-Hammer- bhmccie at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 12:25:33 CST 2012

Nice link. Thanks Joshua.


"I was a normal American nerd"
-Jack Herer

On 1/18/2012 11:57 AM, joshua sahala wrote:
> vpc has a long list of unclear and/or seemingly contradictory caveats
> (spread across multiple cisco docs/webpages).  when it doesn't work
> (as expected), it can be challenging to find someone with tac who can
> actually tell you why (or how to fix it properly).  if your needs are
> fairly basic, are all cisco, follow their dc3.0 verbatim, and don't
> mind the lack of features on the nexus platform, then it isn't a bad
> box (if rather expensive for the lack of features...like ipv6 for
> is-is).  also, be prepared to keep spanning-tree around and keep
> bugging your cisco se/am about trill support (as opposed to
> fabricpath...see tdp vs ldp)
> if you *might* want to involve the n7k in routing at all, then
> http://bradhedlund.com/2010/12/16/routing-over-nexus-7000-vpc-peer-link-yes-and-no/
> offers a much clearer explanation than cisco.com about what works and
> what doesn't (and whether-or-not tac might try to help)
> hth
> /joshua

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