April 2022

Cisco 8000 NPU Traps Monitoring

19 minutes read

On Cisco 8000, Network Processing Unit (NPU) traps are raised in response to the type of packets received by the router. This post will describe how to retrieve Cisco 8000 NPU traps counters through telemetry using gNMI interface.

March 2022

December 2021

Cisco 8201 High Level Architecture and Performance

5 minutes read

This short article will first cover Cisco 8201 high level internal architecture. Then, a quick and simple lab test will demonstrate how it can achieve 10.8Tbps at target Non-Drop Rate (NDR). This test will address recent concerns raised about its forwarding performance.