[c-nsp] CSM-S Question

Virgil virgil at webcentral.com.au
Thu Oct 7 19:25:09 EDT 2004

> Anyone has any experiences, good or bad, with CSMs on 6500?  Right now
> we are CSS shop and thinking of upgrading to CSM or some other SLB
> vendor.  

Here's the official Cisco docs on the subject.  I've found them to be
quite useful.
They help answer some of the questions like Bridged/Routed/One-Arm.

I've found routed mode to be rather annoying in our environment (web
hosting service provider)

Design Guides

utions_design_guidances_list.html (http://tinyurl.com/4neor)

CSM One-Arm Design in the Data Center (PDF - 350 KB) 
Data Center Design and Implementation with Cisco Catalyst 6500 Service
Modules (PDF - 1 MB) 
Firewalling and Load Balancing in the Data Center Using Cisco Catalyst
6500  (PDF - 560 KB) 
Data Center Networking: Integrating Security, Load Balancing, and SSL
Services (PDF - 2 MB) 



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