HP Blades Network Setup

Posted on 2011-10-14
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I am setting up a system  which involves two HP Blade enclosures with 4 blade servers each, that connect to two HP Procurve switches which then connect to load balancers, and then to a firewall. Diagram Attached.

Each enclosure has two switches on two modules as showin in the diagram.

My questions:

1) As you can see i used a simulator to plan spanning tree in advanced, in fact i lowered the spanning tree priority of the HP switches so that all their ports are all active. Do you think this is good?
2) I am not familar with Blade module switches, am i correct in thinking of them as normal switces connected to each other as in the diagram?
3) Do you thing the setup is correct? Am i missing somthing here?
Question by:Jack-Black
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andyalder earned 2000 total points
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Which switches have you got, they do catalyst, procurve and I forget the name of the other make for c-class enclosure.

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Jack-Black earned 0 total points
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PROCURVE Switches, and on the enclosure  HP GbE2c Layer 2,3

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