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Unformatted text preview: Ethernet Switching Engineering Super Large Campus Technical Configuration Guide Avaya Data Solutions Document Date: December 2010 Document Number: NN48500-609 Document Version: 1.2 © 2010 Avaya Inc. All Rights Reserved. avaya.com Notices While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the information in this document is complete and accurate at the time of printing, Avaya assumes no liability for any errors. Avaya reserves the right to make changes and corrections to the information in this document without the obligation to notify any person or organization of such changes. Documentation disclaimer Avaya shall not be responsible for any modifications, additions, or deletions to the original published version of this documentation unless such modifications, additions, or deletions were performed by Avaya. 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The support telephone number is 1-800-242-2121 in the United States. For additional support telephone numbers, see the Avaya Web site: http:// . December 2010 The Super Large Campus Technical Solution Guide 2 avaya.com Abstract This Technical Solution Guide defines the recommended designs for a Super Large Converged Campus infrastructure. The document provides an overview of the best design practices to implement a network capable of supporting converged applications and services. The audience for this Technical Solution Guide is intended to be Avaya Sales teams, Partner Sales teams and end-user customers. All of these groups can benefit from understanding the common design practices and recommended components for a converged campus network design. For any comments, edits, corrections, or general feedback, please contact Dan DeBacker ([email protected]). December 2010 The Super Large Campus Technical Solution Guide 3 avaya.com Table of Contents Figures .......................................................................................................................................................... 5 Tables............................................................................................................................................................ 7 1. 2. 3. 4. Converged Campus Design Solutions .................................................................................................. 9 1.1 Avaya Converged Enterprise ...................................................................................................... 10 1.2 Chassis versus Stackable ........................................................................................................... 11 1.3 Layer 2 versus Layer 3 at the Edge ............................................................................................ 12 Super Large Campus Design .............................................................................................................. 13 2.1 Core Switching ............................................................................................................................ 16 2.2 Edge Switching............................................................................................................................ 52 2.3 Network Access Control .............................................................................................................. 83 2.4 Troubleshooting and Monitoring.................................................................................................. 89 2.5 Security Features ........................................................................................................................ 95 2.6 Network Management ................................................................................................................. 99 Configuration Example ...................................................................................................................... 108 3.1 Software Versions & Upgrade Policy ........................................................................................ 110 3.2 Switch Cluster Core Configuration ............................................................................................ 111 3.3 Distribution Configuration .......................................................................................................... 120 3.4 Edge Configuration ................................................................................................................... 131 3.5 IdEngine Configuration .............................................................................................................. 141 3.6 Key Health Indicators Configuration ......................................................................................... 149 Appendix ........................................................................................................................................... 152 4.1 5. 6. Link Aggregation Algorithms ..................................................................................................... 152 Customer service .............................................................................................................................. 156 5.1 Getting technical documentation ............................................................................................... 156 5.2 Getting product training ............................................................................................................. 156 5.3 Getting help from a distributor or reseller .................................................................................. 156 5.4 Getting technical support from the Avaya Web site .................................................................. 156 Reference Documentation ................................................................................................................ 157 December 2010 The Super Large Campus Technical Solution Guide 4 avaya.com Figures Figure 1.1: Avaya Data Solutions Strategic Values ...................................................................................... 9 Figure 1.2: Converged Enterprise Architecture........................................................................................... 10 Figure 2.1: Super Large Campus Ethernet Infrastructure ........................................................................... 13 Figure 2.2: Two-Tiered Topology Example ................................................................................................. 14 Figure 2.3: Three-Tiered Topology Example .............................................................................................. 15 Figure 2.4: VSP 9000 Chassis .................................................................................................................... 17 Figure 2.5: Switch Clustering – Two Tier Architecture ................................................................................ 23 Figure 2.6: Switch Clustering – Three Tier Architecture ............................................................................. 24 Figure 2.7: SLT and SMLT Terminology ..................................................................................................... 25 Figure 2.8: Triangle Switch Cluster ............................................................................................................. 27 Figure 2.9: Square / Full Mesh Switch Cluster Topologies ......................................................................... 27 Figure 2.10: Switch Clustering Reference Architecture .............................................................................. 28 Figure 2.11: VSP 9000 VLANs.................................................................................................................... 