• Running an ISL at 8Gb produces lots of errors, 4Gb is error free. Don't understand why.

    We have 2 locations, separated by 610 meters and 1245 meters dark fiber. The switches are Brocade DS-300B with 8Gb long wave (10 km) SFPs. When the switch ports run at 8Gb I see a lot of errors and communication betw...
    last modified by RRR
  • LDAP/TACACS Authentication on MDS

    Hi, I am looking to move away from using local accounts on our MDS switches as an auditing requirement We use cli/DCNM/device manager/ECC/Prosphere.  Has anyone implemented (LDAP)Active directory or Tacacs au...
    last modified by SeanK-F_EaN
  • Cisco MDS9706 vs 9396S

    I've got a need of ~70x ports to migrate from an existing MDS9509.  We have a very simple configuration, one zoneset per switch, no ISL's to other san switches (not counting UCS), no extended distance.  We a...
    last modified by InsaneGeek
  • Hyper converged configuration and MDS 9509 directors, 9148

    Our network team was talking about using hyper-converged adapters for our SAN fabric. We currently use core-edge topology using 9509 directors and 9148 edge switches. What needs to be done(or can it be done), for the ...
    last modified by admingirl
  • Brocade DS-6505 SAN Switch Interconnecting Problem

    hi, we have 2 x DS-6505 SAN Switches connected already with running configuration and now we are consideriing connecting another DS-6505 to the domain, however, the new DS-6505 SAN Switch already has its own zone and ...
    last modified by EdLam
  • Hi

    I see a weird issue with some of the VM's, the guest OS is corrupted. and on SAN Switch i see the error. 2016.12.07 21:08:09  ERROR model.Fabric - fabricMembersChanged FcPortBase NOT found Cisco_20:00:00:05:73:e...
    last modified by katipaga
  • Port-Channel Resources Unavailable

    I am trying to create a new port-channel on Cisco 9710 for UCS to channel 20 but when adding more than one port (fc1/40) I receive the following error. command failed: port not compatible [Resources Unavailable].&nb...
    last modified by krbarnes88
  • Cisco MDS-9718 Connected to different phase power feed

    Hi All, The power distribution boards are not an issue because we already have two, Orange and Grey supplied from separate data centre feeds. These will each feed the Cisco MDS-9718 grid A or B.   These powe...
    last modified by HermieJ
  • Zone IP servers to FC Storage via FCOE

    We are planning to ISL a Nexus 5696 to MDS9710   With what I understand ISLing these switches would be similar to ISLing 2 fabric switches. however, if a server is connected to an 10g IP port how do we zone it? ...
    last modified by nasiamohamedullas
  • Moving the FX8-24 Blade from one DCX switch to another

    Hi, We have a DCX (DCX-A) switch in Datacenter A (DC A). The network team plans to move its DWDM equipment from DCA to DCB. We have a DCX Switch in the Datacenter B.  Slot 11 in the DCX A Switch has an FX8-24 B...
    last modified by SaifAhmed
  • DCNM 7.2.3 with Oracle 11g Express

    We have a small environment originally with DCNM 6.2.3 and Postgres 8.3.  We have trouble installing and upgrading existing Postgres.  Most likely it is caused by modified dll permission etc based on forum.&...
    last modified by wlayeung
  • Port group in Brocade 6510 Switch

    In any Cisco SAN switch each port bandwidth is shared with a port group consists of 12 port , for Brocade 6510 is the same concept is applied there ? I need to dedicate a port speed for few ports and I need more infor...
    last modified by JOE.
  • Brocade 6510 and MP7800 switch Visio

    Hi, where i can find visio stencils for brocade 6510 and MP7800 switches?
    last modified by Marsillam
  • Brocade switch - CMCNE 12.0.3 - Encryption group leader is not currently managed

    We have Brocade encryption switch that is managed by Connectrix GUI (CMCNE 12.0.3). The encryotion group and two swithces are configured through CLI within the group to use an RKM certificate. When I do cryptocfg --sh...
    last modified by odyssey223
  • CMCNE with Cisco ACS 5.2

    Hi,   I'm trying to use a TACACS solution to authenticate users on the CMCNE tool.   When I test the connection with the ACS, I have an error saying that the authorization is failed. On the ACS side, I on...
    last modified by malkevia
  • To remove a email recipient using fwmailcfg in Brocade switch

    Hi   Is there a way to remove a email recipient using fwmailcfg in Brocade.  i can see the options to disable,enable mail alert and to set the email recipient but not an option to remove few recipients. Als...
    created by Daries
  • Inter VSAN Routing- IVR

    Dear Team,   I am going to configure the IVR. My Environment is mentioned below. So please let me know how to create the IVR between primary and DR site by using below inputs.   Production  Site  F...
    last modified by RashidABC

    I trying to connect CMCNE 12.4.1 to SCOM 2012 R2.  What user ID is required for the plug-in?  Is it a local CMCNE Operator account, or a domain account, and what rights does it need in AD, SCOM, and CMCNE? ...
    last modified by ctsams
  • Cisco DCNM lists devices under wrong tab

    Hello all, I'm using Cisco Cisco DCNM 7.2(1) to manage SAN fabrics. We have just plugged new RPA appliances to the SAN, on both Fabrics; each appliance has 2 ports n Fabric 1 and 2 ports on Fabric 2.   There's so...
    last modified by pafi
  • upgrade Cisco mds9222i from 4.2.1 to 6.2 Cannot find a compatibility matrix to arrays

    I want to upgrade the Cisco mds 9222i from 4.2.1 to 6.2 but cannot find a single compatibility matrix to check ciso mds OS versions to flare (clarion) code levels. Do we need to check those? OR compatibility to recov...
    last modified by nasiamohamedullas