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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...

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Brocade useful commands

alicreate Create an alias name for connected WWPN alishow Show alias details aliadd To add a new  WWPN to an existing alias name aliremove To remove a member(WWPN) from alias alidelete To delete an...

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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...

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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 readings sensorshow It displays all...

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Fibre Channel Networking Model

It is easier to understand a communications protocol if it is first broken down into parts or layers. For better understanding, Fibre channel protocol has been broken into five layers. The FC-0 and FC-1...

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SFP Types

Short Wavelength (SWL) Long Wavelength (LWL) Extended Long Wavelength (ELWL) Wave Division Multiplexing (WDM)   SWL Fiber Optic SFP Module – Based on short-wavelength 850 nm lasers supporting 2 and 4 Gbit/sec link speeds....