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TitleHow to configure SPBm with vIST on VOSS
Configure SPBm and vIST on VOSS systems

Global Configuration:
1. Type enable
2. Type configure terminal

Step 1: Enable SPBm:
Type spbm

Step 2: Configure ISIS and configure spbm:
1. Type router isis
2. Type spbm 1
3. Type spbm 1 b-vid 4051,4052 primary 4051
4. Type system-id <sys-id>  (e.g. 020c.0650.0001)
5. Type spbm 1 nick-name <nick-name>  (e.g. c.65.01)
6. Type manual-area <area-id>  (e.g. 49.0000)
7. Type exit

Step 3: Create backbone VLANs:
1. Type vlan create 4051 name <name> type spbm-bvlan
2. Type vlan create 4052 name <name> type spbm-bvlan

Step 4: Verify nni-mstp flag is "true":
1. Type show boot config flags
flags nni-mstp true

If "false":
2. Type boot config flags nni-mstp

Step 5: Enter interface, configure ISIS and disable spanning-tree:
1. Type interface <interface>
2. Type isis
3. Type isis spbm 1
4. Type isis enable
5. Type no spanning-tree mstp force-port-state enable (when prompted "Are you sure you want to continue (y/n)?" enter "y" for yes)
6. Type exit

Step 6: Create vIST VLAN:
1. Type vlan create <vlan> name <name> type port-mstprstp 0
2. Type vlan i-sid <vlan> <i-sid>

Step 7: assign IP to vIST VLAN interface:
1. Type interface vlan <vist-vlan>
2. Type ip address <ip-address/mask>
1. Type exit

Step 8: Configure vIST (and SMLT if needed) on vIST nodes:
1. Type virtual-ist peer-ip <peer-ip-address> vlan <vist-vlan>
2. Type router isis
3. Type system-id <sys-id>    (e.g 00bb:0000:8100)
4. Type manual-area <area-id> (eg. 49.0000)
5. Type 
spbm 1 smlt-peer-system-id [xxxx.xxxx.xxxx] (system-id of vIST peer)
6. Type spbm 1 smlt-virtual-bmac [virtual-bmac] (needs to match on both vIST nodes)
7. Type exit
8. Type router isis enable

Step 9: Configure VLANs and I-SIDs edge device:
1. Type vlan create <vlan> name <name> type port 1
2. Type vlan i-sid <vlan> <i-sid>
3. Type vlan member remove 1 <all-ports>
4. Type vlan member add <vlan> <ports>
5. Type exit
6. Type interface <interface>
7. Type no shutdown
8. Type exit

Additional notes
NOTE: The "virtual-ist peer-ip" address is the IP address of the neighboring switch involved with the IST.
For more information on configurations, see Shortest Path Bridging Technical-Configuration Guide

NOTE: Repeat the above configurations on the "peer" switch. Use different IP addresses for the VLAN interfaces and different system-id's



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