Tagged: Brocade

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 zoning 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...

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   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...

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...

Fibre Channel Frame

Fibre Channel Frame   S O F HEADER PAYLOAD C R C E O F   4 24 2112 4 4   Fibre Channel places a restriction on the length of the data field...

Fibre Channel Networking Model

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...