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Health monitoring of free buffer counts

Description In rare circumstances, a Single Event Upset may cause an underflow in the free list of buffers of a switch chip. This can cause the chip to stop forwarding packets. Recovery from this state typically requires the affected chip to be reset. This new feature allows customers to take user-defined actions when the count of buffers in use exceeds the buffers configured in the system, with a default being to log to /var/log/messages. Platform compatibility DCS-7020R DCS-7280R DCS-7280R2 DCS-7280R3 DCS-7500R DCS-7500R2 DCS-7500R3 Configuration The HealthMonitorBuffersHandler has been added as a built-in event-handler. No configuration is required to set it...
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Event Manager Custom bash counters

Introduction The EOS Event Manager feature provides the ability to specify a condition and an action to be carried out when that condition is detected. It is a flexible and configurable way to automate the reaction to conditions without the need for a system operator to observe and apply the desired actions manually. This feature extends the on-counters event handler by providing the ability to create custom counters based on the output of bash commands. The on-counters Event Handler The on-counters event handler extension to the Event Manager, provides a framework to specify a condition in the form a logical expression...
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Event Manager on-logging handler

Introduction The EOS Event Manager feature, introduced in 4.17.0F,  provides the ability to specify a condition and an action to be carried out when that condition is detected. It is a flexible and configurable way to automate the reaction to conditions without the need for a system operator to observe and apply the desired actions manually. The on-logging event handler extension to the Event Manager provides a framework to detect text strings in Syslog messages. When the condition is met, an action specified by the user will be carried out. The regular expression pattern matching is done on the messages in...
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Introduction to Managing EOS Devices – Automation and Extensibility

Note: This article is part of the Introduction to Managing EOS Devices series: https://eos.arista.com/introduction-to-managing-eos-devices/      5) Automation and Extensibility   The Arista EOS facilitates task automation, provisioning, and extending capabilities on the Arista switches. The following features are available on all the platforms: Managing extensions and applications AEM: Event Manager AEM: CLI Scheduler     5.1) Managing EOS Extensions   The most simple and efficient way to make the most of the extensibility on which EOS is built is through the use of extensions.  An extension is a pre-packaged optional feature or set of scripts in an RPM or SWIX format....
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