A. The Cisco Route Manager is a Web-based software application that is designed to send alerts and produce detailed reports upon any route deletions, additions, or changes in selected routers. It supports both unicast and multicast routing tables.
Q. Who should deploy Cisco Route Manager?
A. Anyone looking to monitor their routing tables and receive alerts upon any changes. Users who want to know the number of routes that exist should also be interested.
Q. What major features are provided in Cisco Route Manager?
A. Cisco Route Manager 2.3 provides the following customer benefits:
• Sends alerts upon any changes in the unicast routing table
• Sends alerts upon any changes in the multicast routing table
• Produces comprehensive detailed reports
• Keeps historical data and can produce reports regarding the number of routes that exist
Q. What equipment is managed by Cisco Route Manager?
A. Any Cisco device that supports Cisco IOS® Software.
PRODUCT LICENSING AND PLATFORM REQUIREMENTS
Q. How is Cisco Route Manager software licensed?
A. The software is licensed on a per-server basis. The customer must purchase (1) a basic software license (either a Solaris version license or a Linux license) that covers the right to use Cisco Route Manager and (2) a one-year minimum Cisco Software Application Support (SAS) contract. Please refer to the Cisco Route Manager ordering guide for part numbers and pricing.
Q. What hardware platform is required to run Cisco Route Manager?
A. For proper system performance, the following minimum system specifications are required: SunFire V100, 300 MB disk space, 1 GB of memory or the equivalent platform for Linux.
Q. What previous release(s) of Cisco Route Manager can a customer upgrade from?
A. Cisco Route Manager 2.3 is the first Cisco branded release of the Route Manager software. Customers who currently have Router Management Solutions Route Management Tool software should contact Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) for migration instructions.