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Replacing Ethernet Virtual Connect Flex-10 with VC Flex-10D module

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Replacing Ethernet Virtual Connect Flex-10 with VC Flex-10D module

Simo had a customer upgrade question:




Customer is possibly having issues with MAC table overflow. The MAC table for Flex-10 is 8k(older version), but for Flex-10D it’s 128k.

He’s having free set of Flex-10D interconnects ready for replacement.


-Can the Flex-10 be replaced with Flex-10D online(one by one)?

-If not possible online, can anyone give some guidance of doing it offline?




Reply from Fred:




The following WP describes the process of migrating from 1/10 Enet modules to Flex-10/10D. http://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/template.BINARYPORTLET/public/kb/docDisplay/resource.process/?javax.portlet.begCacheTok=com.vignette.cachetoken&javax.portlet.endCacheTok=com.vignette.cachetoken&javax.portlet.rid_ba847bafb2a2d782fcbb0710b053ce01=docDisplayResURL&javax.portlet.rst_ba847bafb2a2d782fcbb0710b053ce01=wsrp-resourceState%3DdocId%253Demr_na-c03885329-1%257CdocLocale%253D&javax.p...


You can adapt the techniques in the WhitePaper for  your upgrade from Flex-10 to Flex-10/10D.


You may also want to take a look at the VC SIG http://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/template.BINARYPORTLET/public/kb/docDisplay/resource.process/?spf_p.tpst=kbDocDisplay_ws_BI&spf_p.rid_kbDocDisplay=docDisplayResURL&javax.portlet.begCacheTok=com.vignette.cachetoken&spf_p.rst_kbDocDisplay=wsrp-resourceState%3DdocId%253Demr_na-c03801914-2%257CdocLocale%253D&javax.portlet.endCacheTok=com.vignette.cachetoken which has more details on requirements for installing Flex-10 modules and Flex-10/10D modules.


Note: that you cannot replace Flex-10 “one by one” with Flex-10/10D modules.




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