Arista DCS-7050QX-32S, 4-SFP+ ports - can't configure

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  1. mancavecomputing

    mancavecomputing New Member

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    I have an Arista DCS-7050QX-32S and the four SFP+ ports are nowhere to be found under the configuration or when I go to the bash prompt and type 'ip a' (it would seem the driver module(s) aren't loaded). There's no mention of them in the manual. How does one configure the SFP+ ports?
     
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  2. i386

    i386 Well-Known Member

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    I think it's one of these three cases:

    1.) Ports are not set up correctly/as expected
    https://www.arista.com/media/system/pdf/Arista_40G_FAQ.pdf
    Scroll down to "q" for more information and the commands
    2.) EOS image version is too old or too new
    3.) Damaged switch (I hope it's not this case :D)
     
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  3. fohdeesha

    fohdeesha Well-Known Member

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    Are you running eos 4.20.xx by chance?
     
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  4. mancavecomputing

    mancavecomputing New Member

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    Excellent! Now working.

    Here's the command I used:

    hardware port-group 1 select Et1-4

    A little different than the QA examples.

    Here are the options on my switch, version 4.16.6:

    localhost(config)#hardware port-group 1 select ?
    Et1-4 Activate ports Et1-4
    Et5/1-4 Activate ports Et5/1-4
     
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