Generating an input JSON for Addon switches

  • Supported web browser – Google Chrome (Version 56 and above) and Firefox (Version 48 and above).

  • The starter kit must already be deployed in NPS.

  1. Log in to HPE Smart CID. You can login using one of the following options:
    • HPE Employee Login - If you are an HPE employee, use your Virtual DigitalBadge to login.

    • Customer / Partners Login - If you are a customer or a partner, use your HPE Passport login credentials. If you do not have the HPE Passport credentials, click Create an account, and follow the steps to create a user account. For any assistance, reach out to HPE Sales and Support team.

  2. Select Start a new CID.
  3. From Select Converged System drop-down menu, select HPE Telco Infrastructure Configuration Generator, and click Start.

    The Welcome to HPE Telco Infrastructure Configuration Generator page is displayed.

  4. Click Start.

    The Settings > Modules page is displayed.

  5. In the Modules page, perform the following substeps:
    1. Select Addon Kit as the configuration type.
    2. Select the Addon Type as Addon - Switch.
    3. Select the modules as selected during the starter kit TICG generation.
    4. If the starter kit was deployed with a VIM, select the VIM module and choose the same VIM option from the Virtual Infrastructure Manager drop-down.
    5. Click Next.

      The Settings > Global Settings page is displayed.

  6. In the Global Settings page, perform the following substeps:
    1. Enter the Deployment Name provided during the starter kit TICG generation.
    2. Select the OOBM IP Allocation field as Manual or DHCP.
    3. Enter the iLO-OOBM CIDR IP range if the OOBM IP allocation was chosen as Manual.
    4. Provide a Username and Password. This will auto populate the username and password fields for all for Servers, Management Switches, and Platforms where applicable.
  7. Click Next.

    The Settings > Switch page is displayed.

  8. In the Switch page, perform the following substeps:
    1. Select the Data Switch NOS type.
    2. Enter the number of data switches required and a name for the switch.
    3. Enter the Data Switch Password.
  9. Click Next.

    The Advanced Settings > Hardware Components page is displayed.

  10. In the Hardware Components page, click the pencil icon to make the edits to the fields required for the switch.
  11. Click Save to finalize the entries. You can click Previous to go back to previous page or click Preview to see the structure of the JSON.