distributed Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol" to clarify support for member links.

OL-8673-01

December 2005

Moved all QoS feature sections from other chapters in the guide to Chapter 5 "Configuring QoS on the FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN Modules."

Added a section describing the enhancements made for RFC 1483 Spanning Tree interoperability between platforms.

Added the "RBE Configuration Limitation Supports Only One Remote MAC Address" section.

Removed "Configuring Inverse Multiplexing for ATM QoS."

OL-8673-01

October 2005

Assigned a new part number to this guide (OL-8673-01).

Removed the "Installing FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN Modules" chapter. This information was replaced by the FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN Installation Guide.

Changed the title of this document to Cisco 7600 FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN Configuration Guide.

Added documentation on "Supervisor Engine and Line Card Support for RBE."

OL-6861-07

October 2005

This document, originally published in February 2005, was republished as OL-8673-01.


Audience

This publication is for experienced network administrators who are responsible for configuring and maintaining the FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN modules for the Cisco 7600 series router and Catalyst 6000 family switches.

Only trained and qualified service personnel (as defined in IEC 60950 and AS/NZS3260) should install, replace, or service the equipment described in this configuration guide.

Document Organization

This document is organized as follows:

Chapter
Title
Description

Chapter 1

FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN Modules Overview

Provides an overview of the functionality of the FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN modules on the Cisco 7600 series router.

Chapter 2

FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN Software Features Configuration Information

Provides summary and configuration information for the major software features available on the FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN modules.

Chapter 3

Configuring Multiprotocol Label Switching on FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN Modules

Provides information about available features and configuring MPLS.

Chapter 4

Configuring QoS on the FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN Modules

Describes how to configure QoS on the FlexWAN and Enhanced FlexWAN modules.

Chapter 5

Upgrading Field-Programmable Devices on the Enhanced FlexWAN Module

This chapter describes the information that you need to know to verify image versions and to perform an Enhanced FlexWAN module upgrade.

Appendix A

Multilink Feature Support

Table listing the combination of various features supported on multilink interfaces.


Related Documentation

The following related publications are available:

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco 7600 Series Routers

Cisco 7609 Router Installation Guide

Cisco 7600 Series Router Module Installation Guide

Cisco 7600 Series Router Software Configuration Guide

Cisco 7600 Series Router IOS Command Reference

Cisco 7600 Series Router IOS System Message Guide

Cisco 7600 Series Router IOS Software Configuration Guide

Cisco 7600 Series Routers Documentation Roadmap

Site Preparation and Safety Guide

ATM Software Configuration and Command Reference—Catalyst 5000 Family and Catalyst 6000 Family Switches

For information about MIBs, refer to this URL: http://www.cisco.com/public/sw-center/netmgmt/cmtk/mibs.shtml

Document Conventions

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Required keywords are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars.

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Optional keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by vertical bars.

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A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string or the string will include the quotation marks.

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Arguments for which you supply values are in italic screen font.

^

The symbol ^ represents the key labeled Control—for example, the key combination ^D in a screen display means hold down the Control key while you press the D key.

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Nonprinting characters, such as passwords are in angle brackets.



Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the publication.

Caution Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.

Warning Definition


Warning

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

This warning symbol means danger. You are in a situation that could cause bodily injury. Before you work on any equipment, be aware of the hazards involved with electrical circuitry and be familiar with standard practices for preventing accidents. Use the statement number provided at the end of each warning to locate its translation in the translated safety warnings that accompanied this device. Statement 1071

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS


See Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco 7600 Series Router for translations of warnings and information about the compliance and safety standards with which the router conforms.

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