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3-nodes Clos fabric

Description A minimal CLOS topology with two leafs and a spine
Components Nokia SR Linux
Resource requirements1 2
3 GB
Topology file clos01.clab.yml
Name clos01


This labs provides a lightweight folded CLOS fabric topology using a minimal set of nodes: two leaves and a single spine.

The topology is additionally equipped with the Linux containers connected to leaves to facilitate use cases which require access side emulation.

Use cases#

With this lightweight CLOS topology a user can exhibit the following scenarios:

  • perform configuration tasks applied to the 3-stage CLOS fabric
  • demonstrate fabric behavior leveraging the user-emulating linux containers attached to the leaves

  1. Resource requirements are provisional. Consult with SR Linux Software Installation guide for additional information.