Layer 2 Configuration – Clusters

Manage Cluster

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

UNUM provides access to specific feature help documentation via the Help Button  icon.


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


Note: If no entries exist a "No Data Exists" message is displayed. You must first configure an entry on a switch. Prerequisite settings and configuration may be required.



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.

Manager 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.

Manager 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.

Manager 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.

Manager 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.

  • Validate – (checkbox) – validate the cluster link
  • Cluster-sync-timeout – cluster sync timeout (ms)
  • Cluster-sync-offline-count – number of missed syncs after which cluster will go offline


Manager Create a New Cluster


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