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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 Fabric Manager
Configuration Guide, Release 4.x
Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) Through 4.1(3a)
Cisco MDS 9000 FabricWare Release 4.x
February 2009
Americas Headquarters
Cisco Systems, Inc.
170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134-1706
USA
http://www.cisco.com
Tel: 408 526-4000
800 553-NETS (6387)
Fax: 408 527-0883
Text Part Number: OL-17256-03

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  • Page 1 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide, Release 4.x Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.1(1b) Through 4.1(3a)
  • Page 2 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 SPECIFICATIONS AND INFORMATION REGARDING THE PRODUCTS IN THIS MANUAL ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
  • Page 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 C O N T E N T S New and Changed Information lvii...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    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 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager C H A P T E R Starting a Switch in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family...
  • Page 5 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 Importing PM Statitics Data to Fabric Manager 2-24 Installing Fabric Manager...
  • Page 6 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 Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Server Admin Perspective Fabric Manager Main Window Menu Bar...
  • Page 7 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 Device Manager C H A P T E R Device Manager Overview...
  • Page 8 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 Using Your Own Values 7-26 Viewing Switch Bandwidth...
  • Page 9 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 Viewing Log Information 7-62 Downloading Fabric Manager Client...
  • Page 10 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 Grace Period Alerts 10-15 License Transfers Between Switches...
  • Page 11 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 Configuring CDP 12-12 Using the CFS Infrastructure...
  • Page 12 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 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN 14-1 C H A P T E R...
  • Page 13 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 Preparing for a Nondisruptive Upgrade on Fabric and Modular Switches 15-13 Performing a Nondisruptive Upgrade on a Fabric Switch...
  • Page 14 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 Managing System Hardware 18-1 C H A P T E R...
  • Page 15 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 Configuring Interfaces 20-1 C H A P T E R...
  • Page 16 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 About SFP Transmitter Types 20-21 Displaying SFP Transmitter Types...
  • Page 17 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 NPV Traffic Management Guidelines 21-7 Configuring NPV...
  • Page 18 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 Configuring Module Interface Shared Resources 22-28 Configuration Guidelines for 48-Port, 24-Port, and 4/44-Port 8-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching...
  • Page 19 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 Deleting PortChannels 23-16 Interfaces in a PortChannel...
  • Page 20 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 Configuring Domain Parameters 25-1 C H A P T E R...
  • Page 21 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 Fabric Configuration P A R T Configuring and Managing VSANs...
  • Page 22 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 Configuring DPVM with the DPVM Wizard 28-2 About DPVM Databases...
  • Page 23 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 Border Switch Guidelines 29-10 Configuring IVR NAT and IVR Auto Topology...
  • Page 24 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 Configuring and Managing Zones 30-1 C H A P T E R...
  • Page 25 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 Configuring Zone-Based Traffic Priority 30-37 Configuring Default Zone QoS Priority Attributes...
  • Page 26 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 Discarding Changes 31-7 Legacy Zone Alias Conversion...
  • Page 27 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 About Reordering Network Frames 32-15 About Reordering PortChannel Frames...
  • Page 28 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 About Initiating Customized Discovery 35-2 Initiating Customized Discovery...
  • Page 29 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 About FICON Device Allegiance 36-23 Automatically Saving the Running Configuration...
  • Page 30 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 Database Merge Guidelines 37-5 World Wide Names...
  • Page 31 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 Database Merge Guidelines 39-10 Displaying Roles When Distribution is Enabled...
  • Page 32 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 Configuring the Notification Target User 40-11 Configuring Event Security...
  • Page 33 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 About the Default TACACS+ Server Encryption Type and Preshared Key 41-15 Setting the Default TACACS+ Server Encryption Type and Preshared Key...
  • Page 34 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 ToS Information 42-5 Creating IPv4-ACLs or IPv6-ACLs with the IP-ACL Wizard...
  • Page 35 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 Deleting RSA Key-Pairs from Your Switch 43-16 Example Configurations...
  • Page 36 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 About Crypto IPv4-ACLs 44-22 Crypto IPv4-ACL Guidelines...
  • Page 37 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 About the DHCHAP Timeout Value 45-9 Configuring the DHCHAP Timeout Value...
  • Page 38 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 Locking the Fabric 46-18 Committing the Changes...
  • Page 39 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 VRRP 48-6 Ethernet PortChannels...
  • Page 40 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 Using the SAN Extension Tuner Wizard 49-4 Default Settings...
  • Page 41 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 About iSLB Initiators 50-37 Configuring iSLB Using Device Manager...
  • Page 42 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 Creating an iSNS Client Profile 50-68 About iSNS Server Functionality...
  • Page 43 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 Adding Virtual Router IP Addresses 51-11 Setting the Priority for the Virtual Router...
  • Page 44 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 Configuring Beacon Mode 53-3 Configuring Autonegotiation...
  • Page 45 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 Configuring SCSI Flow Services and Statistics 55-1 C H A P T E R...
  • Page 46 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 Events in Device Manager 57-5 Performance Monitoring...
  • Page 47 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 Monitoring Network Traffic Using SPAN 60-1 C H A P T E R...
  • Page 48 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 Default Settings 61-11 Configuring Call Home...
  • Page 49 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 Sample Syslog Alert Notification in Full-txt Format 62-24 Sample Syslog Alert Notification in XML Format...
  • Page 50 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 Ingress Port Rate Limiting 64-11 Default Settings...
  • Page 51 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 Timer Configuration Per-VSAN 66-16 Configuring a Fabric Analyzer...
  • Page 52 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 What do I do if the Fabric Manager or Performance Manager service shows up as “disabled”...
  • Page 53 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 How do I set the map layout so it stays after Fabric Manager restarted? 67-13 What do I do when two switches show on the map, but there is only one switch?
  • Page 54 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 HTTP/HTTPS 69-2 WDSL...
  • Page 55 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 getHost 69-13 getHostByFabric...
  • Page 56 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide OL-17256-03, Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.x...
  • Page 57: New And Changed Information

