A lack of ethernet modules from Cisco

Discussion in 'Cisco' started by dexx, Oct 6, 2005.

  1. dexx

    dexx Guest

    Back in the old days of the 2600 and 3600 routers, one could buy 1, 2
    or 4 port ethernet modules with true routing capability. The latest
    routers from Cisco dont seem to support this kind of function. I have
    an 1841 which comes with two 10/100 ports on board. I want to add two
    more ethernet ports to make it a full 4 port router. But i cant find a
    suitable module. Cisco do a 4 port etherswitch HWIC. But this isnt
    layer 3 capable. Any suggestions?
    dexx, Oct 6, 2005
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    anybody43 Guest

    anybody43, Oct 6, 2005
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    Cen Guest

    I use a 2811 with a 16 port etherswitch module (NM-16ESW).
    All 16 ports support 'routed mode', i.e. operating in L3. A caveat is that
    you can't create subinterfaces on these ports. Otherwise in all other
    aspects, they're the same as normal router interfaces.

    Cen, Oct 6, 2005
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