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Add note about LLDP workaround for switches on Dell OS 9.11

The Dell LLDP workaround is not necessary on switches running newer
versions of Dell Networking OS. Since version 9.11(2.0P1), the interface
description can be advertised by LLDP, at least for S6000 and S3048–ON
switches.

Change-Id: Iaccab56ba068d1ca9ab9c0351d5ffc32a2348787
tags/5.0.0.0rc1
Pierre Riteau 6 months ago
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 # description. We work around this here by creating an introspection rule for
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 # each ironic node that matches against the switch system and the relevant
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 # interface name, then sets the node's name appropriately.
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+#
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+# Note that some Dell switches running Dell Networking OS version 9.11(2.0P1)
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+# and newer do *not* need this workaround. The interface description can be
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+# sent using the following configuration:
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+#
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+# (conf-if-interface)#protocol lldp
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+# (conf-if-interface-lldp)#advertise interface-port-desc description
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 - name: Check whether Ironic is enabled
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   hosts: controllers

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