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Manufacturer: Cisco
Product ID: WS-F6K-DFC
Product Description: Dist Fwd Card for 65xx, 6816 Modules used with SUP2
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Warranty: Lifetime Warranty
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Pre-owned, used and refurbished Cisco WS-F6K-DFC

The WS-F6K-DFC from Cisco Systems is the Distributed Forwarding Card for 65xx and 6816 Modules used with SUP2. This daughter card is supported only by Supervisor Engine 2. The WS-F6K-DFC requires 2.10 A at 42 VDC power and offers 128 MB of memory. The Cisco WS-F6K-DFC is one of six available distributed forwarding cards available for installation on Catalyst 6500 series modules.

The Cisco WS-F6K-DFC available from MULTI-LINK (MLCP) is just one of the many options availabile in our extensive switch equipment inventory. If you would like to request a quote for a new, refurbished or used WS-F6K-DFC, simply add it to your quote cart or call us directly at 1-800-TO MULTI (866-8584) and speak with a representative today!

By maintaining a large WS-F6K-DFC inventory, MULTI-LINK can often ship on the same day or within 1-2 days of your order. We believe that "diversity" within our stock is critical to our customers, and so we provide an extensive selection of current and previous generation equipment, from fixed-config & modular switches, to interface cards and other insert components. Whatever your Cisco switch requirement, MULTI-LINK strives to be your one-stop source.

We approach every transaction as if it's the first in a hopefully long customer relationship. That hope guides our commitment to quality, and so we guarantee all used and refurbished WS-F6K-DFC will be tested to factory specifications by our onsite technicians, and we'll back it with our standard lifetime warranty.

In the middle of an equipment upgrade? If you have surplus WS-F6K-DFC or other network equipment, we'd like to hear from you. Please visit our Investment Recapture page to review various buy-back options, list your equipment on our Sell Us Your Surplus form or call us directly for assistance at 1-800-TO MULTI (866-8584).

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General Information
Manufacturer: Cisco
Product ID: WS-F6K-DFC
Product Description: Dist Fwd Card for 65xx, 6816 Modules used with SUP2
Product Type: Distributed Forwarding Engine
Marketing Information
The distributed forwarding card (DFC) for the Catalyst 6500 series delivers high-speed distributed services and forwarding for deployment in data-center backbones and server-farm aggregation. The DFC complements the centralized forwarding of the Catalyst 6500 Supervisor Engine 2 by distributing the centralized forwarding intelligence down to each DFC-enabled line-card module. This provides localized forwarding and service decisions on each line card and accelerates the forwarding performance of the Catalyst 6500 series to 100+ Mpps.
Technical Information
Application/Usage: Wide Area Network
Physical Characteristics
Height: 1.8"
Width: 15.4"
Depth: 16.8"
Weight (Approximate): 10 lb
Additional Information: Item Included:
  • Catalyst 6500 series switch (Catalyst 6506, 6509, 6509-NEB, or 6513)
  • Cisco 7600 series Internet Router (Cisco 7606, 7609, or 7613)
  • Supervisor Engine 2 with Multilayer Switch Feature Card 2 (MSFC2)

    Line cards currently supporting distributed forwarding via this card are listed below:
  • WS-X6516-GBIC
  • WS-X6816-GBIC

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