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Comware7: MAD BFD support on Management Ethernet port

Multiple-Active Detection (MAD) is used to detect a split brain in an IRF system. When the MAD BFD method is used, a dedicated Layer3 VLAN interface needs to be configured for the MAD BFD operation. This VLAN should be directly … Continue reading

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Provision support for IRF MAD LACP Split brain detection

When you use IRF to group multiple Comware switches into 1 logical device, it is generally recommended to enable some split brain detection (split brain happens when all the stacking links are down). For the MAD LACP method, only Comware … Continue reading

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Comware5 ISSU: Unknown (manual procedure)

Remember to read the basic ISSU article first: https://abouthpnetworking.com/2014/03/24/comware5-issu-basics/ In the previous post we have seen the: compatible ISSU: https://abouthpnetworking.com/2014/03/24/comware5-issu-compatible/ incompatible ISSU: https://abouthpnetworking.com/2014/03/24/comware5-issu-incompatible/ In this article, we will look at the detailed steps of the Unknown ISSU.

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Comware5 ISSU: Incompatible

Remember to read the basic ISSU article first: https://abouthpnetworking.com/2014/03/24/comware5-issu-basics/ In the previous post we have seen the compatible ISSU type. https://abouthpnetworking.com/2014/03/24/comware5-issu-compatible/ In this article, we will look at the detailed steps of the Incompatible ISSU.

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Comware7 IRF MAD LACP : New selection method !

Most people working with IRF will be aware of the MAD (Multiple Active (Master) Detection) process. In this article we will review the operation of MAD LACP on Comware5 and the changes in the implementation for Comware7 devices.

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