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Node

An InfiniBox server. Typically, there are 3 nodes in a system.

Ethernet Port (Port)

Physical Ethernet port (copper / optical).  

Ethernet Interface

One or more Ethernet Ports that are grouped together for the purpose of redundancy and/or performance using LACP.

Ethernet Interface failure modes

Partial failure

A failure of 1 or more Ethernet Ports which are part of an Ethernet Interface where at least one port remains available.

Complete failure

A failure of all Ethernet Ports in an Ethernet Interface.

Service

A network data service, e.g. NFS, Replication

IP address

A group of floating IP addresses that will offer the service (Each IP offers 1 service). It’s recommended that each Network Space will have 6 IP Addresses to ensure even workload distribution.

Network

A set of definitions for a network address space, annotated using CIDR. Example: 10.0.0.0/24

Network space diagram

Network space name

NFS_Space

ASYNC_Space

Service type

NFS

Remote Replication

IP address

192.9.200.0/24

10.0.0.0/24

Default Gateway

192.9.200.1

10.0.0.1

IP addresses

192.9.200.10

192.9.200.11

192.9.200.12

192.9.200.13

192.9.200.14

192.9.200.15

10.0.0.0.21

10.0.0.22

10.0.0.23

10.0.0.24

10.0.0.25

10.0.0.26

 

 

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