    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 New and Changed Information This document provides release-specific information for each new and changed feature in Cisco MDS Fabric Manager Release 4.x software.
  • Page 58: Chapter 2 Installing Cisco Mds Nx-Os And Fabric Manager

    New and Changed Information 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 New and Changed Features for Cisco MDS Fabric Manager Release 4.x (continued) Changed...
  • Page 59 New and Changed Information 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 New and Changed Features for Cisco MDS Fabric Manager Release 4.x (continued) Changed...
  • Page 60 New and Changed Information 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide OL-17256-03, Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.x...
  • Page 61 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 Preface This preface describes the audience, organization, and conventions of the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Configuration Guide.
  • Page 62 Preface 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 Chapter Title Description...
  • Page 63 Preface 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 Chapter Title Description...
  • Page 64 Preface 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 Chapter Title Description...
  • Page 65 Preface 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 Chapter Title Description...
  • Page 66: Document Conventions

    Preface 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 Chapter Title Description...
  • Page 67: Related Documentation

    Preface 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 Screen examples use these conventions: Terminal sessions and information the switch displays are in screen font.
  • Page 68: Hardware Installation

    Preface 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 NX-OS Release Compatibility Matrix for IBM SAN Volume Controller Software for •...
  • Page 69: Obtaining Documentation And Submitting A Service Request

    Preface 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 SMI-S Programming Reference •...
  • Page 70 Preface 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide OL-17256-03, Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.x...
  • Page 71: Getting Started

    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 A R T Getting Started...
  • Page 72 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...
  • Page 73: Product Overview

    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 C H A P T E R Product Overview The Cisco MDS 9000 Family of multilayer directors and fabric switches offers intelligent...
  • Page 74: Cisco Mds 9500 Series Multilayer Directors

    Chapter 1 Product Overview Hardware Overview 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 9500 Series Multilayer Directors The Cisco MDS 9500 Series includes the following multilayer, modular directors: The Cisco MDS 9513 Director, which has thirteen slots, two of which (slot 7 and slot 8) are reserved...
  • Page 75: Cisco Mds 9200 Series Fabric Switches

    Chapter 1 Product Overview Hardware Overview 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 14/2-port Multiprotocol Services (MPS-14/2) module •...
  • Page 76: Cisco Mds 9100 Series Fixed Configuration Fabric Switches

    Chapter 1 Product Overview Cisco NX-OS Software Configuration 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 18/4-port Multiservice FIPS Module with Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 •...
  • Page 77: Tools For Software Configuration

    Chapter 1 Product Overview Cisco NX-OS Software Configuration 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 This section includes the following topics: Tools for Software Configuration, page 1-5 •...
  • Page 78: Software Configuration Overview

