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Pinned topic vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

‏2013-02-05T15:01:14Z |
Hi all

Anyone have some docs how to configure vNIC in a x node with shared uplink vNIC mode?

Thanks
Updated on 2013-03-21T21:27:06Z at 2013-03-21T21:27:06Z by SystemAdmin
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-05T21:16:32Z  
    what operating system?

    IBM Pure Flex How-to
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-05T21:18:11Z  
    what operating system?

    IBM Pure Flex How-to
    Have you looked at: http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/flexsys/information/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.acc.8737.doc%2Fsetting_up_LOM_feature.html

    here for the I/O modules: http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/flexsys/information/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.acc.8737.doc%2Fsetting_up_LOM_feature.html

    IBM FlexSystems Configuration
  • SystemAdmin
    SystemAdmin
    51 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-07T17:46:15Z  
    Have you looked at: http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/flexsys/information/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.acc.8737.doc%2Fsetting_up_LOM_feature.html

    here for the I/O modules: http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/flexsys/information/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.acc.8737.doc%2Fsetting_up_LOM_feature.html

    IBM FlexSystems Configuration
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:02Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:52Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:52Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:54Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:54Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:54Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:55Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:56Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:58Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:58Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:59Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:59Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:59Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:59Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:28:59Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:29:00Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • esarakaitis
    esarakaitis
    38 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-02-12T19:29:47Z  
    Hi esarakaitis,

    Thanks for the response.

    I'm using Red Hat 6.3.
    The links that you sent are the same. I know how to enable vNIC in x240 node, but I was reading the redbook SG247984, and it said:

    As noted, there are two types of switch-dependent vNIC mode: Dedicated uplink mode and
    shared uplink mode. Both modes have the concept of a vNIC group on the switch. This
    concept is used to associated vNICs and physical ports into virtual switches within the
    chassis. How these vNIC groups are used is the primary difference between dedicated uplink
    mode and shared uplink mode.

    Shared uplink mode
    Shared uplink mode is a global option that can be enabled on an I/O module that has vNIC
    enabled. Changing the I/O module to share uplink mode allows you to share an uplink among
    vNIC groups, which reduces the number of uplinks required.
    It also changes the way the vNIC groups process packets for tagging. In shared uplink mode,
    the servers no longer use tags. Instead, the vNIC group VLAN acts as a tag that is placed on
    the packet. When a server sends a packet and it gets to the vNIC group, it gets a tag placed
    on it equal to the vNIC group VLAN. The packet is then sent out the uplink tagged with that
    VLAN.

    I need know how change in my I/O module (EN4093) to share uplink among vNIC groups. In the past I tried this without success.
    I just logged into my switch and did not see that configuration mentioned, below is my config:
    Config Dump
    version "7.2.2.2"
    switch-type "IBM Flex System Fabric EN4093 10Gb Scalable Switch"
    !
    !
    system idle 60
    !
    !
    interface port INTA1
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA2
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA3
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA4
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA5
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA6
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA7
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA8
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA9
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA10
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA11
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA12
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA13
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port INTA14
    tagging
    pvid 4091
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT1
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT2
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT3
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT4
    pvid 4092
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT5
    pvid 4091
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT6
    pvid 4093
    no auto
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT7
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT8
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT9
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXT10
    pvid 4093
    exit
    !
    interface port EXTM
    shutdown
    exit
    !
    vlan 1
    no member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT10
    !
    !
    vlan 4091
    enable
    name "OS Mgmt"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT5
    !
    !
    vlan 4092
    enable
    name "Data"
    member INTA1-INTA14,EXT1-EXT4
    !
    !
    vlan 4093
    enable
    name "Device Mgmt"
    member EXT6-EXT10
    !
    !
    !
    spanning-tree stp 123 vlan 4091
    spanning-tree stp 124 vlan 4092
    spanning-tree stp 125 vlan 4093
    !
    no logging console
    !
    interface port EXT1
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT2
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT3
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    interface port EXT4
    lacp mode active
    lacp key 3000
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    !
    ntp enable
    ntp ipv6 primary-server fe80::211:25ff:fec3:4e62 MGT
    ntp interval 15
    ntp authenticate
    ntp primary-key 19176
    !
    ntp message-digest-key 19176 md5-ekey 412bc844000088009472a3a7c3b02bf29b46f828f45fd5a33c6b8c66fb22ad7872d8a2645b135d2016735cec6467d315d20aabbf76409ce271a0ad7db890689a
    !
    ntp trusted-key 19176
    !
    end
  • SystemAdmin
    SystemAdmin
    51 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-03-21T21:27:06Z  
    Problem solved using next-generation vNIC - Unified Fabric Port (UFP).

