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OpenFabric, specified in draft-white-openfabric-06.txt, is a routing protocol derived from IS-IS, providing link-state routing with efficient flooding for topologies like spine-leaf networks.

FRR implements OpenFabric in a daemon called fabricd

Configuring fabricd

There are no fabricd specific options. Common options can be specified (:ref:`common-invocation-options`) to fabricd. fabricd needs to acquire interface information from zebra in order to function. Therefore zebra must be running before invoking fabricd. Also, if zebra is restarted then fabricd must be too.

Like other daemons, fabricd configuration is done in an OpenFabric specific configuration file :file:`fabricd.conf`.

OpenFabric router

To enable the OpenFabric routing protocol, an OpenFabric router needs to be created in the configuration:

.. index:: router openfabric WORD
.. clicmd:: router openfabric WORD

.. index:: no router openfabric WORD
.. clicmd:: no router openfabric WORD

   Enable or disable the OpenFabric process by specifying the OpenFabric domain with

.. index:: net XX.XXXX. ... .XXX.XX
.. clicmd:: net XX.XXXX. ... .XXX.XX

.. index:: no net XX.XXXX. ... .XXX.XX
.. clicmd:: no net XX.XXXX. ... .XXX.XX

   Set/Unset network entity title (NET) provided in ISO format.

.. index:: domain-password [clear | md5] <password>
.. clicmd:: domain-password [clear | md5] <password>

.. index:: no domain-password
.. clicmd:: no domain-password

   Configure the authentication password for a domain, as clear text or md5 one.

.. index:: log-adjacency-changes
.. clicmd:: log-adjacency-changes

.. index:: no log-adjacency-changes
.. clicmd:: no log-adjacency-changes

   Log changes in adjacency state.

.. index:: set-overload-bit
.. clicmd:: set-overload-bit

.. index:: no set-overload-bit
.. clicmd:: no set-overload-bit

   Set overload bit to avoid any transit traffic.

.. index:: purge-originator
.. clicmd:: purge-originator

.. index:: no purge-originator
.. clicmd:: no purge-originator

   Enable or disable :rfc:`6232` purge originator identification.

.. index:: fabric-tier (0-14)
.. clicmd:: fabric-tier (0-14)

.. index:: no fabric-tier
.. clicmd:: no fabric-tier

   Configure a static tier number to advertise as location in the fabric

OpenFabric Timer

.. index:: lsp-gen-interval (1-120)
.. clicmd:: lsp-gen-interval (1-120)

.. index:: no lsp-gen-interval
.. clicmd:: no lsp-gen-interval

   Set minimum interval in seconds between regenerating same LSP.

.. index:: lsp-refresh-interval (1-65235)
.. clicmd:: lsp-refresh-interval (1-65235)

.. index:: no lsp-refresh-interval
.. clicmd:: no lsp-refresh-interval

   Set LSP refresh interval in seconds.

.. index:: max-lsp-lifetime (360-65535)
.. clicmd:: max-lsp-lifetime (360-65535)

.. index:: no max-lsp-lifetime
.. clicmd:: no max-lsp-lifetime

   Set LSP maximum LSP lifetime in seconds.

.. index:: spf-interval (1-120)
.. clicmd:: spf-interval (1-120)

.. index:: no spf-interval
.. clicmd:: no spf-interval

   Set minimum interval between consecutive SPF calculations in seconds.

OpenFabric interface

.. index:: ip router openfabric WORD
.. clicmd:: ip router openfabric WORD

.. index:: no ip router openfabric WORD
.. clicmd:: no ip router openfabric WORD

Activate OpenFabric on this interface. Note that the name of OpenFabric instance must be the same as the one used to configure the routing process (see command :clicmd:`router openfabric WORD`).
.. index:: openfabric csnp-interval (1-600)
.. clicmd:: openfabric csnp-interval (1-600)

.. index:: no openfabric csnp-interval
.. clicmd:: no openfabric csnp-interval

   Set CSNP interval in seconds.

.. index:: openfabric hello-interval (1-600)
.. clicmd:: openfabric hello-interval (1-600)

.. index:: no openfabric hello-interval
.. clicmd:: no openfabric hello-interval

   Set Hello interval in seconds.

.. index:: openfabric hello-multiplier (2-100)
.. clicmd:: openfabric hello-multiplier (2-100)

.. index:: no openfabric hello-multiplier
.. clicmd:: no openfabric hello-multiplier

   Set multiplier for Hello holding time.

.. index:: openfabric metric (0-16777215)
.. clicmd:: openfabric metric (0-16777215)

.. index:: no openfabric metric
.. clicmd:: no openfabric metric

   Set interface metric value.

.. index:: openfabric passive
.. clicmd:: openfabric passive

.. index:: no openfabric passive
.. clicmd:: no openfabric passive

   Configure the passive mode for this interface.

