SLPP Guard – Simple Loop Prevention Protocol Configuration for Edge Ports (XOS/SwitchEngine)

On VOSS/FabricEngine SLPP should be configured on every VLAN at the point where it leaves the fabric and meets a non-fabric loop prevention strategy.  This will prevent any loops from impacting the fabric by closing down ports where a loop is detected. The below assumes you already have SLPP configured on your upstream switches. If […]

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Extreme Networks Out-of-Band (OOB) Management Port Fails EXOS 31.7.2.28-patch1-75

At the time of writing (29/03/2024) the recommended EXOS (SwitchEngine) version for the X450-g2, X460-g2 and 5420 (as well as other hardware) is EXOS 31.7.2.28-patch1-75. We recently purchased some new 5420 switches and are upgrading some existing X450-g2 and X460-g2 to the latest recommended software versions. However we have identified an issue that currently at […]

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Clearing a Trial Licence (XOS/SwitchEngine)

A trial licence is fine for testing some stuff, but if you need to remove it, for example when it causes you issues in a stack when the master thinks it on perimeter, but the backup is not. Remove Licence (Option 1) https://extreme-networks.my.site.com/ExtrArticleDetail?n=000001267 Remove Licence (Option 2) https://extreme-networks.my.site.com/ExtrArticleDetail?an=000092952 Verify Current Licence Removing Stacking Licence Level

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Port Partitioning/Channelising Extreme Networks VOSS FabricEngine Switch

The Extreme Networks VOSS FabricEngine switches allow for the port partitioning (channelising) of a QSFP28 or QSFP+ port the same as is the case on an Extreme Networks XOS (SwitchEngine) switch. The following example details how this can be completed. The following was used to complete the testing and proof of operation: In this example 100Gbit QSFP28 interface which […]

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Extreme Networks VOSS/FabricEngine SNMP Interface Errors

The following can get the errors out for a particular interface (port), in this case we are looking for the InErrors (RXErrors) and OutErrors (TXErrors). For example ID: Only issue i’ve found is that interface errors in VOSS/FabricEngine seem to include RX or TX errors plus annoyingly things like oversized packets. So if you have […]

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