Brokkr Bridge Hardware Installation

Specifications for beginning Brokkr integration

Brokkr Bridge

Network Architecture Overview

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  • Egress rule for Brokkr Bridge devices.
  • Ingress/Egress rules for marketplace servers. ie 1:1 NAT
  • IPMI interface on each Brokkr Bridge device connected to management network.
  • Ethernet port 1 connected to provisioning network.
  • Ethernet port 2 connected to management network.

Brokkr Bridge Port Connections

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  • Connect the dedicated IPMI port to the management network.
  • Connect Ethernet 1 to the provisioning network.
  • Connect Ethernet 2 to the management network.
  • Additional network interfaces configurable upon request.

* Manage additional groups of servers in separate networks.

** 10G SFP transceivers available upon request.

*** Additional NIC available upon request.

Bare Metal Requirements

  • IPMI 2.0 compatible
  • Admin access to IPMI interfaces for life cycle control, including iLO, iDRAC, BMC, etc.
  • For servers with RAID controllers, please configure RAID.
    • RAID 1 or greater is preferred to prevent downtime when drive failure occurs.

Network Requirements

  • Static IPs assigned to the Brokkr Bridge devices. MAC addresses will be provided.
  • Provisioning and management network reachable from Brokkr Bridges.
  • No DHCP server on the provisioning network.
  • No DHCP server on the management network preferred.
  • All egress traffic is allowed from Brokkr Bridges.
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Last updated on May 18, 2023