Arista unqualified SFP

Tim Jackson jackson.tim at
Wed Aug 17 19:57:24 UTC 2016

I'd suggest bitching and moaning at your account team & support until they
give you the key to unlock them..


On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 2:50 PM, Stanislaw <me at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Is there a way for unlocking off-brand transceivers usage on Arista
> switches?
> I've got an Arista 7050QX switch with 4.14 EOS version. Then it has been
> found out that Arista switches seem to not have possibility to unlock
> off-brand xcievers usage (by some service command or so).
> I've patched /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/, made the
> checking function bypass the actual check and it helped: ports are not in
> errdisable state anymore. But despite of xceivers are detected correctly,
> links aren't coming up (they are in notconnect state).
> If anyone possibly have does have a sacred knowledge of bringing
> off-branded transceivers to life on Arista switches, your help'd be very
> appreciated. Thanks.

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