Layer 3 Configuration - OSPF

Manage OSPF

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



Manager 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.


Manager 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.


Manager Delete Layer 3 OSPF Confirmation


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


Manager 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.



Manager 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.


Manager 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


Manager Layer 3 OSPF Add Protocol


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