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Aruba 2930 uplinks issue

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  • 1.  Aruba 2930 uplinks issue

    Posted Feb 25, 2023 10:41 AM

    Hello , 

     i had to add 2 uplinks  between 2 switches aruba 2930, when i did it , i lost connection . 

    i have 3 vlans :

    vlan 3 data , vlan 5 : mngt , vlan 7  :  sdwan transit to the primary switch . 

    uplink 1 : untagged vlan 5 and tagged vlan 3 

    uplink 2: untagged vlan 7 and tagged vlan 3 

    when i added the uplink 2 i lost network 

    PLease what is the solution without using STP to have both uplinks up  ? 


  • 2.  RE: Aruba 2930 uplinks issue

    Posted Feb 26, 2023 01:24 PM

    Hi, I think you can configure a VSF between the 2 - 2930F so you dond't need STP(between those 2) and you can use 2 links for the VSF link.

    I hope this helps

  • 3.  RE: Aruba 2930 uplinks issue

    Posted Feb 26, 2023 04:41 PM

    Why do you need two uplinks between two standalone switches if you are not also planning to configure STP? are you trying to work with MSTP? consider that VSF is just a way of "aggregating" two (or more) switches together to create a single logical switching and routing entity (STP clearly can be still deployed) and it doesn't necessarily mean that a loop free topology (or a non loop free topology properly managed by STP) can be simply ignored.