[c-nsp] A switch with huge number of Mac address

Adam Vitkovsky Adam.Vitkovsky at gamma.co.uk
Sat Jan 9 07:53:07 EST 2016

Hi Alireza,

Will the switch be actually carrying traffic for 192k MAC addresses?
If the nature of traffic allows, you can enable conversational MAC learning in that case the switch does not need to learn all the MAC addresses in the DC(s) and will reduce the CAM table requirements significantly.


        Adam Vitkovsky
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-----Original Message-----
> From: cisco-nsp [mailto:cisco-nsp-bounces at puck.nether.net] On Behalf Of
> Alireza Soltanian
> Sent: Friday, January 08, 2016 4:05 PM
> To: cisco-nsp at puck.nether.net
> Subject: [c-nsp] A switch with huge number of Mac address
> Hi everybody
> We want to purchase a switch with 1G/10G ports (at least 96 ports) which can
> support up to 192k of Mac addresses.
> Is there any product in market which can provide this flexibilty? Rack unit is
> alao a factor
> Thank you for your help and support.
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