Layer 3 Configuration - OSPF


Manage OSPF


Selecting Overview → Manage → Layer 3 → Manage OSPF displays the Manage OSPF dashboard with a list of any existing OSPF settings.


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


The dashboard displays a list of existing OSPF entries by Switch and selected vRouter. Additional parameters include: network,netmask and ospf-area.


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.




Fabric Manage Layer 3 OSPFFabric Dashboard


Select the desired switch from the fabric and the dashboard updates automatically with OSPF settings. The dashboard displays a list of existing OSPF entries.


The dashboard displays a list of existing OSPF entries by network and selected vRouter. Additional parameters include: netmask and ospf-area.


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.


OSPF protocols are added by selecting Add OSPF protocol to vRouter.


Fabric Manage Layer 3 OSPF Switch Dashboard



To delete an OSPF entry use 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 Layer 3 OSPF Confirmation


Select the desired vRouter from the Select vRouter drop down list.


Manage Layer 3 vRouter OSPF Select Router


The dashboard updates displaying the configuration of the selected vRouter.


You select the ---ALL--- parameter to display all vRouters. This option exists for both Fabric and individual switches.



Fabric Manage Layer 3 OSPF Select ALL vRouters


To obtain detailed information about a OSPF protocol click an entry in the dashboard.


A Details pane opens displaying the configuration information of the OSPF protocol.


Scroll through the list, as needed, and click X to return to the dashboard.


OSPF Details


OSPF protocols are added by selecting Add OSPF protocol to vRouter.


To add an OSPF protocol vRouter click Add OSPF protocol to vRouter and enter the configuration parameters which include:


  • network – OSPF network IP address
  • netmask – OSPF network IP address netmask
  • ospf-area – stub area number for the configuration


Manage Layer 3 OSPF Add Protocol


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