• Category : CCF


CCF & DMF Interface Optics Troubleshooting

Overview Aside from the usual Layer 1 troubleshooting thats available, there are a few other steps  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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Use cases for CCF vCenter integration

Overview This article will describe some supported and unsupported scenarios for interface-group creation on Converged Cloud Fabric (CCF) based on NIC teaming and load balancing policy used on the vCenter side.  It is applicable for Converged Cloud Fabric (CCF) deployments using vCenter integration. The following NIC teaming policies are supported on the vCenter side: Routing based on IP hash Source MAC hash Originating virtual port Explicit failover order  Routing based on physical NIC load. The teaming policies will be broadly classified as either IP-hash (Route based on IP hash) or non-IP-hash policies (remaining 4 policies) on the CCF side. With...
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DMF Downgrade/ Fresh Install

DMF Downgrade/ Fresh Install   Please be advised downgrading of DMF version image using the “upgrade launch” procedure is not supported. There are 2 ways to perform the downgrades. Loading the alternate boot partition which consists of the previous DMF version image or doing a fresh install via IDRAC. IDRAC Fresh install may be used when you don’t have the previous DMF image on the alternate partition. IDRAC Fresh Install Using IDRAC we can perform a fresh install of the ISO on a device. The process is the same for Controller nodes, Analytics nodes, and Service nodes. Ensure you have...
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