OSPF on X440 Edge Core

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Hi.
Can I make work OSPF in a X440 network?
I have 3 X440, two on remote locations, and one in HQ. I have configured the OSPF by this way: 

Switch "80":
configure ospf routerid 0.0.0.80
create ospf area 0.0.0.1
configure ospf add vlan VLAN_A area 0.0.0.1
configure ospf add vlan VLAN_B area 0.0.0.1
enable ospf

Switch "81":
configure ospf routerid 0.0.0.81
create ospf area 0.0.0.1
configure ospf add vlan VLAN_B area 0.0.0.1
configure ospf add vlan VLAN_C area 0.0.0.1
enable ospf

Switch "82":
configure ospf routerid 0.0.0.82
create ospf area 0.0.0.1
configure ospf add vlan VLAN_A area 0.0.0.1
configure ospf add vlan VLAN_C area 0.0.0.1
enable ospf



And if I check the ospf in the interfaces:

SWITCH80.25 # show ospf interfaces VLAN      IP Address         AREA ID         Flags      Cost State   Neighbors
VLAN_A     10.0.1.1       /24 0.0.0.1         -rif---       4/A ODR       1
VLAN_B     10.0.2.1       /24 0.0.0.1         -rif---       4/A ODR       1


And the same in the switches 81, and 82.
What is the ODR? Why are not working the OSPF?

Bests
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Edgar, 

You can use the X440 for edge OSPF but since they cannot be used with a core license they can never be a DR.  Thus with no DR there is not a designated OSPF router to hold the database. You have to have another device that holds a core license (in Extreme world) or another router that can act as a DR. Let me know if you have a question!

Bill
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Or use p2p type link.