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Re: CAM entries on 6509 switch [7:63718] posted 02/25/2003
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Keep in ming that the CAM aging time is only 5 minutes so seeing some 
fluctuation does not seem to be unreasonable.  The broadcast every 90 
seconds is surley unrelated and since you caught it on a sniffer you 
should be able to se what it is.

   Dave

alaerte@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Any experience to share on the following problem?
> 
> The CAM entries are changing continuously.  There are not so many users
> turning off their computers. Also, on two interfaces of a Catalyst 6509,
> every 1 minute and 30 seconds there are a unexpected traffic that seems to
> be Flooding (got with Sniffer).
> 
>   SWITCH(enable) sh cam count dy
>   Total Matching CAM Entries = 2167
>   SWITCH(enable) sh cam count dy
>   Total Matching CAM Entries = 2205
>   SWITCH(enable) sh cam count dy
>   Total Matching CAM Entries = 2236
>   SWITCH(enable) sh cam count dy
>   Total Matching CAM Entries = 2267
>   SWITCH(enable) sh cam count dy
>   Total Matching CAM Entries = 2292
>   SWITCH(enable) sh cam count dy
>   Total Matching CAM Entries = 2321
>   SWITCH(enable) sh cam count dy
>   Total Matching CAM Entries = 2357
>   SWITCH(enable) sh cam count dy
>   Total Matching CAM Entries = 2379
>   SWITCH(enable) sh cam count dy
>   Total Matching CAM Entries = 2413
>   SWITCH(enable) sh cam count dy
>   Total Matching CAM Entries = 2438
-- 
David Madland
CCIE# 2016
Sr. Network Engineer
Qwest Communications
612-664-3367

"You don't make the poor richer by making the rich poorer." --Winston
Churchill




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