Above is the IP Packet Switching architecture, with the IP Route / ARP Table at the "Control Plane" at the Top, which then feeds the FIB (Forward Information Base) aka IP CEF and Adjacency Table to perform Hardware Packet Switching. Packet Switching is covered extremely in depth in this article, however it will be briefly … Continue reading TSHOOT – IPv4 Route Selection / Packet Switching process, Static Routing for IPv4 and IPv6 with troubleshooting!
This is meant to be more geared "CEF" Packet Switching technology, but you can't really appreciate the evolution of Packet Switching, without first knowing its history along with the Cisco hardware modules on their current devices that make CEF possible. The being said, a quick review of Packet Switching methods leading up to CEF! Process-Switching … Continue reading MLS Packet Switching – A brief history, CEF, Adjacency Table, Terminology, Hardware explanations and SDM Template considerations!