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HP 5900AF initial setup & IRF configuration,For a complex project with many moving pieces, finding the right place to start can be difficult. We want to make sure we have a good foundation so that there will be less stress as we continue to add c…
http://www.ebrahma.com/2016/05/hp-5900af-initial-setup-irf-configuration/

Getting ready for next-gen IRF !

HP Comware switches have had IRF (Intelligent Resilient Framework) for years, and it was the basis of more simplified network topologies. Now it seems HP is preparing a next-generation of IRF !

The current I…
http://www.ebrahma.com/2015/07/getting-ready-for-next-gen-irf/

Comware IRF: L2 MAC Address roaming.

IRF is used on Comware switches (and some routers as well now) to virtualize 2 or more devices as 1 virtual device.

This is a very convenient way to simplify the network setup and management. Although IR…
http://www.ebrahma.com/2015/07/comware-irf-l2-mac-address-roaming/

Provision support for IRF MAD LACP Split brain detection.

When you use IRF to group multiple Comware switches into 1 logical device,

it is generally recommended to enable some split brain detection (split brain

happens when all the stack…
http://www.ebrahma.com/2015/07/provision-support-for-irf-mad-lacp-split-brain-detection/

How to Configure IRF ON HP 5800
This is a quick primer on running IRF on a couple of HP 5800.

IRFv2 systems are connected using any 10GbE interface:

CX4
SFP+
XFP
XENPAK

A best practice of connecting IRF members is connecting them in…
http://www.ebrahma.com/2014/04/how-to-configure-irf-on-hp-5800/

This is a quick primer on running IRF on a couple of HP 5800.

IRFv2 systems are connected using any 10GbE interface:

CX4
SFP+
XFP
XENPAK

A best practice of connecting IRF members is connecting them in a ring-like fashion. This guaran…
http://www.ebrahma.com/2014/04/how-to-configure-irf-on-hp-5800/