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Cisco Catalyst Switch Setup

I recently acquired a 2950 switch brand new, this is now on production but I needed several things to be setup on the switch such as SNMP, setup an IP to access it over a browser, etc. etc.

Do you know somebody who offers a setup service for cisco switches?

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This is probably an easy and simple task for someone that have a good knowledge in Cisco, BGP and Blackhole/Synchole communities.

We do have a Cisco 2948G that is our border and through this equipment we apply Blackhole (a sequence of commands to filter all the traffic from the world except our country, this is done by communities that is setup in cisco).

These are the sequence of the commands to apply it for IP 189.1.XXX.40
Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z. asw-hl01(config)#router bgp 184XX
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Cisco2 - I have 189.1.XXX.128 ~ 189.1.XXX.255 (subnet
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Ps: is the internal IP for switch2
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Cisco Asic Performance
I know this isn't exactly the right place but I have seen some VERY good Cisco expertise on this forum so I wanted to ask a few questions. We are getting ready to do an upgrade/migration from some older equipment. We are still trying to decide what HAS to be ugpraded and what to buy. I have been researching a lot but I still need some explanations regarding fundamental hardware differences between the sup720 and supII.

1) On the sup720 are both of the gig ports handled by the same ASIC?

2) What is the difference between a COIL asic and a Pinnacle Interface? Same thing?

3) This is just more of a tag on for item #2. In general, what kinds of asics are on the Cisco modules? Same kind eveywhere?

We still have lots of SUPIIs and are unsure if they HAVE to be upgraded right now.

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