Layer 2 Configuration – Clusters

Manage Cluster

Selecting Overview → Manage → Layer 2 → Manage Cluster displays the Manage Cluster dashboard with a list of any existing Cluster entries.

Select the desired Fabric from the left side navigation bar and the dashboard updates showing all Cluster entries from all switches within the Fabric.

The dashboard displays a list of existing Cluster entries by Switch. Additional parameters include: name, state, cluster-node-1, cluster-node-2, tid, mode, ports and remote-ports.

You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed.


Manage Clusters Fabric Dashboard


Select the desired switch from the fabric and the dashboard updates automatically with Cluster settings.

The dashboard displays a list of existing Cluster entries. Parameters include: switch, name, state, cluster-node-1, cluster-node-2, tid, mode, ports and remote-ports.

You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed.

The dashboard displays a list of existing clusters by cluster name. Clusters are created by selecting Create a New Cluster for High Availability (HA) in a Fabric. A cluster is deleted using the Trash Bin icon.

A confirmation message requires an acknowledgment to continue deletion. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without making any changes.

Manage Clusters


You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed.

To obtain detailed information about a Cluster click on an entry in the dashboard.

A Details pane opens displaying the configuration information about the Cluster.

Click X to close the viewing pane.

Cluster Details


To delete a Cluster click Delete by selecting the Cog icon. A confirmation message requires an acknowledgment to continue deletion.

Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without making any changes.

Delete Cluster Confirmation


To create a new cluster click Create a New Cluster for High Availability (HA) in a Fabric and enter or select the cluster parameters which include:

  • Name – Name for cluster configuration
  • Cluster-node-1 – Name for cluster-node 1
  • Cluster-node-2 – Name for cluster-node 2


Additional field parameters are modified by clicking on the icon for Additional Fields.

Select the appropriate check box to Validate (validate the cluster link).

Create a New Cluster


Click Save to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without saving any changes.