    Chapter 1 Product Overview Cisco NX-OS Software Configuration 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 Device View displays a continuously updated physical representation of the switch –...
  • Page 79 Chapter 1 Product Overview Cisco NX-OS Software Configuration 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 Advanced Configuration These sections contain additional configuration information for NX-OS software and the MDS 9000 Family of switches and includes the following topics:...
  • Page 80 Chapter 1 Product Overview Cisco NX-OS Software Configuration 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 IPsec for network security (Chapter 44, “Configuring IPsec Network Security”)
  • Page 81: Starting A Switch In The Cisco Mds 9000 Family

    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 C H A P T E R Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager The Cisco Fabric Manager is a set of network management tools that supports Secure Simple Network...
  • Page 82: Initial Setup Routine

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Initial Setup Routine 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 console port is physically connected to a computer terminal (or terminal server).
  • Page 83: Default Login

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Initial Setup Routine 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 Destination prefix, destination prefix subnet mask, and next hop IP address, if you want to –...
  • Page 84: Assigning Setup Information

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Initial Setup Routine 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 Figure 2-1 Management Access to Switches Router...
  • Page 85 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Initial Setup Routine 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 Confirm the administrator password.
  • Page 86 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Initial Setup Routine 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 Enter the SNMPv3 password (minimum of eight characters).
  • Page 87 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Initial Setup Routine 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 Be sure to configure the IP route, the default network IP address, and the default gateway IP Note address to enable SNMP access.
  • Page 88 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Initial Setup Routine 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 Enter noshut (shut is the default) to configure the default switch port interface to the shut state.
  • Page 89: Configuring In-Band Management

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Initial Setup Routine 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 you do not save the configuration at this point, none of your changes are updated the next Caution time the switch is rebooted.
  • Page 90 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Initial Setup Routine 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 Configure the read-only or read-write SNMP community string.
  • Page 91 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Initial Setup Routine 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 Enabled SSH service? (yes/no) [n]: yes Enter the SSH key type (see the “Generating the SSH Server Key Pair”...
  • Page 92: Using The Setup Command

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Accessing the Switch 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 you do not save the configuration at this point, none of your changes are updated the next Caution time the switch is rebooted.
  • Page 93: Where Do You Go Next

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Where Do You Go Next? 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 Figure 2-2 Switch Access Options Router...
  • Page 94: Fabric Manager Server

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager About Cisco Fabric Manager 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 Fabric Manager Web Server •...
  • Page 95: Device Manager

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Cisco MDS 9000 Switch Management 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 Open Internet Explorer and select Tools >...
  • Page 96: Storage Management Solutions Architecture

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Cisco MDS 9000 Switch Management 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 2-1 Supported Management Protocols Management Protocol...
  • Page 97: In-Band Management And Out-Of-Band Management

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Cisco MDS 9000 Switch Management 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 Of these five layers of storage network management, Cisco Fabric Manager provides tools for device (element) management and fabric management.
  • Page 98: Installing The Management Software

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 IPFC encapsulates IP packets into Fibre Channel frames so that management information can cross the Fibre Channel network without requiring a dedicated Ethernet connection to each switch.
  • Page 99: Supported Software

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Supported Software For the latest information on supported software, refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for Note...
  • Page 100: Minimum Hardware Requirements

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 A JDBC driver is a software component enabling a Java application to interact with a database.
  • Page 101: Directory Structure

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 you are installing Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.1(2b) or later, you can also use Oracle Database 10g Note Express.
  • Page 102: Installing Oracle

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 2-3 Directory Structure (Unix and Solaris) Directory...
  • Page 103: Increasing Udp Buffer Size

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 information about backing up the Oracle database, go to this location: Note http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/B25329_01/doc/admin.102/b25107/backrest.htm#i1004902.
  • Page 104: Restore

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Restore To restore Fabric Manager database, you must have a good backup file, and you must stop the Fabric Manager server before restoration.
  • Page 105 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Follow the on-screen instructions provided in the Fabric Manager management software setup wizard.
  • Page 106 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Figure 2-3 Welcome to the Management Software Setup Wizard Click the Express radio button, and then click Next to begin express installation.
  • Page 107 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Figure 2-4 Default User Credentials Step 7...
  • Page 108 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Click Finish to close the Cisco Fabric Manager Installer window.
  • Page 109 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Figure 2-7 Install Options Dialog Box Click the radio button for either:...
  • Page 110 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Figure 2-8 Database Options Dialog Box Click the radio button for either Install PostgreSQL or Use existing DB to specify which database you...
  • Page 111 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Figure 2-9 User Options Dialog Box Enter a user name and password and click Next.
  • Page 112 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Click Verify to test your login.
  • Page 113 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Select the local interface, web server port or Fabric Manager server port and check the FC Alias and Step 17 SNMPv3 check boxes as desired.
  • Page 114: Installing Device Manager

