• Remove Virtual Fabric

    Hello,     I need help for merging 2 switches where VF needs to be disabled.     Below is our current Brocade switches configuration;     Model: Brocade 6520     Switches: &...
    last modified by SunshineM
  • 9513 to 9710 migration

    Current environment is two separate fabrics made up of 9513's running 5.2.8a. attached through ISL's are IBM Blade centers using Cisco 4GB switch modules running various versions of 5.2.8. Also IBM Blade centers using...
    last modified by DanielHahl
  • Fully Resilient FCIP Design CISCO MDS 9250i

    Hi i just have a question about VSAN configuration for fully resilient FCIP Design, because i am a little bit confuse for backup paths (Blue and Orange line), if you see the image i am going to connect VSAN 60, prof...
    created by kikoguanabakoa
  • Merge New Cisco MDS 9148S (ISL-PortChannel)

    Hi   could you help me please?   i am going to config (merge) 4 new switches cisco MDS 9148s in pairs by using ISL-Port Channel (cascade)   sw1-sw2 and sw3-sw4, but a am not sure how to set the s...
    last modified by kikoguanabakoa
  • Connectrix vdx-6740b - no console

    hi guys, I have a minicom linking to console port on vdx-6740b and when I power up the switch I see boot process goes seemingly fine, but when that completes I do not get prompt, no response. Switch goes silent when ...
    last modified by pe243
  • merge Cisco MDS 9148s

    How many minimum and maximum ports are needed to perform an ISL between Cisco Switch MDS 9148s?
    last modified by aldocortes
  • Recommendation for Positions of Members of a Port-Channel on the MDS 9148S

    Hi   does any one what is the recommendation for positions of members of a port channel on the MDS 9148?? and what is the best practice, i mean, how many ports per port channel is the recomendation??   Be...
    created by kikoguanabakoa
  • Same VE port FID on MP7800 and on DCX

    Hi,   I have a couple of MP7800 with VE ports configured and productive, and on one of those VE ports there's a FID that is the same of a DCX I want to connect to those MP7800. Can this be an issue?   TIA
  • Initiator logged out from the switch

    Hello, We came across an issue where an initiator (ESXi host)  logged out from the switch and logged back in after a few min. Investigation from the OS logs reveal that initiator has been forced to log out upon ...
    last modified by charank25
  • 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