Lenovo Networking Best Practices for CNOS: Layer 2 Design and ConfigurationPlanning / Implementation
This paper presents recommended topologies and configurations for the layer 2 portion of a network topology which includes Lenovo® switches with CNOS. It includes discussion of connectivity to upstream routed environments and downstream servers.
This document is intended for network architects and engineers who work for end-user organizations or for Lenovo and its business partners. The document will be most useful for those who have experience working on network design andr implementation and are familiar with Ethernet and its associated protocols.
Table of Contents
Virtual Link Aggregation Group considerations
Layer 2 failover
IGMP Snooping considerations
Spanning Tree Protocol
Storm Control considerations
BootP and DHCP relay
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Changes in the April 30 update:
- Updated to CNOS release 10.x firmware
- Updated to current Lenovo networking product portfolio