MAD assist device requirements

  • A MAD assist device must have support for LACP (IEEE 802.1AX) LAG interfaces.

  • It should be SNMPv2 enabled and community information must be configured on the VSF device as part of MAD configuration.

  • It should have support for LLDP (IEEE 802.1ab rev) and the basic management TLV set as defined there in.

  • It should support SNMP GET access to the LLDP remote MIB (IEEE 802.1AB D13) and the ifTable MIB (RFC 2683). Aruba switches have LLDP enabled by default.

  • Support for ARP is required.