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When does VSF SW boot while configuring

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OP: @PNX-Timo 


Hi airhead Community!


I am glad to join this forum and I call HP-Aruba Series to my most favorites SWs.


I have a new challenge with expanding an existing VSF Stack with only two members and one Link.


The challenge is that this VSF Stack is a server stack and any interruption shall be avoided.


When configuring VSFs in LAB I sometimes notice that SWs are rebooting but I am not sure when it happens.


So here is the enviroment:

Two running 2930F-SFP+ SWs in a VSF with one Link and no strict priority. 


Now I want to add a third 2930F-SFP+ SW to the VSF and close the ring without reboot of the already existing VSF SWs or interrupts.


Is this possible?


Here is my action plan:


Define Link 2 from Member 2 to Member 3.

Member 3 is default, connect DAC and then boot Member 3.

Member 3 connects to VSF. (Hopefully without any interrupt...)

Define Link 2 from Member 3 to Member 1

Define Link 2 from Member 1 to Member 3

Connect DAC, ring complete ... me happy?


Hope someone has experienced this already ; )


Kind regards from Germany


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