Tagged: SAN switch

How to do zoning in Cisco MDS SAN switches

Pre-requisites to do zoning in cisco Fabric Collect the VSAN ID details and identify VSAN Collect active zoneset in VSAN. (sh zoneset active| grep -i zoneset) Collect WWPN details of the host. Collect WWPN...

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...

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...

What is Zoning?

Zoning Zoning means restricting to scope of an initiator (host) to particular target (storage array) in fabric. An initiator can see only the devices from particular storage array which is zoned to it. Zoning...

Brocade SAN Switch port states

The possible brocade Switch port states are Port State Description No Card No card is present in Switch slot. Usually we find this port state in Director class switches No_Module No SFP module in...

All Brocade SAN switch commands

S.No Command Description 1 aaaconfig Configure RADIUS for AAA services 2 ad Specifies all administration domain (AD)-level operations 3 ag Configure the Access Gateway feature 4 agautomapbalance Configure the Access Gateway automapbalance feature 5...