Layer 3 Configuration - Manage VRF (Virtual Routing and Forwarding)

Manage VRF

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

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 VRF 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 VRF entries by Switch. Additional parameters include: Name,VNET Id, Scope, Anycast MAC, VRF GW, VRF GW2, VRF GW IP6, Active, Router Mac, HW VRID, and Enable. The VRF information is scope dependent meaning either Fabric, Local or Cluster.

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 VRF Fabric Dashboard

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

The dashboard displays a list of existing VRF entries by Name. Additional parameters include: VNET Id, Scope, Anycast MAC, VRF GW, VRF GW2, VRF GW IP6, Active, Router Mac, HW VRID, and Enable. The VRF information is scope dependent meaning either Fabric, Local or Cluster.

Manager VRF Switch Dashboard

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 VRF click on an entry in the dashboard.

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

Click X to close the viewing pane.

Manager VRF Switch Details Dashboard

To delete a VRF 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.

Manager VRF Delete VRF Confirm


A VRF is added by selecting Create VRF.



Manager VRF Switch Create

To add a VRF to a switch click Create VRF and enter the configuration parameters which include:


  • name – (required) desired name for the VRF


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


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

Additional fields include:


  • scope – scope of the VRF, either Fabric, Local or Cluster
  • enable – (checkbox) enable or disable VRF routing
  • vnet-id – VNET for the VRF
  • vrf-gw – gateway IP address
  • vrf-gw2 – gateway IP address 2
  • vrf-gw-ip6 – IPv6 gateway address
  • vrf-gw2-ip6 – IPv6 gateway address 2



Manager VRF Create - Additional Parameters


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


The new VRF is added to the Dashboard.



Manager VRF Create - Added to Dashboard

To modify a VRF  entry use Edit by selecting the Cog  icon to make changes to the VRF  configuration.


Click the  icon for Additional Fields which include: 


  • enable – (checkbox) enable or disable VRF routing
  • vrf-gw – gateway IP address
  • vrf-gw2 – gateway IP address 2
  • vrf-gw-ip6 – IPv6 gateway address
  • vrf-gw2-ip6 – IPv6 gateway address 2


Manager VRF Modify

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


To delete a VRF 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.

Manager VRF Delete VRF Confirm