Ring Version 2 Features

Group 1 - It supports options ring-master and ring-slave.

# Ring - it could be master or slave.

# When role is ring master, one ring port is forward port and another is block port. 
The block port is redundant port. It is blocked in normal state.

# When role is ring/slave, both ring ports are forward port.

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Group 2 - It supports configuration of the ring, coupling and dual-homing.

# Ring - it could be master or slave.

# Coupling - it could be primary and backup.

# When role is coupling/primary, only it need configure one ring port named primary port.

# When role is coupling/backup, only it need configure one ring port named backup port. This backup port is redundant port. In normal state, it is blocked.

# Dual-Homing

# When role is dual-homing, one ring port is primary port and another is backup port. This backup port is redundant port. In normal state, it is blocked.

Group 3 - It supports configuration of the chain and balancing-chain.

# Chain - it could be head, tail or member.

# When role is chain/head, one ring port is head port and another is member port. Both ring ports are forwarded in normal state.

# When role is chain/tail, one ring port is tail port and another is member port. The tail port is redundant port. It is blocked in normal state.

# When role is chain/member, both ring ports are member port. Both ring ports are forwarded in normal state.

# Balancing Chain - it could be central-block, terminal-1/2 or member. 

# When role is balancing-chain/central-block, one ring port is member port and another is block port. The block port is redundant port. It is blocked in normal state.

# When role is balancing-chain/terminal-1/2, one ring port is terminal port and another is member port. Both ring ports are forwarded in normal state.

# When role is balancing-chain/member, both ring ports are member port. Both ring ports are forwarded in normal state.

Note

Note

  1. Enable group1 before configure group2 as coupling.
  2. When group1 or group2 is enabled, the configuration of group3 is invisible.
  3. When group3 is enabled, the configuration of group1 and group3 is invisible.