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 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)