HP A7533A - Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch Base Release Note

Hp storageworks fabric os 6.3.0c release notes (5697-0301, january 2010).
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HP StorageWorks Fabric OS 6.3.0c
Part number: 5697-0301
First edition: January 2010

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  • Page 1: Release Notes

    HP StorageWorks Fabric OS 6.3.0c Release Notes Part number: 5697-0301 First edition: January 2010...

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    Legal and notice information © Copyright 2009, 2010-NaN Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. © Copyright 2009, 2010-NaN Brocade Communications Systems, Incorporated...

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    Version 6.3.0c NOTE: This software conforms to the Fibre Channel (FC) standards and accepted engineering practices and procedures. Description Fabric OS 6.3.0 introduced support for the following new hardware platforms: HP StorageWorks DC SAN Director Multiprotocol Extension Blade, the next-generation distance extension blade for the DC SAN Backbone Director and DC04 SAN Director, supports 12 FC ports operating at 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gb/s, 10 1-GbE ports and 2 10-GbE ports.

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    Automatic Port Configuration (APC) Auto Rebalancing support for port groups; optional login balancing for individual port groups Option to disable Auto Rebalancing of logins when new N_Ports are detected Option to disable Auto Rebalancing of logins when fewer F_Ports are detected Optional support for persistent Arbitrated Loop Physical Access (ALPA) assignment APC auto detection of connection to M-series switch as N_Port connection Encryption platform enhancements...

  • Page 5: Update Recommendation, New Features, Fcip Enhancements

    Update recommendation All products supported by Fabric OS 6.0.x can be upgraded to Fabric OS 6.3.0c, with the exception of the following switches: HP StorageWorks 4/8 SAN Switch HP StorageWorks 4/16 SAN Switch Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem If applicable, HP recommends that you upgrade to Fabric OS 6.3.0c as soon as possible to take advantage of the latest fixes and features.

  • Page 6: Fcr Enhancements

    NOTE: Advanced Compression is supported only with Fabric OS 6.3.0a and later. Adaptive Rate Limiting (ARL)—The DC SAN Director Multiprotocol Extension Blade and 1606 Extension SAN Switch allow an FCIP tunnel connection to dynamically change the rate at which the tunnel transmits data through the TCP connections. ARL uses the information from the TCP connections to determine and adjust the rate limit for the FCIP tunnel dynamically.

  • Page 7: Optionally Licensed Software

    NOTE: For specific information on HP support for B-series and M-series interop fabrics, see the HP StorageWorks Merging Fabrics Based on M-series and B-series Fibre Channel Switches Application Notes . CEE/FCoE features 802.1x defines a client/server-based authentication protocol for port access control. It prohibits unknown/unauthorized clients from connecting to an Ethernet network through publicly accessible ports.

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    8 Link Inter-chassis links (ICL 8 link)—This license activates all 8 links on ICL ports on a DC04 SAN Director chassis for connection of two DC04 directors, or half of the ICL bandwidth for each ICL port on the DC SAN Backbone Director platform by enabling only 8 of the 16 links available. This allows users to purchase half the bandwidth of DC SAN Backbone Director ICL ports initially, and then upgrade with an additional 8-link license to utilize the full ICL bandwidth.

  • Page 9: Temporary License Support, Standards Compliance

    Included licensed software Enhanced Group Management—This license is included with all HP 8-Gb switches. Enhanced Group Management enables full management of the device in a data center fabric, with increased element management functionality and management task aggregation throughout the environment. This license is used in conjunction with the DCFM application software.

  • Page 10: New Hardware Support

    IEEE 802.1p, Class of Service Prioritization and Tagging IEEE 802.1v, VLAN Classification by Protocol and Port IEEE 802.AB, Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) IEEE 802.3x, Flow Control (Pause Frames) The following draft versions of the CEE and FCoE standards are also supported on the 2408 FCoE Converged Network Switch and DC SAN Director Switch 10/24 FCoE Blade: IEEE 802.1Qbb, Priority-based Flow Control IEEE 802.1Qaz, Enhanced Transmission Selection...

