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Author Archives: Peter Debruyne
Comware7: OSPF over IP Unnumbered Ethernet
This is a feature that seems to exist already for a while in Comware 7 (it works even in Simware, which is pretty old by now), but I just discovered it recently: IP unnumbered interfaces on Ethernet with OSPF point-to-point … Continue reading
Device LLDP PVID mismatch
Several access devices, such as APs and IP Phones, support LLDP and that is very convenient for discovery and troubleshooting. However, these devices may include the locally configured PVID (the untagged VLAN) in their outgoing LLDP frames. This may result … Continue reading
Posted in ArubaOS-Switch, Comware7, Provision Tagged Aruba Networks, ArubaOS-Switch, comware7, lldp, provision Leave a comment
Comware7: Configuration commit delay
In the old days it was quite common to schedule a device reboot e.g. 5 min ahead when ‘tricky’ remote device changes had to be performed over an in-band connection such as SSH/telnet. In case the config changes provided the … Continue reading
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ArubaOS-Switch 16.02: unsupported transceiver option
The 16.02 release for the ArubaOS-Switch (Provision) wired switches includes a welcome ‘new’ feature to enable the use of unsupported transceivers.
Posted in ArubaOS-Switch Tagged ArubaOS-Switch, provision, transceiver 15 Comments
ArubaOS-Switch 16.01 – Device profile for Aruba AP
When deploying a wireless network, the network admin still needs to configure the wired network switch ports for the Access Point connections. The device profile feature in ArubaOS-Switch simplifies this action.
Posted in Aruba Wireless, ArubaOS-Switch, Provision Tagged Aruba Networks, ArubaOS-Switch, device profile, provision 3 Comments
Comware supports HPE Smart SAN for 3PAR
When configuring a Fibre Channel storage environment, there are basically 2 parts in the configuration:
I attended the Aruba Mobility Bootcamp and the Clearpass Essentials training in January. Both courses (MBC and CPE) provide a solid overview and introduction of the Aruba Controller feature set and the Clearpass Policy Manager (RADIUS, TACACS, Guest, BYOD and … Continue reading
Posted in HP ExpertOne Program Tagged ACCP, ACMP, Aruba Networks, certification 2 Comments
Busy and interesting times!
It has been a while since new content has been posted, mainly due to time constraints/other priorities, but I’ll try to make it up in the next weeks!
Posted in Product announcements Tagged Aruba Networks, ArubaOS-Switch, HPE, provision Leave a comment
HP VSR E0321 Release: IRF has arrived for NFV!
HP has released version E0321 for the Virtual Services Router (VSR) platform. This is a major new release, which includes some very cool new features, such as IRF for the virtual platform.
Posted in Comware7, IRF Tagged bridgeaggregation, comware7, irf, redundancy group, redundant ethernet, reth, vsr Leave a comment
HP Releases 6127XLG blade switch for HP Blade enclosure
HP has released the 6127XLG blade switch for the C7000 blade enclosure. This Comware7 based switch is the big brother of the 6125XLG, so while the 6125XLG supported 10G server access, the 6127XLG includes support for the 20G server access … Continue reading
Comware 7 autodeploy supports Python scripts
I recently discovered that the Comware auto-configuration feature also supports Python scripts. In the traditional auto configuration setup, a TFTP server and TFTP boot filename are used to deploy a (basic initial) configuration to the network devices.
Simware 7.1.59 download available for all users
HP has released an updated version of the Comware simulator Simware, no license or registration is required to use this tool.
Comware 7: QOS Queue Management Profile qmprofile enhancement
On the 5900 platform, any change in the interface queue configuration had to be configured at the interface level. When a network administrator wants to use FCoE, the interface queue configuration is used by DCBX to configure the server CNA … Continue reading
5900/5930 R2416 Released!
5900 and 5930 have now updated firmware: R2416. This is a major new release for both platforms. Take a look at the release notes, since there are many enhancements for both platforms. 5900: https://h10145.www1.hp.com/downloads/SoftwareReleases.aspx?ProductNumber=JC772A&lang=&cc=&prodSeriesId= 5930: https://h10145.www1.hp.com/downloads/SoftwareReleases.aspx?ProductNumber=JG726A&lang=&cc=&prodSeriesId= For the 5900, this … Continue reading
Posted in Comware7 Tagged comware7, enhanced irf, fc, irf, irf3, ovsdb, vxlan Leave a comment
Unified Wireless console logging filtering
Once wireless is configured, the console of the Unified controller can get lots of messages about wlan events or portsec login failures. You can use the undo terminal monitor to get rid of all messages, or you can just disable … Continue reading
Posted in Unified Wireless Tagged console, info-center, unified wireless 3 Comments