Category: Brocade switch

How to do zoning in Brocade switch

How to do zoning in Brocade switch

Pre requisites for performing zoning in Brocade Fabric Collect the WWN of the host (server) which you want to zone(Generally WWPNs will be provided by OS/server administrators ) Get the WWN of Storage port...

Brocade useful commands

Brocade useful commands

Brocade zoning useful commands zoneobjectcopyTo copy a zone object  to other location (alias WWPN, Zone). alicreate Create an alias name for connected WWPN alishow Show alias details aliadd To add a new  WWPN to...

Brocade Troubleshooting

Brocade Troubleshooting

Firmware download processes were discussed in the firmware download module; following the processes presented will alleviate firmware download problems. Password recovery: Switch support personnel may advise you to login to the switch as root...

Brocade health check commands

Brocade health check commands

Brocade health check commands   Below are the commands to check brocade switch health for daily monitoring purpose. psshow It shows power supplies status fanshow It shows fan status tempshow It displays internal temperature...

Connecting Devices to Brocade fabric

Connecting Devices to Brocade fabric

To attach a device to a switch, power it on, wait for it to come up, and then plug it in to the switch port Optional steps for the conservative administrator Issue portdisable prior...

Port LED based troubleshooting

Port LED based troubleshooting

Port Status LEDs Port status LED behavior may vary per switch type Check the Hardware Reference Guide for your particular switch Port LED based troubleshooting Color of LED Status of Hardware Recommended Action No...

Brocade operating systems

Brocade operating systems

Operating Systems Real-time Operating System (RTOS) Brocade uses Vxworks as Real-time Operating System Brocade uses Linux Real-time Operating System It directly communicates with the hardware It loads at the initial boot It Provides hardware...

Brocade ASIC family

Brocade ASIC family

ASIC stands for Application specific integrated circuit. Brocade switches are differentiated into generations based on the ASICs used in the switch. Different ASICs are used in different generations. ASICs are responsible for in order...