  • Page 11: Operating Systems

    HP StorageWorks Encryption SAN Switch (Brocade BES) HP StorageWorks DC04 SAN Director (Brocade DCX-4S) HP StorageWorks DC SAN Backbone Director (Brocade DCX) HP StorageWorks SAN Director 16 Port 8-Gb FC Blade (Brocade FC8-16) HP StorageWorks SAN Director 32 Port 8-Gb FC Blade (Brocade FC8-32) HP StorageWorks SAN Director 48 Port 8-Gb FC Blade (Brocade FC8-48) HP StorageWorks SAN Director 6 Port 10-Gb FC ISL Blade (Brocade FC10-6) HP StorageWorks DC Switch Encryption FC Blade (Brocade FS8-18)

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    HP StorageWorks 4/16 SAN Switch (Brocade 200e) HP StorageWorks 4/32 SAN Switch HP StorageWorks 4/32B SAN Switch HP StorageWorks 4/64 SAN Switch HP StorageWorks 4/256 SAN Director Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch for HP p-Class BladeSystem (Brocade 4012) Brocade 4Gb SAN Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem (Brocade 4024) HP StorageWorks 8/80 SAN Switch HP StorageWorks DC SAN Backbone Director HP StorageWorks DC04 SAN Director...

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    Secure Fabric OS feature not compatible with Fabric OS 6.x and later Fabric OS 5.3.x is the last Fabric OS version compatible with Secure Fabric OS (SFOS). However, all of the security features of SFOS have been fully integrated into the base Fabric OS, starting with Fabric OS 5.3.x.

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    Table 1 Supported Fabric OS versions Model Earliest compatible version Recommended version Not supported (support HP StorageWorks 1-Gb Switch ended December 2007) HP StorageWorks MSA SAN Switch 2/8 1,6,7 3.2.1c 3.2.1c HP StorageWorks Core Switch 2/64 Not supported (support HP StorageWorks SAN Director 2/128 in Chassis ended September 2009) Config modes 3 and 4 only HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 2/8V...

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    HP StorageWorks SAN Director 16 Port 8-Gb FC Blade (FC8-16) HP StorageWorks SAN Director 32 Port 8-Gb FC 6.1.0h 6.3.0c Blade (FC8-32) HP StorageWorks SAN Director 48 Port 8-Gb FC Blade (FC8-48) HP StorageWorks SAN Director 6 Port 10-Gb ISL 6.1.0h 6.3.0c Blade (FC10-6)

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    HP StorageWorks Merging Fabrics Based on M-series and B-series Fibre Channel Switches Application Notes, available at http://www.hp.com. When routing to an M-EOS edge fabric using frame redirection, the fabric must have a Fabric OS-based product in order to configure the frame redirection zone information. When directly attached to a host or target that is part of an encryption flow.

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    DC SAN Backbone and DC04 SAN Director blade support Fabric OS 6.3.0c is fully qualified and supports the DC Director blades listed in Table Table 3 DC Director blade support matrix Director blade Number of blades Supported with Fabric OS 6.0.0b or later with any mix, FC8-16 with up to eight blades of each type on the DC SAN FC8-32...

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    IMPORTANT: Director blades must meet the minimum Fabric OS levels to operate in the Director chassis. For example, the FC8-32 is not supported in the 4/256 SAN Director with Fabric OS 6.0.x. Table 4 Power supplies required for blades in Director chassis Director blade 4/256 SAN Director DC SAN Backbone Director and...

  • Page 19: Important Notes, Dcfm Compatibility, Fabric Os Compatibility

    Important notes This section contains information that you should consider before you use this Fabric OS release. DCFM compatibility Fabric OS 6.3.0c is fully compatible with DCFM 10.3.x management software. DCFM is a comprehensive SAN management application that enables end-to-end management of HP B-series data center fabrics.

  • Page 20: Webtools Compatibility

    When using the new Virtual Fabrics (VF) feature, HP recommends that all switches participating in a fabric with a logical switch use the latest firmware available. All switches must be operating at the minimum firmware levels or later, as noted in the FOS Interoperability table. When using either the Encryption SAN Switch or DC Switch Encryption FC Blade, switches that are attached to hosts and targets or that are part of the encryption flow must operate at the following minimum levels:...

