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Cisco AJ732A - MDS 9134 Fabric Switch Release Note

Cisco mds 9000 family release notes for cisco mds san-os release 3.1(3) (ol-12208-05, may 2007)
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Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes
for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.1(3)
Release Date: May 15, 2007
Text Part Number: OL-12208-05
This document describes the caveats and limitations for switches in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family. Use
this document in conjunction with documents listed in the
Release notes are sometimes updated with new information on restrictions and caveats. Refer to the
Note
following website for the most recent version of the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/ps4159/ps4358/prod_release_notes_list.html
Contents
This document includes the following sections:
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Introduction, page 2
Caveats, page 27
"Related Documentation" section on page
33.

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.1(3) Release Date: May 15, 2007...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Introduction The Cisco MDS 9000 Family of Multilayer Directors and Fabric Switches provides industry-leading availability, scalability, security, and management, allowing you to deploy high performance...
  • Page 3 Components Supported S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Table 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued) Component...
  • Page 4 Components Supported S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Table 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued) Component...
  • Page 5 Components Supported S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Table 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued) Component...
  • Page 6: Software Download Process

    Software Download Process S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Table 1 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Supported Software and Hardware Components (continued) Component...
  • Page 7: Determining The Software Version

    Software Download Process S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Determining the Software Version To determine the version of Cisco MDS SAN-OS software currently running on a Cisco MDS 9000 Family switch using the CLI, log in to the switch and enter the show version EXEC command.
  • Page 8 Software Download Process S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Selecting the Correct Software Image for an MDS 9100 Series Switch The system and kickstart image that you use for an MDS 9100 series switch depends on which switch you use, as shown in...
  • Page 9: Upgrading Your Cisco Mds San-Os Software Image

    Upgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Migrating from Supervisor-1 Modules to Supervisor-2 Modules As of Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.0(1), the Cisco MDS 9509 and 9506 Directors support both Supervisor-1 and Supervisor-2 modules.
  • Page 10: Upgrading Your Version Of Cisco Fabric Manager

    Upgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Caution Before upgrading your Cisco MDS SAN-OS software image, you must run the Compact Flash Report utility described in the...
  • Page 11 Upgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . General Upgrading Guidelines Use the following guidelines when upgrading to Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.1(3): Install and configure dual supervisor modules.
  • Page 12 Upgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Table 4 Nondisruptive Upgrade Path to SAN-OS Release 3.1(3) (continued) Current...
  • Page 13: Upgrading With Ivr Enabled

    Upgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Table 5 FICON Nondisruptive Upgrade Path to SAN-OS 3.1(3) Current Release with...
  • Page 14: Reconfiguring Ssm Ports Before Upgrading To San-Os Release 3.1(3)

    Upgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Issue the no ivr virtual-fcdomain-add vsan-ranges vsan-range command to disable RDI mode on all Step 2 IVR enabled switches.
  • Page 15: Upgrading The Ssi Image On Your Ssm

    Upgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Hardware is Fibre Channel, SFP is short wave laser w/o OFC (SN) Port WWN is 20:4b:00:0d:ec:09:3c:00 Admin port mode is auto...
  • Page 16: Upgrading A Switch With Insufficient Space For Two Images On The Bootflash

    Upgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . All SSM applications are disabled.
  • Page 17: Downgrading Your Cisco Mds San-Os Software Image

    Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . If the new installation or upgrade fails while copying the image and you want to keep the old (existing) Step 4 image, then copy the old image (that you saved to an external server in Step 1) to the bootflash using...
  • Page 18 Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . General Downgrading Guidelines Use the following guidelines to nondisruptively downgrade your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.1(3): Install and configure dual supervisor modules.
  • Page 19 Downgrading Your Cisco MDS SAN-OS Software Image S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Table 6 Nondisruptive Downgrade Path from SAN-OS Release 3.1(3) To SAN-OS Release Nondisruptive Downgrade Path...
  • Page 20: New Features In Cisco Mds San-Os Release 3.1(3)

    New Features in Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.1(3) S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Table 7 FICON Downgrade Path from SAN-OS 3.1(3) To SAN-OS Release with FICON Enabled...
  • Page 21 New Features in Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.1(3) S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . These release notes are specific to this release.
  • Page 22 New Features in Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.1(3) S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . For complete configuration information about the CompactFlash CRC checksum test feature, refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 Family CLI Configuration Guide.
  • Page 23 Fabric Manager Login Procedure S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . User Interface Changes in Cisco Fabric Manager In Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.1(3), there are no changes in the user interface of Cisco Fabric Manager.
  • Page 24: Limitations And Restrictions

    Limitations and Restrictions S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Limitations and Restrictions This section lists the limitations and restrictions for this release.
  • Page 25 Limitations and Restrictions S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Table 8 Cisco Fabric Switches - Mapping of Internal and Displayed Interface Names Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem...
  • Page 26 Limitations and Restrictions S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . The iSNS feature does not support a graceful downgrade from Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.1(3) •...
  • Page 27: Caveats

    Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Maximum Number of Zones Supported in Interop Mode 4 In interop mode 4, the maximum number of zones that is supported in an active zone set is 2047, due to limitations in the connected vendor switch.
  • Page 28 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Table 9 Open Caveats and Resolved Caveats Reference (continued) Software Release (Open or Resolved)
  • Page 29 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Install has failed.
  • Page 30: Open Caveats

    Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . %ZONE-2-ZS_TCAM_PROGRAMMING_FAILED: %$VSAN xxx%$ TCAM operation failed : Unknown, Reason: idxmap ioctl failure Because of the programming failure, the port is effectively useless, even though it is up.
  • Page 31 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Symptom: The implementation of the Internet Key Exchange (IKE) version 2 in Cisco MDS 9000 switches may not be interoperable with other IKE version 2 implementations.
  • Page 32 Caveats S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Issue the no modem in command to disable the current modem from executing its functions: switch(config-console)# no modem in Issue the modem in command to reconfigure the modem when the upgrade is finished:...
  • Page 33: Related Documentation

    Related Documentation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Workaround: None.
  • Page 34: Cisco Fabric Manager

    Related Documentation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware Installation Guide •...
  • Page 35: Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, And Security Guidelines

    Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback,...
  • Page 36 Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m . Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.1(3) OL-12208-05...