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CCNP Security SISAS 300-208 Official Cert Guide by Kevin Redmon, Aaron Woland

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Configuring SGT Propagation on a Catalyst 6500

The Catalyst 6500 is a special case. This switch is sometimes used in the access layer, but it’s most often used in the distribution layer or even in the data center. There are also a tremendous number of line cards possible for this chassis-based switch, some of which can support native tagging and some of which cannot. Due to the possibility of multiple locations and multiple line card possibilities, the Catalyst 6500 requires the administrator to set whether the switch should be used for egress (receiving the tag from other devices) or ingress, which would place it at the access layer. These modes are referred to as reflector modes.

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This switch is unable to be configured for both ingress ...

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