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    Frame Redirection over FCR FCR Fabric Binding (route to M-EOS fabric with Fabric Binding) L2 Fabric Binding DCC policies SCC policies E/EX_Port Authentication ISL Trunking (frame level) Dynamic Path Selection (DPS, exchange-based routing) Dynamic Load Sharing (DLS, port-based routing) Virtual Channels (VC RDY) FICON Management Server (Cascading) FICON MIHPTO Full Scalability (to maximum M-EOS fabric limits)

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    Platform Service FCIP (VE_Ports) IPFC (IP over FC) M-EOS ALPA 0x13 configuration VE_Port to VEX_Port Integrated Routing Domain Offset Support 239 Domain Support (available on Mi10K only) Masterless F_Port Trunking (AG connect to Fabric OS switches only) FC10-6 to FC10-6 ISL RASLog Events on Duplicate WWNs Virtual Fabrics Logical Fabric using LISLs (XISLs in base Fabric)

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    NOTE: FICON Cascaded CUP is qualified on select platforms only. Firmware upgrades and downgrades Upgrading to Fabric OS 6.3.0c is allowed only from Fabric OS 6.2.0a or later. The policy to support one-level migration only, which began with Fabric OS 6.0.0, provides more reliable and robust migrations.

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    Firmware upgrade instructions IMPORTANT: HP recommends that you upgrade to Fabric OS 6.3.0c as soon as possible to take advantage of the fixes and new features. Upgrading to Fabric OS 6.3.0c is allowed only from Fabric OS 6.2.x. For more guidelines, see Update recommendation”...

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    HP Storage Essentials support HP Storage Essentials SAN management application 6.1.1 or later is supported with Fabric OS 6.3.0x. Earlier versions of HP Storage Essentials are not supported with Fabric OS 6.3.0x due to the incompatibility of Storage Essentials with the SMI-S 120.10.0 agent. FCIP, FCIP Trunking and High Bandwidth (1606 Extension SAN Switch and DC SAN Director Multiprotocol Extension Blade) The 1606 Extension SAN Switch/DC SAN Director Multiprotocol Extension Blade supports a...

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    Fabric OS 6.3 supports only up to four 1-Gb circuits per VE/FCIP tunnel for the 1-Gb interfaces. A VE/FCIP tunnel created over 10-Gb interfaces will be limited to 10 circuits created using IPIFs on the same 10-GbE port (and no more than 1 Gb per circuit). As a recommended best practice, the VE tunnel should not be oversubscribed (for example, 8-Gb FC traffic over 500 Mb/s tunnel).

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    Hot-plugging a CP with a firmware level earlier than Fabric OS 6.3.0 into a DC SAN Backbone Director or DC04 SAN Director with an active DC SAN Director Switch 10/24 FCoE Blade will result in the new standby CP not coming up. HP recommends that Converged Mode be enabled on all interfaces connected to CNAs.

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    Upgrades from Fabric OS 6.3 to future releases will be nondisruptive to data traffic and will have behavior similar to a CP failover; ethsw remains unchanged. Downgrade from Fabric OS 6.3 to 6.1.2_cee1 is disruptive if ethsw is enabled on Fabric OS 6.3.

  • Page 29: Virtual Fabrics

    Virtual Fabrics On VF-capable platforms, the VF feature (initially supported with Fabric OS 6.2.0a) must be enabled in order to utilize the related capabilities, including logical switches and logical fabrics. When creating logical fabrics that include switches that are not VF-capable, it is possible to have two logical switches with different FIDs in the same fabric.

  • Page 30: Traffic Isolation Over Fcr

    NOTE: After upgrading to this firmware release, if users want to enable the Adaptive Networking QoS feature on 4-Gb platforms and on the Extended Fabrics E_Ports on both 4-Gb and 8-Gb platforms, they must do so explicitly through the available user interfaces. QoS is supported on switches in Access Gateway mode with Fabric OS 6.3.0x.

  • Page 31: Integrated Routing

    Switch EX_Port. To avoid this, ensure that the Mi10k is operating with MEOS 9.9.5 or later for this configuration. Integrated routing To allow HCL on an 8/40 SAN Switch when using Integrated Routing, the edge switch connected to the 8/40 SAN Switch must be running Fabric OS 6.1 or later. Integrated Routing EX_Ports are supported only in the base switch on a switch with VF enabled.

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    FICON For the DC SAN Backbone Director, FICON is not allowed with a 48-port blade in the Default Logical Switch. All ports on a 48–port blade must be assigned to a user-defined Logical Switch to use them in a FICON enabled switch. The DC04 SAN Director is not supported for FICON Cascading in interopmode 2 or 3 for use in mixed fabrics with M-EOS platforms.