31 Figure 2.12: VSP 9000 Discard Untagged Frames .................................................................................... 32 Figure 2.13: VSP 9000 Spanning Tree ....................................................................................................... 33 Figure 2.14: CP-Limit Recommendations ................................................................................................... 34 Figure 2.15: Virtual Link Aggregation Control Protocol (VLACP) ............................................................... 35 Figure 2.16: VSP 9000 VLACP ................................................................................................................... 36 Figure 2.17: Simple Loop Prevention Protocol (SLPP) ............................................................................... 37 Figure 2.18: VSP 9000 SLPP in Triangle Topology .................................................................................... 39 Figure 2.19: SLPP in Square/Full Mesh Bridged Core ............................................................................... 40 Figure 2.20: SLPP in Square/Full Mesh Routed Core ................................................................................ 40 Figure 2.21: Quality of Service .................................................................................................................... 41 Figure 2.22: IP Header – DSCP Definition.................................................................................................. 43 Figure 2.23: VSP 9000 Core QoS ............................................................................................................... 44 Figure 2.24: VSP 9000 VRRP ..................................................................................................................... 45 Figure 2.25: VSP 9000 RSMLT L2 Edge .................................................................................................... 46 Figure 2.26: VSP 9000 Routed Split Multilink Trunking (RSMLT) .............................................................. 48 Figure 2.27: RSMLT with Dual Core VLANs ............................................................................................... 50 Figure 2.28: VSP 9000 Multicast Routing ................................................................................................... 51 Figure 2.29: VSP 9000 Server Connectivity ............................................................................................... 52 Figure 2.30: Edge Stacking ......................................................................................................................... 57 Figure 2.31: Power over Ethernet ............................................................................................................... 58 Figure 2.32: Redundant Power Supply 15 (RPS15) ................................................................................... 65 Figure 2.33: Link Aggregation ..................................................................................................................... 71 Figure 2.34: Edge Switch Link Aggregation ................................................................................................ 72 Figure 2.35: Edge Switch VLANs ................................................................................................................ 74 Figure 2.36: Edge Switch Filter Untagged Frames ..................................................................................... 75 Figure 2.37: Edge Switch Spanning Tree ................................................................................................... 76 Figure 2.38: Edge Switch BPDU Filtering ................................................................................................... 77 Figure 2.39: Edge Closet VLACP ............................................................................................................... 78 Figure 2.40: ADAC in Tagged Frames Mode.............................................................................................. 79 Figure 2.41: Avaya Automatic QoS ............................................................................................................. 80 Figure 2.42: Edge Switch Security .............................................................................................................. 81 Figure 2.43: Edge Switch Multicast ............................................................................................................. 82 December 2010 The Super Large Campus Technical Solution Guide 5 avaya.com Figure 2.44: Identity Engines Portfolio Architecture .................................................................................... 84 Figure 2.45: MAC Based Authentication ..................................................................................................... 85 Figure 2.46: 802.1X SHSA .......................................................................................................................... 86 Figure 2.47: 802.1X MHMA......................................................................................................................... 86 Figure 2.48: 802.1X Non-EAP Phone Authentication ................................................................................. 87 Figure 2.49: Edge Switch Security .............................................................................................................. 98 Figure 2.50: Unified Communications Management ................................................................................. 100 Figure 2.51: VPFM Topology View ........................................................................................................... 102 Figure 2.52: COM Topology View ............................................................................................................. 103 Figure 2.53: Enterprise Policy Manager .................................................................................................... 104 Figure 2.54: IP Flow Manager ................................................................................................................... 105 Figure 2.55: PVQM ................................................................................................................................... 106 Figure 3.1: Configuration Topology ........................................................................................................... 109 December 2010 The Super Large Campus Technical Solution Guide 6 avaya.com Tables Table 2.1: VSP 9000 Modules .................................................................................................................... 17 Table 2.2: MLT/SMLT/SLT Scaling Capabilities ......................................................................................... 26 Table 2.3: SMLT ID Recommended Values ............................................................................................... 30 Table 2.4: VLAN Support ............................................................................................................................ 31 Table 2.5: CP-Limit Recommended Values ................................................................................................ 35 Table 2.6: SLPP Recommended Values – Access Edge ........................................................................... 38 Table 2.7: SLPP Recommended Values – Bridged Core ........................................................................... 39 Table 2.8: Quality of Service Matrix ..........................................................................
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