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ICL between DCX4-S and X6-4 Directors?

We just got two new X6-4 directors for our fabrics and they look amazing. But for a transition time we need to use old and new.

 

Are the ICL connections between our old DCX4-S Directors and the new X6-4 Directors possible? Or do I just have to dedicate some of the port on the old ones and do a regular trunk between them?

 

Firmware level is 7.4.1e on the old ones and 8.0.2a on the new ones.

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Re: ICL between DCX4-S and X6-4 Directors?

ISL will work between DCX (including 4S) and X6
ISL & ICL will work between 8510 (4/8 models) and X6
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Re: ICL between DCX4-S and X6-4 Directors?

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Thats what I thought. A couple of generations to old. ISL Trunk it is. Thanks Smiley Happy

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Re: ICL between DCX4-S and X6-4 Directors?

I'd say the main problem is not about the generations. It's about the proprietary copper connector of the ICL ports on the 8G chassis.

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