[c-nsp] ASR1006 Routers

Curtis Piehler cpiehler2 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 20:46:27 EDT 2016

Ah now I understand better.  I thought the RP did everything like the RSP
of an ASR9000

On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 8:22 PM, Nathan Ward <cisco-nsp at daork.net> wrote:

> On 4/06/2016, at 11:19, Curtis Piehler <cpiehler2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is it a requirement to have an ESP in the chassis?  I know what the they
> are supposed to be used for (offload network services).  If the router is
> going to be used for doing just packet forwarding and some QOS is it really
> needed in the chassis?
> Hi Curtis,
> All packets hit the ESP, they are the backbone of the ASR1000. Just like
> the RSP in the ASR9000 and the SCB in the J-MX, etc. etc.
> Did a quick Google, there are a couple of useful pictures and words on
> this page, though others may have links to better docs/training materials.
> I used to have some someplace but use ASR9000s almost exclusively these
> days if I’m doing Cisco, and have misplaced them..
> http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/routers/asr-1000-series-aggregation-services-routers/110531-asr-packet-drop.html
> --
> Nathan Ward

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