LISP Hardware and Software Support...

LISP Hardware and Software Support...

LISP support is available across a wide range of Cisco platforms and operating systems. Specific LISP features and functions have been and are being introduced according to priorities for the rolls certain platforms may be expected to provide within the network.

The information provided on this page is intended to list the current LISP features and functions supported across various platforms, their software releases, and any caveats or restrictions that might apply. As a general recommendation, please check the release notes for each specific platform.


LISP Feature Support by Operating System

The following table list the LISP features by platform OS

 
IOS
IOS-XE
NX-OS
IOS-XR
Cat 6K
Roles
ITR/ETR yes yes yes yes yes
PITR/PETR yes yes yes yes yes
MS/MR yes yes yes ASR9K yes
RTR [1] yes yes roadmap roadmap roadmap
AF Support
EID v4/v6 yes yes yes yes yes
RLOC v4/v6 yes yes v4 only yes
(v6 added in 5.3.0)
v4 only
Virtualization
Shared yes yes yes yes yes
Parallel yes yes yes yes yes
Mobility
ESM/ASM yes yes yes N/A ASM only
ESM Multi-Hop yes yes yes N/A roadmap
Multicast
Phase 1 yes yes yes roadmap roadmap
NAT-Traversal
NAT-T [2] testing testing N/A N/A roadmap

Updated: 19 April 2015


Hardware Supporting LISP

The following table list Cisco Hardware supporting LISP, and any notable caveats or restrictions.

IOS Platforms

 
Software
Notes
ISRG1
1800 Series
2800 Series
3800 Series
7200 Series
Engineering Build Only
15.5(2)XB1
EOS/EOL rules
15.5(2)XB1 Release Notes
Command Ref Guide
Config Guides
ISRG2
800 Series
1900 Series
2900 Series
3900 Series
Mainline Release
15.5(2)T

Engineering Build
15.5(2)XB1
License:datak9 [1]
15.5(2)T Release Notes
Command Ref Guide
Config Guides

[1] LISP requires the datak9 license. Encryption requires the securityk9 license. IOS Licensing
[2] LISP Engineering Build provide: (a) LISP support in ISRG1 devices, and (b) support for new features that will move to later mainline releases. Engineering builds should only be used when necessary, are not recommended in production (unless necessary) but are fully-TAC supported when being used to run LISP.

Updated: 12 August 2015


IOS-XE Platforms

 
Software
Notes
ASR1K
ASR 1001, -X
ASR 1002, -X
ASR 1004
ASR 1006
ASR 1013
ISR 4000-series
Mainline Release
ASR1K: 3.15.0S(ED)
4000-series: 3.15.0S(ED)

Engineering Build
15.5(2)S1
License:Advanced IP Services or Advanced Enterprise Services
3.15.0S Release Notes
Command Ref Guide
Config Guides
CSR1KV
CSR1KV Mainline Release
CSR1KV: 3.15.0S
License:Premium or AX
3.15.0S Release Notes
Command Ref Guide
Config Guides

Cloud Services Router Free Trial
Amazon Web Services AWS


[1] LISP requires the Advanced IP Services or Advanced Enterprise Services license. Encryption is included. ASR1K Licensing
[2] LISP Engineering Build provide: (a) LISP support in ISRG1 devices, and (b) support for new features that will move to later mainline releases. Engineering builds should only be used when necessary, are not recommended in production (unless necessary) but are fully-TAC supported when being used to run LISP.

Updated: 12 August 2015


NX-OS Platforms

 
Software
Notes
Nexus 7000
Nexus 7000 Series
Nexus 7700 Series
Mainline Release
7000 Series: 6.2(12)
7700 Series: 6.2(12)
License:Transport Services
NX-OS 6.2(8) Release Notes
Command Ref Guide
Config Guides


[1] Requires M1-32 LC modules. F1 modules and the F2e LC module can be used for LISP using proxy forwarding to an installed M1-32 LC module
[2] When LISP ESM Multi-hop is deployed and the N7K is acting as the First-Hop-Router, any Layer 3-capable line card may be used to perform dynamic-eid detection. (Mixing of Line Card types within a single chassis or single VDC is subject to published LC guidelines.)
[3] Beginning with NX-OS 7.2(0), F3 modules will also support LISP

Updated: 19 April 2015


IOS-XR Platforms

 
Software
Notes
ASR 9000
ASR 9000 Series
Mainline Release
ASR 9000 Series: 5.3.0(MD)
License: base image
IOS-XR 5.3.0(MD) Release Notes
Command Ref Guide


[1] LISP support requires Typhoon line cards ASR9K Line Cards
[2] CRS 3 also supports basic LISP xTR and PxTR functionality only

Updated: 19 April 2015


Catalyst 6K Platforms

 
Software
Notes
Cat 6K
Catalyst 6500 Series
Catalyst 6800 Series
Mainline Release
Cat 6500 Series: 15.2.1-SY0a(ED)
Cat 6800 Series: 15.2.1-SY0a(ED)
License: --
15.2.1-SY0a(ED) Release Notes
Command Ref Guide
Config Guides


[1] Cat 6500 and 6800 support xTR (IPv4-only RLOC), shared mode virtualization, PxTR, MS and MR functionality
[2] Cat 6500 Requires Sup2T supervisor engine and WS-X6904-40GE or WS-X6908-10G line cards
[3] Cat 6880-X (semi-fixed chassis) - supported on all ports at FCS: 15.1(2)SY1 for the baseboard and 15.1(2)SY2 for the port cards
[4] Cat 6807-XL (modular chassis) - supported with Sup2T and 6900 series line cards (6908 and 6904) at FCS: 15.1(2)SY1 (not supported natively on Sup2T, need 6900 modules for encap/decap)

Updated: 19 April 2015