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Amount of time required for Virtual Connect - VMware Active/Active configuration to failove

chuckk281
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Amount of time required for Virtual Connect - VMware Active/Active configuration to failove

Gautham had a failover question:

 

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We were performing some acceptance testing for a VMware environment built on Blades + Virtual Connect in an Active/Active configuration(i.e. SUS_A & SUS_B). One of the tests involved removing all the uplinks from 1 VC module.

We noted that there were 6 dropped ping packets before the other NIC became active.

 

The customer is asking if this is normal?(The time/amount of packets before failover occurred). Is there any way to make the failover quicker?

 

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Reply from Kevin:

 

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No.. You should sustain 1 packet drop.. Is the infrastructure switch configured for Portfast ?

 

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