Fast Switching Configuration Task List

Fast switching allows higher throughput by switching a packet using a cache created by the initial packet sent to a particular destination. Destination addresses are stored in the high-speed cache to expedite forwarding. Routers offer better packet-transfer performance when fast switching is enabled. Fast switching is enabled by default on all interfaces that support fast switching.

Use the commands in these sections to configure appropriate fast switching features:

  • Enabling AppleTalk Fast Switching

  • Enabling IP Fast Switching

  • Enabling Fast Switching on the Same IP Interface

  • Enabling Fast Switching of IPX-Directed Broadcast Packets

  • Disabling Banyan VINES Fast Switching

  • Enabling Fast Switching of IPX-Directed ...

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