Setting up an IRF fabric
Network topology
Basic concepts
Interface naming conventions
File system naming conventions
Configuration synchronization
Loop elimination mechanism
Master election
Multi-active handling procedure
MAD mechanisms
Hardware compatibility
General restrictions and configuration guidelines
Software requirements
IRF physical interface requirements
Connecting IRF ports
Feature compatibility and configuration restrictions
Configuration backup
Setup and configuration task list
Planning the IRF fabric setup
Assigning a member ID to each IRF member device
Specifying a priority for each member device
Connecting IRF physical interfaces
Binding physical interfaces to IRF ports
Configuration restrictions and guidelines
Configuration procedure
Accessing the IRF fabric
Bulk-configuring basic IRF settings for a member device
Configuring a member device description
Configuring IRF link load sharing mode
Configuring the global load sharing mode
Configuring a port-specific load sharing mode
Configuring the IRF bridge MAC address
Configuration restrictions and guidelines
Specifying a MAC address as the IRF bridge MAC address
Configuring IRF bridge MAC persistence
Enabling software auto-update for software image synchronization
Configuration prerequisites
Configuration procedure
Setting the IRF link down report delay
Configuring MAD
Configuring LACP MAD
Configuring BFD MAD
Configuring ARP MAD
Configuring ND MAD
Excluding a port or interface from the shutdown action upon detection of multi-active collision
Recovering an IRF fabric
Removing an expansion interface card that has IRF physical interfaces
Replacing an expansion interface card that has IRF physical interfaces
Displaying and maintaining an IRF fabric
Configuration examples
LACP MAD-enabled IRF configuration example
BFD MAD-enabled IRF configuration example
ARP MAD-enabled IRF configuration example
ND MAD-enabled IRF configuration example
Document conventions and icons
Network topology icons
Support and other resources
Accessing Hewlett Packard Enterprise Support
Accessing updates
Customer self repair
Remote support
Documentation feedback