6-slot Layer 3 IPv6/IPv4 Routing Chassis Switch


Hardware and Performance

    • 6 open module slots design:
      • Up to 2 Management Modules 
      • Up to 4 Switch Modules
    • Hot-swappable switching modules
    • 1 RJ45 serial console interface on Management Module for switch basic management and setup

Redundant Power System

    • 3 power slots
    • 100~240V AC and 36-72V DC power redundancy
    • 1 default AC power supply 
    • 2 additional open slots for optional power supply
    • Active-active redundant power failure protection
    • Backup of catastrophic power failure on one supply


IP Routing Features

    • IPv4 Routing protocol supports RIP v1/v2, OSPFv2 and BGP4
    • IPv6 Routing protocol supports RIPng, OSPFv3 and BGP4+
    • Routing interface provides VLAN routing mode 
    • Policy-based Routing (PBR) for IPv4
    • VRRP protocol for redundant routing deployment
    • Supports route redistribution 

Multicast Routing Features

    • Supports Multicast Routing Protocols:
      • PIM-DM (Protocol Independent Multicast – Dense Mode)
      • PIM-SM (Protocol Independent Multicast – Sparse Mode)
      • PIM-SSM (Protocol Independent Multicast – Source-Specific Multicast Mode)
    • Supports IGMP v1/v2/v3

Layer 2 Features

    • Supports VLAN
      • IEEE 802.1Q tag-based VLAN
      • Provider Bridging (VLAN Q-in-Q, IEEE 802.1ad) supported
      • GVRP for dynamic VLAN management
      • Private VLAN
    • Supports Link Aggregation
      • 802.3ad Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)
      • Cisco ether-channel (static trunk)
    • Supports Spanning Tree Protocol
      • STP, IEEE 802.1D (Classic Spanning Tree Protocol)
      • RSTP, IEEE 802.1w (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol)
      • MSTP, IEEE 802.1s (Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol, spanning tree by VLAN)
    • Port mirroring to monitor the incoming or outgoing traffic on a particular port (many to 1)
    • Loop protection to avoid broadcast loops
    • Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
    • Ethernet OAM 802.3ah/802.1ag/ITU-Y.1731

Quality of Service

    • Ingress shaper and egress rate limit per port bandwidth control
    • 8 priority queues on all switch ports
      • IEEE 802.1p CoS/DSCP/Precedence
      • VLAN ID
      • Policy-based ingress and egress QoS


    • Supports IPv4 IGMP snooping v1, v2 and v3
    • Supports IPv6 MLD snooping v1 and v2
    • Querier mode support
    • MVR (Multicast VLAN Registration)


    • Authentication
      • IEEE 802.1x port-based network access authentication
      • Built-in RADIUS client to cooperate with the RADIUS servers
      • RADIUS/TACACS+ users access authentication
    • Access Control List
      • IP-based Access Control List (ACL)
      • MAC-based Access Control List (ACL)
      • Time-based ACL
    • DHCP Snooping to filter distrusted DHCP messages
    • Dynamic ARP Inspection discards ARP packets with invalid MAC address to IP address binding
    • IP Source Guard prevents IP spoofing attacks


    • IPv4 and IPv6 dual stack management
    • Switch Management Interfaces
      • Console and Telnet Command Line Interface 
      • HTTP web switch management
      • SNMP v1 and v2c switch management
      • SSHv2, SSLv3, TLSv1.0 and SNMP v3 secure access
    • SNMP Management
      • Four RMON groups (history, statistics, alarms, and events) 
      • SNMP trap for interface Link Up and Link Down notification
    • Built-in Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) client
    • BOOTP and DHCP for IP address assignment
    • System Maintenance
      • Firmware upload/download via HTTP
      • Reset button for system reboot or reset to factory default
      • Dual images
    • DHCP Functions:
      • DHCP Relay
      • DHCP Option 82
      • DHCP Server
    • User Privilege levels control
    • Network Time Protocol (NTP) and SNTP
    • Network Diagnostic
      • SFP-DDM (Digital Diagnostic Monitor)
      • ICMP remote IP ping
    • Syslog remote alarm
    • System Log

Stacking Management

    • Virtualized multiple CS-6306R switches integrated into one logical device
    • Single IP address stack management, supporting up to 2 hardware units stacked together
    • Stacking architecture supports redundancy Ring mode