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How to setup and configure H3C 5500 4 Switches in stack ?

how to display mac and IP associated to which ports ?
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Oliver KaiserSystems EngineerCommented:
Setting up IRF on H3C switches:

1. Preconfigure every IRF member in standalone mode to assign IRF member IDs and define priorities for your IRF members (highest priority = master)

[H3C] irf member <member-id> <priority>

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2. Bind physical ports to IRF ports (links you want to use to interconnect the IRFs)
[H3C] irf-port <port-number>
[H3C-irf-port1/1] port group interface <port>

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3. Enable enchanced IRF mode (required if IRF member count > 2)
[H3C]irf mode enchanced

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4. Save configuration

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5. Set operating mode to IRF (switch will automatically reboot!)
<H3C>system view
[H3C] chassis convert mode irf

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Display mac addresses associated to an interface
<H3C> display mac-address interface <INTERFACE>

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Display ip addresses associated to interfaces
<H3C> display ip int brief

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Display ip address associated to mac addresses (arp table)
<H3C> display arp

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AXISHKAuthor Commented:
What is IRF ? Any quick reference how to setup those stack cables ?

Tks again.
Oliver KaiserSystems EngineerCommented:
IRF is the technology used by H3C/HP to do stacking. The stack converges multiple physical switches into one logical unit by selecting a master which acts as a controller.

To understand the technology better I recommend reading:


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