HP Comware 5130 IRF setup


We have 2 x HP 5130 EI switches, but we are having trouble settng up IRF. We want to use two of the 10G interfaces on each, but following the guide is getting us nowhere. Can someone help?

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Richard MurphySenior Network AnalystCommented:
you have to configure and save IRF setup before you connect the switches together.

Log in to the switch

Switch 1

[HP]irf member 1 priority 30
[HP]interface ten 1/0/51
[HP]interface ten 1/0/52
[HP]irf-port 1/1
[HP-irf-port1/1]port group interface Ten-GigabitEthernet 1/0/51
[HP]irf-port 1/2
[HP-irf-port1/2]port group interface Ten-GigabitEthernet 1/0/52
[HP]interface ten 1/0/51
[HP-interface-tenGigabitEthernet1/0/51]undo shut
[HP]interface ten 1/0/52
[HP-interface-tenGigabitEthernet1/0/52]undo shut
[HP]irf-port-configuration active

Switch 2

[HP]irf member 1 renumber 2

[HP]interface ten 2/0/51
[HP]interface ten 2/0/52
[HP]irf-port 2/1
[HP-irf-port2/1]port group interface Ten-GigabitEthernet 2/0/51
[HP]irf-port 2/2
[HP-irf-port2/2]port group interface Ten-GigabitEthernet 2/0/52
[HP]interface ten 2/0/51
[HP-interface-tenGigabitEthernet2/0/51]undo shut
[HP]interface ten 2/0/52
[HP-interface-tenGigabitEthernet2/0/52]undo shut
[HP]irf-port-configuration active

Rinse and repeat for other switches in the stack up to 4

Remember not to connect the switches together before the IRF is configured and connect the cables on their opposites irf-port1/1 to irf-port2/2 ect...

Hope this helps

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