• MDS device names

    under the MDS directors I can see several names like information for device ID xyz "Tuscany-fw" or Aakash or Tuscany-que what are the names stands for the models are MDS 9509 and 9506
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  • Cisco Npiv and fport-channel trunk quetion

    This might have already been answered. But, I have a UCS vBlock the switch has NPIV enabled and the FI on the UCS are NPV enabled.  What I nned to do is enable another Cisco switch 9500 series outside the vBloc...
    last modified by Bing59
  • Unable to logon using admin account on a cisco mds switch

    I have a cisco MDS 9710 switch with TACACS enabled. I am unable to logon using the admin account. Getting access denied. Tried resetting the password for the account but even then logon doesn't work.   Could som...
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  • Cisco MDS Refuses to Authenticate to RADIUS Server

    I have my switch configured to use a RADIUS server for remote authentication. If I log in with a local user, I can prove the authentication to RADIUS works with the aaa test command. If I try to log in via Device Mana...
  • When will CMCNE be supported on Windows Server 2016?

    The release notes for Version 14.3.1 state that only up to Windows Server 2012 R2 is supported as an operating system. I tried, but failed to install CMCNE 14.3.1 on Windows 2016. First attempt gave me this error mes...
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  • Discovered: SNMP communication failed. SNMP credentials may be invalid. : Seed Switch

    When I am in CMCNE 14.3.1 in Discovery I receive the following message for the two virtual switches:   Discovered: SNMP communication failed. SNMP Credentials may be invalid.: Seed Switch   However when I ...
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  • MDS Upgrade 9506 5.0.4d > 5.2.2d

    Hi ALL,   I need some information regarding Firmware upgrade MDS-9506, I little bit confusion in it. Should I copied the firmware bootflash and slot 0 and what is slot 0.   Regards Awais 
    Muhammad Awais
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  • question about 8GB line card

    Hello,   Our directors and edge switches are currently at 4.2(7b). Old, I know, however, it has been hard to get outages. We need to install an 8GB line card into the directors to allow for ARRAY - Director zoni...
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  • previous zone lost in cisco san switch

    I faced one issue. the scenario is like this.. before 2 months i configured one zoning at that time the devices are properly detected and established communication,at that time i think i forgot to run the command " co...
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  • Insufficient Resources

    Hi,   I plan to perform the upgrade for one of my SAN switches from 4.2(7a) to 5.0(4d).Anyhow from the below compatibility check it seems that it will be a disruptive upgrade due to insufficient resources.  ...
    last modified by Mudzaffar_Ashidi@dell.com
  • Principal Switch

    I have 2 switch that is trunked each other (edge and core).The core switch have the lowest firmware compared to the edge switch.Is there anything wrong with the "principal" and "local" switch setting from the edge swi...
    last modified by Mudzaffar_Ashidi@dell.com
  • Dropped packets in portchannel without bandwidth issue

    Hello experts,   I'm seeing the following: 2 Cisco MDS switches connected over a portchannel which consists of 2 ISLs. Each ISL is running at 4Gb, so the portchannel is 8Gb. We're seeing lots of dropped packets ...
    last modified by RRR

    Hi I just wondering why the event shows 2xtimes for down,and 1xtime for up only..Appreciate if any expert out there can explain me on this   2012 Jun 17 06:27:16 SELDSSW301 %PORT-5-IF_DOWN_LINK_FAILURE: %$VSAN 3%...
    last modified by Mudzaffar_Ashidi@dell.com
  • Question about the oversubscription in MDS 9513

    Hi All,   below is the oversubscription output from our core switch MDS 9513.can somebody tell me what is the bandwidth means here ? is that bandwidth for each port group ?   ModuleGroupPortsBandwidthInputR...
    Anoop Ratnan
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  • Can i create / configure zones using Cisco Device Manager

    I can't see any option to do that !? i guess i have to have Fabric manager instead ?
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  • how to supress MDS 9134 switch alerts severity 5 and below

    Hello,We are getting lots of severity 6 and 7 alerts regarding licenses on a daily basis from our switches. We would like to supress these alerts since we already know what is going on. Is there a way to supress alert...
    last modified by admingirl
  • Brocade 48K Merge into Existing Fabrics

    Hi All,   We are trying to re-deploy the switches, these are shipped from a different datacenter, and now we are targeting them bring into (merge) production/existing fabrics this weekend. As part of the process...
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  • ESRS and Radius Authentication

    Is anyone using ESRS with Cisco MDS switches that are also setup for RADIUS Authentication? If so how do you handle EMC access to the switches? My initial thought was to create an AD account but attempt to limit it to...
    last modified by hershal
  • Cisco FabricManager log settings

    my FabricManager server has ran out of space on the C: drive recently and I tracked it down to too many large fmserver.log.x files. when it runs out of space, the fabric manager server service crashes and you lose acc...
    last modified by jimkunysz
  • MDS9500 gen3 module - max. interfaces in port-channel?

    Hi,   Just trying to establish the maximum no. of interfaces (ISL's) we can configure into a port-channel using MDS9500 with gen3 modules and supervisor2 cards. Reading the docs there was a limit of x16 on gen2 (...
    last modified by OwenB