Tag: Networking


Configuration of HP IRF (Intelligent Resilient Framework)

HP’s Intelligent Resilient Framework (IRF) is an advanced technology that allows one to virtualize 2 or more switches into a single switching and routing system also known as a “virtual switch”. IRF is available on the new HP A series switches such as the A5120 model and the A5500-5800 models. From Wikipedia: Intelligent Resilient Framework ...


ProCurve Network Redundancy

If you run a network that requires redundant links then spanning-tree is a feature you are going to need. With the default spanning-tree configuration enabled you will have a failover time of a few seconds opening a new path. Broadcast Storms In any normal situation it is illegal to wire Ethernet in a loop, when ...