Appendix – Management Interface Monitoring

NVIDIA UFM-SDN Appliance User Manual v4.16.0

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Management interface monitoring feature enables monitoring the management interface state, and failing over to the standby Appliance in case a management switch connected directly to the Appliance is detected as ‘down’ (due to maintenance, power outage, etc.).

  1. Enable monitoring of the management interface. Run:

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    ufm mgmt-interface monitor enable

  2. Set the management interface monitoring interval. Run:

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    ufm mgmt-interface monitor interval

  3. Set the management interface to be monitored. Run:

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    ufm mgmt-interface

    Note

    When invoking the command ufm ha configure, the interface will be set automatically.

  4. [Optional] Review the settings. Run:

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    show ufm mgmt-interface

    Example:

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    ufmapl [ mgmt-ha-active] (config) # show ufm mgmt-interface     Management interface monitoring: Interface name: eth0 Enabled: Yes Monitoring interval: 10 seconds

  5. Once all configurations are set, start the UFM service. Run:

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    ufm start

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