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    As a best practice for deploying Fabric OS switches and directors into a FICON environment, verify the Fabric OS version shipped with the most current Fabric OS recommendation. HP Manageability recommends that you update all Fabric OS switches and directors to the same Fabric OS levels for production.

  • Page 34: Port Mirroring, Port Fencing

    Port Mirroring On the 8/80 SAN Switch, the Port Mirroring feature has a limitation where all port mirror resources must remain in the same ASIC port group. The resources are the configure mirror port, Source Device, and Destination Device or ISL, if the Destination Device is located on another switch. The ASIC port groups are 0-15, 16-31, 32-47, 48-63, and 64-79.

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    Time Division Multiplexor (TDM). To overcome this limitation and provide support for frame-based trunking with Extended Fabrics, Fabric OS 6.2.x and later has been enhanced to support interop- erability with these distance extension devices. Fabric OS 6.3.0 and later allows Extended Fabrics E_Ports to operate in VC_RDY mode using either ARB or IDLE primitives as fill words.

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    ARB(FF)/ARB(FF) for initialization and fill words. The portcfgfillword command configures the ARB/ARB implementation. portCfgFillWord command The portCfgFillWord command configures the fill word for a single 8-Gb FC port. Syntax: portcfgfillword [slotnumber/]portnumber, mode Description: Use this command to configure the fill word for an 8-Gb FC port. (It does not apply to a non-8-Gb FC port.) This command disables and re-enables the port;...

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    will take effect. The persistent configuration is on a port-by-port basis; that is, if an 8-Gb device is connected to a 2-Gb or 4-Gb SFP, and that SFP is replaced with an 8-Gb SFP, then the current behavior of the mode is activated. Updated command message when you execute the following lscfg --create command: switch_128:FID128:admin>...

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    Function WebTools 6.1.0 DCFM Comments Define device alias Zone Admin Configure > Zoning Configure > Zoning The Compare dialog provides the Storage-Host and Host-Storage Device accessibility matrix Zone Admin view in a tree representation that is comparable to the Device Accessibility Matrix when all devices are selected.

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    If two Encryption Engines are part of a High Availability Cluster, configure the host/target pair such that they form a multipath from both EEs. Avoid connecting both the host/target pairs to the same EE. This connectivity does not give full redundancy in case of EE failure resulting in HAC failover.

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    Before committing configurations or modifications to the CTC or LUNs on an HP Encryption Switch or HP Encryption Blade, make sure that there are no outstanding zoning transactions in the switch or fabric. Failure to do so results in the commit operation for the CTC or LUNs failing and may cause the LUNs to be disabled.

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    In the event of the GL node failing to come back up, the GL node can be replaced with a new node. The following are the procedures to allow an EG to function with existing member nodes and to replace the failed GL node with a new node. Make one of the existing member nodes the Group Leader node and continue operations.

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    to Block-0 again (and if the key is expired), a new key is created and used henceforth. The expired key is then marked as read only and used only for restoring data from previously encrypted tapes. With Windows and Veritas Volume Manager/Veritas Dynamic Multipathing, when LUN sizes less than 400 MB are presented to the Encryption SAN Switch for encryption, a host panic may occur;...

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    Media Type : DISK System Card Label System Card CID Remote EE Reachability : Node WWN/Slot EE IP Addr EE State IO Link State 10:00:00:05:1e:53:77:80/0 10.32.53.107 EE_STATE_ONLINE Non-Reachable 10:00:00:05:1e:53:b7:ae/0 10.32.53.105 EE_STATE_ONLINE Non-Reachable SKM FIPS Mode Enablement FIPS compliance mode is disabled in SKM by default. To enable it, follow the procedure described in the SKM user guide, “Configuring the Key Manager for FIPS Compliance”...

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 FICON emulation failing. Pending Merge:VTs/VIs disappear when rebooting the HP Storage- Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Works Encryption SAN Switch that has all the physical connections to targets and initiators. Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Workaround prior to code change: If a Host and Target are no longer zoned together, the user should also...

