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Lenovo NE1032 Quick Start Manual

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Lenovo NE1032 Switch 
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  • Page 1         Lenovo NE1032 Switch  Quickstart Guide                                        Document Version 1.0: 10/2018        1  © ​ ​ Scale Computing 2018...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

      Table of Contents     Introduction 3  Requirements 3  Connect to the Switch 4  Over the Network 4  Console 4  CLI Mode Basics 5  Set the Management IP 6  Management Configuration Example 6  Management VLAN Configuration Example 6  Update the Firmware 7 ...
  • Page 3: Introduction

      Introduction  This guide provides general configuration examples. The configurations found here may not be applicable for all  environments. Consult Lenovo’s official documentation for further information in regards to your environment's  unique configuration.        Requirements  ● This guide was written for CNOS version 10.8.1.0. If you are on a lesser version, update to match 10.8.1.0 ...
  • Page 4: Connect To The Switch

      Connect to the Switch  Over the Network  By default, the management interface is set to request a DHCP address. If DHCP is available, check your leases on  your DHCP server to determine the IP address of the switch. Using an SSH client, you may log in to the switch over  the network.
  • Page 5: Cli Mode Basics

      CLI Mode Basics  Configuration for the NE1032 is performed through a CLI interface. As a reference:  >​ = unprivileged mode #​ = privileged mode (config)#​ = global configuration mode (config-if)#​ = interface configuration mode (config-vrf)#​ = virtual routing and forwarding configuration mode ...
  • Page 6: Set The Management Ip

      Set the Management IP  The management network should be separated from any data networks and have physically independent hardware  supporting it. The goal of the management network is to maintain remote access to network equipment should a  configuration change interrupt the data networks. Optionally, you may use a VLAN interface instead.    ...
  • Page 7: Update The Firmware

    Unzip the archive. Rename the extracted folder to ​ n e1032​ and place it in your local user home directory. Make sure  your firewall will allow port 22, or turn it off temporarily. If you are using a linux machine, ensure sshd is running.  #​ copy sftp sftp://10.205.105.202//home/cdraper/ne1032/NE1032-CNOS-10.8.1.0.imgs system- image all vrf management ...
  • Page 8   Boot image installation succeeded. OS image installation succeeded. Boot loader now contains Software Version 10.8.1.0 Standby image now contains Software Version 10.8.1.0 Switch is currently set to boot active image. Do you want to change that to the standby image? (y/n) [n] y ...
  • Page 9: General Configuration

      General Configuration  Set the Enable Mode Password  (config)#​ enable password SOMEPASS      Generate New SSH keys  #​ conf t (config)#​ no feature ssh (config)#​ ssh key rsa length 4096 force (config)#​ ssh login-attempts 3 (config)#​ feature ssh    ...
  • Page 10: Set Dns

    1-10      Verify Spanning Tree  (config)#​ sh spanning-tree   Ensure that the spanning tree protocol supports rapid convergence. By default the NE1032 uses ​ r apid-pvst​ .   VLAN0001 spanning-tree enabled protocol rapid-pvst ROOT ID priority 32769 address a48c.db96.7f00...
  • Page 11: Logging

      Logging  Troubleshooting relies heavily on inspecting the switch logs. In this example, we are setting logging to debug level  and storing them locally, allocating the maximum size possible for local storage of the logs.  (config)#​ logging logfile switch_log 6 size 10485760 (config)#​...
  • Page 12: Port Configuration

      Port Configuration  By default, all ports are in access mode for VLAN 1. If you are not utilizing VLANs in your environment, you will not  need to configure the VLAN settings for the switch ports further. We recommend isolating backplane ports for Scale  Computing equipment to a VLAN other than 1 using access mode. ...
  • Page 13: Link Layer Discovery Protocol

      Link Layer Discovery Protocol    LLDP is very useful for troubleshooting and network mapping.  (config)#​ interface ethernet 1/1 (config-if)#​ lldp transmit (config-if)#​ lldp receive (config-if)#​ lldp trap-notification (config-if)#​   To view information about neighboring network devices:  #​ show lldp neighbors [detail] #​...
  • Page 14: Feedback & Support

      Feedback & Support  Document Feedback  Scale Computing welcomes your suggestions for improving our documentation. Please send your feedback to  documentation@scalecomputing.com​ ​ .       Technical Support and Resources  There are many technical support resources available for use. Access this document, and many others, at  http://www.scalecomputing.com/support/login/​...