Posted by: Mudassir Ali | June 10, 2011

Compare Cisco Catalyst OS Version 8.6 and Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(33)SXH

Compare Cisco Catalyst OS Version 8.6 and Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(33)SXH
Software conversion from hybrid to native Cisco IOS Software on a Cisco Catalyst 6000 Series Switch
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Software Comparison

Software Feature

Cisco Catalyst OS

Cisco IOS Software

VLAN ranges: up to 4096 VLAN SVIs (Layer 3 VLAN Interfaces)

x

x

Inter VLAN Routing

x

x

4096 Layer 2 VLANs

x

x

Private VLANs

x

x

Dynamic VLANs

x

 
Trunking: IEEE 802.1q, ISL

x

x

DTP, VTP

x

x

VTPv3

x

 
IEEE 802.1q Tunneling

x

x

Layer 2 Protocol Tunneling

x

x

Spanning Tree: PortFast, UplinkFast, BackboneFast, BPDU Guard, PRRST+, PVRST

x

x

IEEE 802.1s and 802.1w

x

x

Jumbo Frames

x

x

EtherChannel, Port Aggregation Protocol (PAgP)

x

x

EtherChannel, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP)

x

x

Local and Remote Span (RSPAN)

x

x

Multicast Services: PIM, IGMP snooping, RGMP, Bi-dir PIM

x

x

QoS Marking, Policing, Scheduling

x

x

QoS ACLs

x

x

Routing ACLs

x

x

VLAN ACLs

x

x

Port-based ACLs (PACLs)

x

x

HSRP

x

x

VRRP

x

x

GLBP

x

x

IPv6  

x

Any Transport over MPLS (AToM) (PFC3bXL Only)  

x

MPLS (PFC3b and PFC3bXL only)  

x

Cisco IOS Software Server Load Balancing  

x

Broadcast Suppression

x

x

Protocol filtering, Cisco IOS Software Support on Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 1A Systems Only

x

x

Port Security

x

x

Secure Copy Protocol (SCP)

x

x

SSHv1 and SSHv2

x

x

Smart Ports Macros

x

x

IEEE 802.1x and VLAN Assignment

x

x

IEEE 802.1x Extensions Beyond VLAN Assignment

x

x

Time Domain Reflectometer (TDR)

x

x

AutoQoS

x

x

ARP Inspection

x

x

Dynamic ARP Inspection

x

x

DHCP Snooping

x

x

IP Source Guard

x

x

Network-Based Application Recognition (NBAR)

x

x

User-Based Rate Limiting  

x

Cisco Discovery Protocol

x

x

NetFlow Data Export (NDE)

x

x

Unidirectional Link Detection (UDLD)

x

x

Voice VLAN ID (VVID) and Inline Power for Cisco IP Phones

x

x

Supervisor Redundancy and Failover

x

x

Stateful Supervisor Switchover

x

x

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), EoMPLS, MPLS VPN  

x

Distributed Cisco Express Forwarding  

x

 

Hardware and Line Card Support

Hardware Modules

Chassis, Supervisors, and PFC Daughter Cards

Cisco Catalyst OS

Cisco IOS Software

WS-C6513, WS-C6509, WS-6509-E, WS-C6509-NEB, WS-C6509-NEB-A, WS-C6506, WS-6506-E, WS-6504-E, WS-C6503, WS-6503-E, OSR-7609-AC/DC, Cisco 7603, Cisco 7604, Cisco 7606, Cisco 7609