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Sometimes config file downloaded may cause the configdownload Workaround prior to code change: Disable the switch and then attempt command to crash. configdownload. Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Workaround prior to code change: Do not disable a switch immediately After changing FID on HP StorageWorks 8/40 SAN Switch and then after enabling if it's coming up with performing switchenable, switchdisable, observed ASSERT.

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Failover when Logical Switch (LS) trans incomplete Observed and Workaround prior to code change: Panic. Ficud terminated detected when FID is created Do not use logical switches. Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 ISMIC - When a reset of a HP-VC is done via the OA, the vcfcadm_ Workaround prior to code change: user password is NOT generated as seen from the console log, thereby Power off and then Poweri on the...

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    Discovered that a stable working encryption group had split after a Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 successful I/O test run. Detected termination of 0.weblinker.fcg on HP StorageWorks DC04 Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 SAN Director. Fabric OS 6.2.0 does not provide chassisinfo with snmpv1 without Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 adding and configuring an snmpv3 user.

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Workaround prior to code change: DC SAN Director-upgrade from 6.1.1a to 6.2.0, hit FFDC, then panic- CPs were not in sync when detected termination of process pdmd:2676. downgrading to 6.1.1a. Did net install on DC SAN Director to 6.1.1a and upgrade to 6.2.0b.

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    Node descriptors are missing for DC SAN Director and DC04 SAN Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Director. Tape pipelining code begins to randomly send only data frames in an Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 exchange to tape drive. Partitioned DC04 SAN Director panicked after reset allegiance issued Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 by multiple hosts.

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    Authentication is getting failed after 15 minutes if we configured ex- Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 ternal authentication like LDAP or Radius server. Tape pipelining code on PI side does not close exchange upon a ELS Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 RJT response to REC -- "invalid oxid/rxid combo".

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Out of Memory due to switch not timing out in.telnetd processes. Workaround prior to code change: Reboot the switch. Transmitted Rate / Received rates based on the Bytes Transmitted / Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Bytes Received are greater than the peak rates (RateTxPeakByte &...

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 4 Gb SAN Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem AG may login to DC Workaround prior to code change: SAN Director with wrong pwwn. Reboot AG. Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 OpenVMS init command is not correctly supported. In Fabric OS 6.2, OID for connUnitType no longer returns the correct Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 access gateway mode status.

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Need to support a command "clear logging" to clear all debug log Workaround prior to code change: Go to FOS mode and issue an messages accumulated. errclear command. Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 CLI output consistency and input validation issues around key lifespan Workaround prior to code change: option of a LUN.

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 WebTools shows no SFP details for CEE interfaces. Workaround prior to code change: Use the CLI interface. On Enabling LLDP status and assigning FCoE priority bits globally, is Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 not getting reflected in Port Admin window. Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Workaround prior to code change: Do clean-up before downloading a...

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    In an FCR environment, switch runs out of memory when connected Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 with EoS switches. Blades are not shown in when a slot is hot plugged in to a DC SAN Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Director or DC04 SAN Director.

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    Fabric OS 6.2 Radius Calling-station-ID (31) implementation is used Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 for both "device called by" and "workstation called from" hostname/IP address. 2408 FCoE CN Switch has issues interoperating with Foundry FCX Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 and FESX LACP.

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Switch Admin: Proper error message should pop up when disabling Workaround prior to code change: of FCoE in a VLAN fails. View the switch events to determine the reason for failure. Switch panic when supportsave read invalid data on GE ports without Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 FC Fastwrite enabled.

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    VCM don’t have GUI capability to change SNMP read community Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 configuration. 8/80 SAN Switch: Removing any power supply FRU causes fans to Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 speed up for a short period (which is not expected). The SFP parameters are not returning for the ports which are under Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 the logical switches other than the default logical switch.

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Fabric Watch: The FRU status does not auto-refresh after removal/in- Workaround prior to code change: sertion of the FRU. Close and re-open Fabric Watch. Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 FCoE frames from any SMAC are incorrectly passed to the FC side. Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Switchname mismatch between GUI display and CLI.

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    Node descriptors are not shown for M-EOS switch in DCFM when using Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 a Fabric OS switch as the seed switch. Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Get error CHASSIS, ERROR, SYS, FPGA error, DECRYPT_DECOM- Workaround prior to code change: PRESS_FAIL : Cmd 0x932b6000, Myxid 0x6b3, PI/PT Erase the media outside of the 0x41d00/0x41acc, Lun 0, PIOxid 0x131 PTRxid and the tape drive...

