Configure Virtual Chassis on Juniper EX4200 EX4500 EX4550 Switches

Howto configure Virtual Chassis on Juniper EX4200 EX4500 EX4550 Switches

 

1. Preprovisioned Configuration

Step 1: Prepare the list for Serial number of the switches and choose which switch will be routing-engine (2 switches one master and one backup) or line-card role (others).

Step 2: Start Switch which you want it is master

Step 3: Run EZSetup

Step 4: Set preprovisioning configuration mode

 [edit virtual-chassis]
root@switch# set preprovisioned

Step 5: Set routing-engine role for members (master and backup)

root@switch# set virtual-chassis member 0 serial-number F8JDJJDD898 role routing-engine

root@switch# set virtual-chassis member 1 serial-number F8JDJJDD387 role routing-engine
Step 6: Connect Virtual Chassis to the switches and others switches will be line-card role.

2. Non provisioned

Step 1: Choose master role by priority on switches which we want them to be routing-engine role.
2 switches will be routing-engine roles and one is master and one is backup
[edit virtual-chassis]
root@switch# set member 0 mastership-priority 255
[edit virtual-chassis]
root@switch# set member 0 mastership-priority 255
Step 2: Connect others switch to Virtual chassis. By default, priority on switches are 128.

3.  Show virtual chassis status
root@switch> show virtual-chassis
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