The final section in this chapter describes some additional Cisco Catalyst switch security features. The following features are described in this section:
- Storm Control
- Protected Ports
- Port Blocking
The storm control feature, also referred to as the traffic suppression feature, prevents network traffic from being disrupted by Broadcast, Multicast, or Unicast packet storms (i.e. floods) on any of the physical interfaces on the Cisco Catalyst switch. This feature monitors inbound packets on a physical interface over a 1-second interval and compares them to a configured storm . . .
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