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Figure 2-14 Install Complete If you installed Fabric Manager Standalone, you can choose to launch Fabric Manager or Device...
  • Page 115 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Enter the IP address of the switch in the Address field of your browser.
  • Page 116: Creating Fm/Dm Shortcut Manually

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Select an installation folder on your workstation for Device Manager.
  • Page 117 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Installing the Management Software 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 Figure 2-18 Java Control Panel Dialog Box Step 2...
  • Page 118: Upgrading The Management Software

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Upgrading the Management Software 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 Figure 2-20 Shortcut Menu Upgrading the Management Software...
  • Page 119: Update Installer

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Upgrading Fabric Manager Server and Fabric Manager Standalone Version Using the Fabric Manager Update 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 Upgrading Fabric Manager Server and Fabric Manager Standalone Version Using the Fabric Manager Update Installer As of Release 3.3(1a), you can use the Cisco MDS 9000 Fabric Manager Update Installer to upgrade:...
  • Page 120: Integrating Cisco Fabric Manager With Other Management Tools

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Integrating Cisco Fabric Manager with Other Management Tools 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 2-4 Fabric Manager Upgrade Path Using Update Installer Current Version...
  • Page 121 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Running Fabric Manager Behind a Firewall 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 On a Windows desktop, uncomment the following in the FabricManager.bat or DeviceManager.bat •...
  • Page 122 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Running Fabric Manager Behind a Firewall 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 Communication Type Port(s) Used...
  • Page 123: Uninstalling The Management Software

    Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Uninstalling the Management Software 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 8092 deploy/jms/oil2-servic jboss.mq:service=Invocati...
  • Page 124 Chapter 2 Installing Cisco MDS NX-OS and Fabric Manager Uninstalling the Management Software 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 To uninstall the Fabric Manager applications on a UNIX machine, follow these steps: For all releases starting with Release 2.x, run the shell script Step 1...
  • Page 125: Fabric Manager Server

    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 C H A P T E R Fabric Manager Server Fabric Manager Server is a platform for advanced MDS monitoring, troubleshooting, and configuration...
  • Page 126: Installing And Configuring Fabric Manager Server

    Chapter 3 Fabric Manager Server Installing and Configuring Fabric Manager Server 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 Continuous health monitoring—MDS health is monitored continuously, so any events that •...
  • Page 127: Unlicensed Versus Licensed Fabric Manager Server

    Chapter 3 Fabric Manager Server Managing a Fabric Manager Server Fabric 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 Unlicensed Versus Licensed Fabric Manager Server When you install Fabric Manager, the basic unlicensed version of Fabric Manager Server is installed with it.
  • Page 128: Fabric Manager Server Properties File

    Chapter 3 Fabric Manager Server Fabric Manager Server Properties File 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 You can pre-configure a user name and password to manage fabrics.
  • Page 129: Modifying Fabric Manager Server

    Chapter 3 Fabric Manager Server Modifying Fabric Manager Server 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 SNMP Specific snmp.preferTCP—If this option is set to true, TCP will be the default protocol for the Fabric •...
  • Page 130: Adding Or Removing Fabric Manager Server Users

    Chapter 3 Fabric Manager Server Modifying Fabric Manager Server 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 Changing the Fabric Manager Server User Name and Password, page 3-7 •...
  • Page 131: Changing The Fabric Manager Server User Name And Password

    Chapter 3 Fabric Manager Server Modifying Fabric Manager Server 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 Changing the Fabric Manager Server User Name and Password You can modify the user name or password used to access a fabric from Fabric Manager Client without restarting Fabric Manager Server.
  • Page 132 Chapter 3 Fabric Manager Server Modifying Fabric Manager Server 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 Click Apply to save these changes.
  • Page 133: Authentication In Fabric Manager

    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 C H A P T E R Authentication in Fabric Manager Fabric Manager contains interdependent software components that communicate with the switches in...
  • Page 134: C H A P T E R 4 Authentication In Fabric Manager