x

x

WS-SUP720

x

x

WS-SUP720-3B

x

x

WS-SUP720-3BXL

x

x

WS-SUP32-10GE-3B

x

x

WS-SUP32-GE-3B

x

x

WS-X6K-PFC3BXL

x

x

WS-X6K-S2U-MSFC2

x

x

WS-X6K-S2-MSFC2

x

x

WS-X6K-S2-PFC2

x

NS1

WS-X6K-S1A-MSFC2

x

x

WS-X6K-SUP1A-MSFC

x

x

WS-X6K-SUP1A-PFC

x

NS2

WS-X6K-SUP1A-2GE

x

NS2

WS-X6K-SUP1-2GE

x

NS2

CEF720 Series Modules and XENPAKs

WS-X6748-SFP

x

x

WS-X6748-GE-TX

x

x

WS-X6724-SFP

x

x

WS-X6704-10GE

x

x

WS-X6708-10GE  

x

WS-X6724-SFP

x

x

WS-X6748-GE-TX

x

x

WS-F6k-DFC 3BXL  

x

WS-F6k-DFC 3B  

x

WS-F6K-DFC3A  

x

WS-X6700-DFC3A  

x

WS-F6700-DFC3BXL  

x

WS-F6700-DFC 3B  

x

XENPAK-10GB-SR

x

x

XENPAK-10GB-LX4

x

x

XENPAK-10GB-CX4

x

x

XENPAK-10GB-LR

x

x

XENPAK-10GB-ER

x

x

Switching Fabric Modules

WS-C6500-SFM

x

x

WS-X6500-SFM 2

x

x

CEF256 and dCEF256 Series Modules

WS-F6K-DFC  

x

WS-X6816-GBIC  

x

WS-X6501-10GEX4

x

x

WS-X6502-10GE

x

x

WS-G6483

x

x

WS-G6488

x

x

WS-X6516-GBIC

x

x

WS-X6516A-GBIC

x

x

WS-X6516-GE-TX

x

x

WS-X6524-100FX-MM

x

x

WS-X6548-GE-TX/V

x

x

WS-X6548-RJ-21

x

x

WS-X6548-RJ-45

x

x

Classic Modules

WS-X6416-GBIC

x

x

WS-X6416-GE-MT

x

x

WS-X6316-GE-TX

x

x

WS-X6408A-GBIC

x

x

WS-X6408-GBIC

x

x

WS-X6324-100FX-SM/MM

x

x

WS-X6224-100FX-MT

x

x

WS-X6348-RJ-21/V

x

x

WS-X6348-RJ-45/V

x

x

WS-X6148X2-RJ-45

x

x

WS-X6148-GE-TX/V

x

x

WS-X6148-RJ-45V

x

x

WS-X6148-RJ21V

x

x

WS-X6248-RJ-45

x

x

WS-X6248A-TEL

x

x

WS-X6248-TEL

x

x

WS-X6024-10FL-MT

x

x

Voice Daughter Cards for Modules

WS-F6K-FE48X2-AF (for WS-X6148X2-RJ-45)

x

x

WS-F6K-FE48-AF (for WS-X6148-RJ-45 and WS-X6148-RJ-21)

x

x

WS-F6K-GE48-AF (for WS-X6548-GE-TX and WS-X6148-GE-TX)

x

x

Services Modules and Voice Modules

WS-X6624-FXS (EOS and EOL-May 15, 2005)

x

 
WS-X6608-T1/E1

x

 
WS-X6381-IDS (EOS and EOL-March 26, 2004)

x

x

WS-SVC-IDSM2-BUN-K9

x

x

WS-X6380-NAM (EOS External Announcement-June 24, 2002)

x

x

WS-X6066-SLB-APC

x

x

WS-SVC-CSG-1

x

x

WS-SVC-CMM-6T1/E1

x

x

WS-SVC-NAM-1

x

x

WS-SVC-NAM-2

x

x

WS-SVC-FWM-1-K9

x

x

WS-SVC-CMM

x

x

WS-SVC-MWAM-1  

x

WS-SVC-CSG-1

x

x

WS-SVC-PSD-1 (Persistent Storage Device)  

x

WS-SVC-IDSM2-K9

x

x

WS-SVC-SSL-1-K9

x

x

WS-SVC-IPSEC-1  

x

WS-SVC-WLAN-1-K9  

x

ACE10-6500-K9  

x

WS-SVC-WEBVPN-K9  

x

Miscellaneous Modules

WS-X6101-OC12-SMF/MMF

x

 
WS-X6302-MSM

x

 

WAN Modules

WS-X6582-2PA  

x

WS-X6182-2PA

x

x

OSM-4GE-WAN  

x

OSM-2+4GE-WAN+  

x

OSM-4GE-WAN-GBIC

x

x

OSM-16OC3-POS-MM/SI/SL  

x

OSM-2OC12-POS-MM/SI/SL

x

x

OSM-4OC12-POS-MM/SI/SL

x

x

OSM-4OC3-POS-SI

x

x

OSM-8OC3-POS-MM/SI/SL

x

x

OSM-16OC3-POS-MM/SI/SL

x

x

OSM-1OC48-POS-SS/SI/SL

x

x

OSM-1CHOC48/T3-SS/SI  

x

OSM-4CHOC12/T3-MM/SI  

x

OSM-2OC12-ATM-MM/SI  

x

OSM-2OC12-POS-MM+/SI+  

x

OSM-4OC12-POS-SI+  

x

OSM-4OC3-POS-SI+/SL+  

x

OSM-8OC3-POS-SI+  

x

OSM-16OC3-POS-SI+  

x

OSM-1OC48-POS-SS+/SI+/SL+  

x

OSM-2OC12-ATM-MM+/SI+  

x

OSM-2OC48/1DPT-SS/SI/SL  

x

OSM-1CHOC12/T3-SI  

x

OSM-12CT3/T1  

x

OSM-2+4GE-WAN+  

x

 

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