Cisco’s Catalyst 9400 Series introduced this summer do look promising, but it’s still missing a few highlights:
Complete support for redundant supervisors; unavailable according to the release notes dated July 31, 2017
The supervisor module (hardware) supports redundancy, but the software does not. The associated route processor redundancy (RPR) and stateful switchover (SSO) features are also currently not supported. Redundacy[sic] in software will be supported in a later release.
Multigigabit line card
SFP+ line card, and possibly
- QSFP/QSFP+ line cards
Visio stencils for chassis, power supplies, supervisor, and line cards
The release notes and data sheets are unclear on the supervisor’s ability to perform as a mobility agent.
So far the Catalyst 4500E Series seems more developed than the new Catalyst 9400 Series.
crypto key generate rsa label SSH2-RSA modulus 3072
ip ssh rsa keypair-name SSH2-RSA
ip ssh version 2
See also Cisco Bug ID CSCuz72344.
At work we switched from a Cisco Catalyst 3560G to a Catalyst 4500E a few weeks ago.
Remember to issue the
spanning-tree extend system-id command prior to enabling VTP version 3.
During the test period, the Icinga instances logged packet losses of varying degree around the clock when doing ICMPv6 pings. Continue reading Lessons learned on Cisco Catalyst 4500E
I’ve noticed that Cisco VPN Client 5.0.07.0440 tends to fail with “Reason 414: Failed to establish a TCP connection.” on long-running Windows 7 SP1. It’s been going on for years. Continue reading Long-running Windows 7 SP1, Cisco VPN Client 5.0.07.0440, and “Reason 414: Failed to establish a TCP connection”
While reloading a Cisco Catalyst 3560 running IOS 12.2(55)SE the other day, I noticed the switch stopped sending messages to the configured IPv6 enabled syslog host. Nothing appeared in the log files on the syslog host until I manually disabled and reenabled the log statement. Continue reading Logging messages from Cisco IOS 12.2(55)SE to an IPv6 enabled syslog host