    ufp enable
    ufp port INTA2 enable
    ufp port INTA2 vport 1
    network mode tunnel
    network default-vlan 10
    enable
    exit
    ufp port INTA2 vport 2
    network mode tunnel
    network default-vlan 20
    enable
    exit
    ufp port INTA2 vport 3
    network mode tunnel
    network default-vlan 30
    enable
    exit
    ufp port INTA2 vport 4
    network mode tunnel
    network default-vlan 40
    enable
    exit
    vlan 10
    enable
    name "VLAN 10"
    member EXT1
    vmember INTA2.1

    vlan 20
    enable
    name "VLAN 20"
    member EXT1
    vmember INTA2.2
    vlan 30
    enable
    name "VLAN 30"
    member EXT1
    vmember INTA2.3

    vlan 40
    enable
    name "VLAN 40"
    member EXT1
    vmember INTA2.4
  • Mateusz Kryszkiewicz
    3 Posts

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-07-04T22:02:41Z  
    Problem solved using next-generation vNIC - Unified Fabric Port (UFP).

    ufp enable
    ufp port INTA2 enable
    ufp port INTA2 vport 1
    network mode tunnel
    network default-vlan 10
    enable
    exit
    ufp port INTA2 vport 2
    network mode tunnel
    network default-vlan 20
    enable
    exit
    ufp port INTA2 vport 3
    network mode tunnel
    network default-vlan 30
    enable
    exit
    ufp port INTA2 vport 4
    network mode tunnel
    network default-vlan 40
    enable
    exit
    vlan 10
    enable
    name "VLAN 10"
    member EXT1
    vmember INTA2.1

    vlan 20
    enable
    name "VLAN 20"
    member EXT1
    vmember INTA2.2
    vlan 30
    enable
    name "VLAN 30"
    member EXT1
    vmember INTA2.3

    vlan 40
    enable
    name "VLAN 40"
    member EXT1
    vmember INTA2.4

    Assuming that ingress frames on vPorts are already tagged (from hypervisor) doesn`t this setup makes frames leaving through EXT1 double tagged?

    Updated on 2013-07-04T22:34:08Z at 2013-07-04T22:34:08Z by Mateusz Kryszkiewicz
  • NishantW
    NishantW
    1 Post

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-07-26T05:50:58Z  
    Problem solved using next-generation vNIC - Unified Fabric Port (UFP).

    ufp enable
    ufp port INTA2 enable
    ufp port INTA2 vport 1
    network mode tunnel
    network default-vlan 10
    enable
    exit
    ufp port INTA2 vport 2
    network mode tunnel
    network default-vlan 20
    enable
    exit
    ufp port INTA2 vport 3
    network mode tunnel
    network default-vlan 30
    enable
    exit
    ufp port INTA2 vport 4
    network mode tunnel
    network default-vlan 40
    enable
    exit
    vlan 10
    enable
    name "VLAN 10"
    member EXT1
    vmember INTA2.1

    vlan 20
    enable
    name "VLAN 20"
    member EXT1
    vmember INTA2.2
    vlan 30
    enable
    name "VLAN 30"
    member EXT1
    vmember INTA2.3

    vlan 40
    enable
    name "VLAN 40"
    member EXT1
    vmember INTA2.4

    Does that mean vNIC uplink sharing mode doesn't work in VNIC mode ? Is it not a defect ?

    I am also facing the similar issue with VNIC Mode 1 (Switch independent Mode) where i need to change the pvid of the uplink port say EXT1

    So, I  can at time only work with single vnic link.

    Can anyone please help me here.

     

     

     

     

  • Jonn
    Jonn
    1 Post

    Re: vNIC and shared uplink vNIC mode

    ‏2013-07-31T19:42:32Z  
    • NishantW
    • ‏2013-07-26T05:50:58Z

    Does that mean vNIC uplink sharing mode doesn't work in VNIC mode ? Is it not a defect ?

    I am also facing the similar issue with VNIC Mode 1 (Switch independent Mode) where i need to change the pvid of the uplink port say EXT1

    So, I  can at time only work with single vnic link.

    Can anyone please help me here.

     

     

     

     

    vNICgroups and UFP mode are best used with separate uplinks. If shared uplink mode is used the outer tags remain when leaving the switch and therefore an upstream switch needs to understand what is happening and remove the out tags there.

    If you require to have multiple VLAN's running over different vNIC's and sharing the uplink, use either access mode or trunk mode on the vPort and the VLAN assignment will sortout where the traffic goes without any QinQ.