[spb-isis] Solana SmartHawk discovers Huawei SPB Switch Topology

Biswajit Nandy <bnandy@solananetworks.com> Mon, 20 June 2011 20:30 UTC

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Subject: [spb-isis] Solana SmartHawk discovers Huawei SPB Switch Topology
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Hi all,

Here is another step towards successful interoperability
testing. Solana's SmartHawk network monitoring product
is interoperable with Huawei SPB switches. The topology is
discovered and link up/sown is monitored.

It took us only about 30 minutes to setup, configure and create
adjacency with a Huawei SPB switch.

I am attaching two images:

1. A screen-shot of Solana's GUI with Huawei switch topology
2. A topology image with 6 Huawei SPB switches and 3 emulated switches.
     -- red link shows the link down.

We are hoping that it will be interoperable with other vendors as well.

Thanks Peter, for letting us install our appliance to your lab.
Also, your suggestion of "reflecting back" the SPB TLV in Hello worked.

Bis Nandy
Solana Networks