• Author : Peter Lam


Leaf Smart System Upgrade (SSU)

Leaf Smart System Upgrade (SSU) provides the ability to upgrade the EOS image with minimal traffic disruption. Platform compatibility DCS-7050X (excluding DCS-7050SX-72, DCS-7050SX-96, DCS-7050TX-72 and DCS-7050TX-96) Configuration BGP Graceful Restart For hitless restart of BGP and MP-BGP, BGP graceful restart must be enabled on the switch using the graceful-restart command in BGP configuration mode. The default restart time value (300 seconds) is appropriate for most configurations. Arista(config)#router bgp 64496 Arista(config-router-bgp)#graceful-restart BGP peers (receiving speakers) must support graceful restart helper. Switches running EOS 4.13.0 and greater have this mode configured by default. Prepare the switch Prior to starting a Leaf Smart System Upgrade (SSU):...
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