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About the Cluster Configuration Page

You are here: Device Administration > Cluster Configuration.

Use this page to add, edit, or delete chassis cluster configuration.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

Field Descriptions

Table 1 and Table 2 describes the fields on the Cluster Configuration page.

Table 1: Fields on the Node Settings Page



Node ID

Displays the node ID.

Cluster ID

Displays the cluster ID configured for the node.

Host Name

Displays the name of the node.

Backup Router

Displays the IP address used while booting.

Management Interface

Displays the management interface of the node.

IP Address

Displays the management IP address of the node.


Displays the state of the redundancy group.

  • Primary–Redundancy group is active.

  • Secondary–Redundancy group is passive.

Table 2: Fields on the HA Cluster Settings Page




Global Settings

To configure the global settings:

  1. Click Global Settings at the upper-right corner of the Interfaces table.

    The Global Settings window appears.

  2. Enter the number of redundant Ethernet (reth) interfaces allowed.

    Range is 1 through 128.

  3. Click OK to save the changes. If you want to discard your changes, click Cancel.


Displays the physical interface name.

Member Interfaces/IP Address

Displays the member interface name or IP address configured for an interface.

Redundancy Group

Displays the redundancy group.

Redundancy Group


Displays the redundancy group identification number.


Displays the selected Preempt option.

  • True–Primary role can be preempted based on priority.

  • False–Primary role cannot be preempt based on priority.

Gratuitous ARP Count

Displays the number of gratuitous ARP requests that a newly elected primary device in a chassis cluster sends out to announce its presence to the other network devices.

Node Priority

Displays the assigned priority for the redundancy group on that node. The eligible node with the highest priority is elected as primary for the redundant group.