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Workaround prior to code change: Other methods of creating TI Zones and modifying the definitions work Sequence of creating two TI zones, not saving the change and then seamlessly. Its just this odd set of steps that produce the failing condition.

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Workaround prior to code change: Wait for system to stabilize after Detected termination of management server daemon during stress executing bladedisable and testing on DC SAN Director with 8 logical switches. before issuing hafailover or disable MS platform services while performing stress testing.

  • Page 63

    Fruclass in fru table and fruhistoryclass in fruhistorytable of HA MIB Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 shows other(1) for CP slot instead of cp(4) for DC SAN Director and DC04 SAN Director. CPstatus change trap is not generated on issuing HA failover for 4/256 Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 SAN Director, but the failover happens and the CP status change oid returns changed values.

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    Unexpected software call traceback error messages are being dis- Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 played on the console. DC SAN Director standby CP may reboot due to ASSERT - Failed ex- Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 pression: new_snode != NULL if the chassis have 6-port 10Gb FC ISL blade.

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    IROUNDUP failure when channel running local to DC04 SAN Director Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 CUP. Need to add two more values for SNMP port state that includes "val- Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 idating (10)" module is being validated and "invalidModule (11)" module is invalid.

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    Fabric watch is allows setting of the Traits and Alarm configuration Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 even when no alarms are available for all of the classes in WebTools. The 'swFCPortTable' displays the port statistical data for the logical Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 port.

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    When using pathinfo in MetaSAN, where the destination domain Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 queried overlaps with intermediate hop/domain, output of this com- mand is not accurate. Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Workaround prior to code change: Date cmd should be rejected on non-Default LS. Change date only on the default switch.

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 EE monitor counter is not incrementing after firmware upgrade to 6.2.0. Workaround prior to code change: Delete and re-install EE Monitors. ISL monitor total transmit and number of destination domains monitored Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 counters show 0 when traffic is running thru this ISL.

  • Page 69

    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 Data miscompare during path failover in active/passive array. Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 I/O timeouts observed during first time re-key of disk LUNs Adding a tapepool (commit) cause hacluster failover even the Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0 (container owner) switch is still disabled.

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    Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0a sysshutdown on 8Gb SAN Switch for HP BladeSystem c-Class may Workaround prior to code change: cause panic and reboots. Use the CLI shutdown command. HP StorageWorks Multiprotocol Router Blade heartbeat stops, causing Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0a a reboot while traffic is running over FCIP links.

  • Page 71

    During factory install, configdownload does not download some Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0a of the FCoE settings in Fabric OS 6.3.0. This issue pertains to the factory only and will not be encountered in the field. Port reference provided to FICON host by Director History Buffer incor- Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0a rectly references port address rather than port number.

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    Copper 1-GbE SFP can get into an illegal state on Extension SAN Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0a Switch where no LED light is shown, but port is online and working. Fabric OS 6.3.0b fixes Table 11 lists defects closed in the Fabric OS 6.3.0b firmware release. Table 11 Fabric OS 6.3.0b closed defects Closed defect summary Solution...

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    Closed defect summary Solution On an HP StorageWorks DC SAN Director Switch Multiprotocol Exten- sion Blade or 1606 Extension Switch, the portdisable xge0 CLI Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0b command does not disable the port, even though the RAS log and switchshow list it as disabled.

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    Closed defect summary Solution A HP StorageWorks 1606 SAN Extension Switch panicked and Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0b crashed during an overnight I/O test in FMS mode (FICON CUP). Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0b Internal FICON error occurs during a port swap in FMS mode. After a non-disruptive firmware upgrade, when a port on an HP Stor- Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0b ageWorks 1606 SAN Extension Switch is changed from EX_Port to...

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    Switch panic occurs when management application performs repeat FCP LUN emulation queries. If the device gives an inappropriate re- sponse, or no response, to an FCP LUN request, FCP Daemon retries Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0c the query and the thread becomes stuck. Any new FCP LUN request that is issued from the management application generates a new thread.

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    RNID frame type field from the host is corrupted internally when the host is connected over FCIP, and is rejected by the switch. This results Fixed in Fabric OS 6.3.0c in the switch being unable to get FICON CHPID online to VSM (Virtual Tape Subsystem) over an emulated or non-emulated VE tunnel.

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