Arista unqualified SFP

Eric Litvin eric at
Wed Aug 17 20:17:15 UTC 2016

Let me know if you want samples. We can ship today.

> On Aug 17, 2016, at 12:50 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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