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CCF & DMF Interface Optics Troubleshooting

Overview Aside from the usual Layer 1 troubleshooting thats available, there are a few other stepsĀ  that can be taken to identify Layer 1 interface issues. 1. Basic Layer 1 Troubleshooting Please ensure you’ve completed the following Layer 1 troubleshooting before moving forward. That would include Reseating the optics Replacing the optics Moving the optics to another port on the switch Cleaning the cables/fiber Changing the cables Loopback testing Ensuring the port speed and optic types are the same 2. HCL Compliant optics The next step would to check if the optics used are HCL compliant, meaning are these optics...
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CCF/DMF Support Bundle

This article covers support bundle generation and tips on how to present the bundles to Arista Support for further analysis. Support bundles are a collection show,bash commands and logs in CCF (Converged Cloud Fabric) and DMF (Danz Monitoring Fabric). Formerly known as BCF and BMF respectively.   How to collect a support bundle CLI Commands From the CLI perspective, You can use the CLI command “Support” to generate the support bundle. BCF3-C1# support Generating diagnostic data bundle for technical support. This may take several minutes... Name : floodlight-support--BCF3-C1--2019-07-04--23-46-47--UTC--B3M5Aq.tar.gz Size : 1.45GB Fs path : /var/lib/floodlight/support/floodlight-support--BCF3-C1--2019-07-04--23-46-47--UTC--B3M5Aq.tar.gz Url : GUI From...
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DMF Upgrade procedures 7.x.x+

DMF Upgrade Procedures Overview This Document will provide the necessary steps to upgrade DMF and its respected nodes individually from 7.x.x onward. These upgrade steps are also present in the DMF deployment guide, starting on chapter 6. https://www.arista.com/en/support/software-download Switch/Node upgrades After the controllers have upgraded, the switches will automatically reboot to upgrade. Service nodes, starting from 7.x.x, will upgrade automatically similarly to fabric switches. Analytics and Recorder nodes need to be upgraded separately, which will be covered later in this document.   Steps for Upgrading Controllers 7.x.x to 8.x.x 1. Download your intended upgrade version ISO from the software downloads...
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