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Summary of Supported Services

Table 1  Supported Layer 2 and Layer 3 Protocols



System Management and Administration

Support for clock/date setting and NTP (Network Time Protocol)


Support for inbound IP access via any routed interface


Support for DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol); DHCP client, DHCP relay, DHCP Option82, and DHCP snooping


Support for multiple local user accounts


Support for SSHv2 (Secure Shell) protocol


Ability to enable debugging for a specific module


Support for Read Only and Read Write access SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol)


Support for IPFIX (IP Flow Information Export), monitors data flow in specified server

Device Configuration, Software, and File Management

Support the ability to save the configuration to flash on the device


Support for configuration versioning and rollback; compares the two configurations, identifying differences


Ability to import/export configuration files, device software, and logs from a file on a remote server (tftp/scp as options)


Ping and Trace route tool from CLI (command line interface)


SSH and telnet tool from CLI


Ability to view and configure MAC/ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) table information

Layer 2 Forwarding and Protocol

Support for LLDP (Link Layer Discovery) protocols for detecting devices on a link


Support for LACP (Link Aggregation Control) protocol and hashing of traffic using src/Dst (Source/Destination) MAC address, Src/Dst IP address, and Layer 4 port information and flag


Support for 802.1q trunked interfaces, for both single and LAG (Link Aggregation Group) interfaces


Support for 802.1q tagged/untagged interfaces and native tags


Support for Q-in-Q


Support for Jumbo Frame


Support for 802.1d STP (Spanning Tree Protocol)


Support for 802.1w RSTP (Rapid STP) and PVST (Per-VLAN STP)


Support for 802.1s MSTP (Multiple Spanning Tree protocol)


Support for functionality of BPDU (Bridge Protocol Data Unit) Guard / Filter/UDLD  (Unidirectional Link Detection)


Support for storm-control for unicast, multicast, broadcast


Support for ingress/egress port mirroring


Support for 802.1p in Layer 2 forwarding


Support for Flow control per-interface


Support for IGMP (Internet Group Management Protocol) snooping enable per-VLAN


Support for IGMP snooping query per-VLAN

Layer 3 Forwarding and Routing Protocol

Full support for dual stacked IPv4 and IPv6 addressing.


Support for 6 members in a Layer 3 LAG (Link Aggregation Group) interface


Support for IPv4 and IPv6 static route configuration


Support for OSPFv2 (Open Shortest Path First) IPv4 only


Support for stub, normal, and NSSA (Not-So-Stubby Area) OSPF area types


Support for up to 32 equal-cost routes in OSPF


Support for RIP routing protocol


Support for BGP (Border Gate Protocol) routing and BFD (Bidirectional Forwarding Detection)


Support for 128 equal-cost routes in the device's routing/forwarding tables


Support for ECMP (Equal-Cost Multi-path) routing with hashing of traffic using Src/Dst IP and Port


Support the ToS and DSCP (Differentiated Services Code Point) in Layer 3 forwarding


Support for IGMP v1/v2


Support for PIM-SM (Protocol Independent Multicast Routing-Sparse Mode)


Support for VRRP (Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol)



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