Network OS Administration Guide

Supporting Network OS 6.0.1a

Part Number: 53-1003768-04

Managing configurations on a modular chassis

When the switch is in logical chassis cluster mode, the running-config file is saved automatically and does not need to be copied. There is no startup configuration for logical chassis cluster mode; therefore, the information about startup configuration does not apply to logical chassis cluster mode.

The configuration data on a modular chassis are managed in a distributed fashion. The Brocade VDX 8770-4 and VDX 8770-8 chassis maintain two types of configuration data, global configuration parameters and slot configuration parameters. The global configuration, such as the VLAN configuration, applies to the entire chassis. The slot configuration includes specific parameters that apply only to the line cards.

The startup configuration is maintained at the chassis level and includes both chassis-wide and slot-specific configuration parameters.