.. index:: openfabric password [clear | md5] <password>
.. clicmd:: openfabric password [clear | md5] <password>

.. index:: no openfabric password
.. clicmd:: no openfabric password

   Configure the authentication password (clear or encoded text) for the

.. index:: openfabric psnp-interval (1-120)
.. clicmd:: openfabric psnp-interval (1-120)

.. index:: no openfabric psnp-interval
.. clicmd:: no openfabric psnp-interval

   Set PSNP interval in seconds.

Showing OpenFabric information

.. index:: show openfabric summary
.. clicmd:: show openfabric summary

   Show summary information about OpenFabric.

.. index:: show openfabric hostname
.. clicmd:: show openfabric hostname

   Show which hostnames are associated with which OpenFabric system ids.

.. index:: show openfabric interface
.. clicmd:: show openfabric interface

.. index:: show openfabric interface detail
.. clicmd:: show openfabric interface detail

.. index:: show openfabric interface <interface name>
.. clicmd:: show openfabric interface <interface name>

   Show state and configuration of specified OpenFabric interface, or all interfaces
   if no interface is given with or without details.

.. index:: show openfabric neighbor
.. clicmd:: show openfabric neighbor

.. index:: show openfabric neighbor <System Id>
.. clicmd:: show openfabric neighbor <System Id>

.. index:: show openfabric neighbor detail
.. clicmd:: show openfabric neighbor detail

   Show state and information of specified OpenFabric neighbor, or all neighbors if
   no system id is given with or without details.

.. index:: show openfabric database
.. clicmd:: show openfabric database

.. index:: show openfabric database [detail]
.. clicmd:: show openfabric database [detail]

.. index:: show openfabric database <LSP id> [detail]
.. clicmd:: show openfabric database <LSP id> [detail]

.. index:: show openfabric database detail <LSP id>
.. clicmd:: show openfabric database detail <LSP id>

   Show the OpenFabric database globally, for a specific LSP id without or with

.. index:: show openfabric topology
.. clicmd:: show openfabric topology

   Show calculated OpenFabric paths and associated topology information.

Debugging OpenFabric

.. index:: debug openfabric adj-packets
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric adj-packets

.. index:: no debug openfabric adj-packets
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric adj-packets

OpenFabric Adjacency related packets.

.. index:: debug openfabric checksum-errors
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric checksum-errors

.. index:: no debug openfabric checksum-errors
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric checksum-errors

OpenFabric LSP checksum errors.

.. index:: debug openfabric events
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric events

.. index:: no debug openfabric events
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric events

OpenFabric Events.

.. index:: debug openfabric local-updates
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric local-updates

.. index:: no debug openfabric local-updates
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric local-updates

OpenFabric local update packets.

.. index:: debug openfabric lsp-gen
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric lsp-gen

.. index:: no debug openfabric lsp-gen
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric lsp-gen

Generation of own LSPs.

.. index:: debug openfabric lsp-sched
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric lsp-sched

.. index:: no debug openfabric lsp-sched
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric lsp-sched

Debug scheduling of generation of own LSPs.

.. index:: debug openfabric packet-dump
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric packet-dump

.. index:: no debug openfabric packet-dump
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric packet-dump

OpenFabric packet dump.

.. index:: debug openfabric protocol-errors
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric protocol-errors

.. index:: no debug openfabric protocol-errors
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric protocol-errors

OpenFabric LSP protocol errors.

.. index:: debug openfabric route-events
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric route-events

.. index:: no debug openfabric route-events
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric route-events

OpenFabric Route related events.

.. index:: debug openfabric snp-packets
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric snp-packets

.. index:: no debug openfabric snp-packets
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric snp-packets

OpenFabric CSNP/PSNP packets.

.. index:: debug openfabric spf-events
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric spf-events

.. index:: debug openfabric spf-statistics
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric spf-statistics

.. index:: debug openfabric spf-triggers
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric spf-triggers

.. index:: no debug openfabric spf-events
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric spf-events

.. index:: no debug openfabric spf-statistics
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric spf-statistics

.. index:: no debug openfabric spf-triggers
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric spf-triggers

OpenFabric Shortest Path First Events, Timing and Statistic Data and triggering events.

.. index:: debug openfabric update-packets
.. clicmd:: debug openfabric update-packets

.. index:: no debug openfabric update-packets
.. clicmd:: no debug openfabric update-packets

Update related packets.

.. index:: show debugging openfabric
.. clicmd:: show debugging openfabric

   Print which OpenFabric debug levels are active.

OpenFabric configuration example

A simple example:

interface lo
 ip address
 ip router openfabric 1
 ipv6 address 2001:db8::1/128
 ipv6 router openfabric 1
interface eth0
 ip router openfabric 1
 ipv6 router openfabric 1
interface eth1
 ip router openfabric 1
 ipv6 router openfabric 1
router openfabric 1
 net 49.0000.0000.0001.00