(Optional.) Verify the
Enabling enhanced IRF in standalone mode
Enhanced IRF allows you to create a three- or four-chassis IRF fabric.
When you configure enhanced IRF on a standalone device, follow these restrictions and guidelines:
Do not create MDCs on the device. The mdc mdc-name [ id mdc-id ] command is mutually exclusive
with the irf mode enhanced command. For more information about MDC, see "Configuring MDC."
For a successful merge, make sure enhanced IRF is enabled or disabled on all member devices.
Devices that use different enhanced IRF settings cannot form an IRF fabric.
To enable enhanced IRF in standalone mode:
Enter system view.
Enable enhanced IRF.
Saving configuration to the next-startup
Save the running configuration before converting to the IRF mode. The mode change requires a reboot,
which can cause all unsaved settings to be lost.
Perform the following task in any view:
Save the running configuration to
the next-startup configuration file.
display irf configuration
irf mode enhanced
save [ safely ] [ backup | main ] [ force ]
By default, enhanced IRF is
After enhanced IRF is enabled,
you cannot create Layer 3
Ethernet interfaces or
subinterfaces or Layer 3
aggregate interfaces or
To disable enhanced IRF, use
the undo irf mode enhanced