Category Archives: Force10

Linux DHCP server config for PXE/BMP boot

Dell switches support Bare-metal provisioning(BMP) where a switch can be provisioned to automatically download image and config file from a remote server and boot up with that image file. In a nutshell, the process involves:

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BGP Notification Message

A BGP notification message is sent when an error condition is detected by the BGP process. The TCP connection with that BGP peer is closed after sending the notification message. Usually, the BGP process will log this notification in syslog, … Continue reading

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Default-route in L1 ISIS database

To generate a default-route in L1 database by an L1-only IS Continue reading

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Private VLAN: Concept and Cisco IOS/F10 configuration

Why we need private VLAN: All hosts in a single VLAN can communicate with each other via L2. There may be situations where we need hosts in a vlan shouldn’t communicate with each other in the same VLAN. Example: In … Continue reading

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