    Chapter 4 Authentication in Fabric Manager Fabric Manager Authentication Overview 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 Figure 4-1 Fabric Manager Authentication Example AAA server...
  • Page 135: Best Practices For Discovering A Fabric

    Chapter 4 Authentication in Fabric Manager Best Practices for Discovering a Fabric 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 Best Practices for Discovering a Fabric Fabric Manager Server monitors multiple physical fabrics under the same user interface.
  • Page 136: Performance Manager Authentication

    Chapter 4 Authentication in Fabric Manager Performance Manager Authentication 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 Performance Manager Authentication Performance Manager uses the user name and password information stored in the Fabric Manager Server database.
  • Page 137 Chapter 4 Authentication in Fabric Manager Fabric Manager Web Server Authentication 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 Launch Fabric Manager Web Server.
  • Page 138 Chapter 4 Authentication in Fabric Manager Fabric Manager Web Server Authentication 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide OL-17256-03, Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.x...
  • Page 139: Fabric Manager Client

    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 C H A P T E R Fabric Manager Client Cisco Fabric Manager Client is a java-based GUI application that provides access to the Fabric Manager...
  • Page 140: Fabric Manager Advanced Mode

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Launching Fabric Manager Client in Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.2(1) and Later 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 Fabric Manager Advanced Mode Advanced mode is enabled by default and provides the full suite of Fabric Manager features, including security, IVR, iSCSI, and FICON.
  • Page 141 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Launching Fabric Manager Client in Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.2(1) and Later 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 Figure 5-1 Fabric Manager Web Server Login Dialog Box Step 2...
  • Page 142 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Launching Fabric Manager Client in Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.2(1) and Later 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 Figure 5-2 Download Page for Fabric Manager and Device Manager Step 4...
  • Page 143 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Launching Fabric Manager Client in Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.2(1) and Later 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 Figure 5-4 Fabric Manager Login Dialog Box Enter the Fabric Manager Server user name and password.
  • Page 144 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Launching Fabric Manager Client in Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.2(1) and Later 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 you want a clean discovery, remove the fabric and rediscover it.
  • Page 145: Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Server Admin Perspective

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Server Admin Perspective 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 Changes made using Fabric Manager are applied to the running configuration of the switches Note that you are managing.
  • Page 146: Fabric Manager Main Window

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Server Admin Perspective 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 Figure 5-7 Fabric Manager Main Window: Server Admin Perspective Menu bar—Provides access to options that are organized by menus.
  • Page 147: Menu Bar

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Server Admin Perspective 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 Menu Bar The menu bar at the top of the Fabric Manager main window provides options for managing and for controlling the display of information on the Fabric pane.
  • Page 148: Information Pane

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Server Admin Perspective 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 To select an option, click a folder to display the options available and then click the option.
  • Page 149: Fabric Pane

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Server Admin Perspective 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 Fabric Pane Use the Fabric pane to display the graphical representation of your fabric.
  • Page 150: Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective This section describes the Fabric Manager Client interface shown in Figure...
  • Page 151: Menu Bar

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 Status Bar (left side)—Shows short-term transient messages, such as the number of rows displayed in a table.
  • Page 152: View

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 Resync All Open Fabrics—...
  • Page 153: Tools

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 Edit Local Full Zone Database—Allows you to create zones across multiple switches.
  • Page 154 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 Compact Flash Report—Automatically scans the fabric and generate a report that shows the –...
  • Page 155: Performance

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 Flow Load Balance Calculator—Allows you to get the best load balancing configuration for your •...
  • Page 156 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 5-3 Fabric Manager Client Main Toolbar (continued) Icon...
  • Page 157: Logical Domains Pane

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 5-3 Fabric Manager Client Main Toolbar (continued) Icon...
  • Page 158: Filtering

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 Filtering Fabric Manager has a filtering mechanism that displays only the data that you are interested in.
  • Page 159 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 Undo Changes—Undoes modifications to the switch.
  • Page 160 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 When you select a port channel from the table, the pop-up menu will have the following additional Note options:...
  • Page 161: Information Pane

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 Information Pane Use the Information pane to display tables of information associated with the option selected from the menu tree in the Logical Domains or Physical Attributes panes.
  • Page 162: Detachable Tables

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 After making changes, you must save the configuration or the changes will be lost when the device is Note restarted.
  • Page 163 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 5-5 Fabric Manager Graphics (continued) Icon or Graphic...
  • Page 164: Context Menus

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 Fabric—When displaying multiple fabrics, each fabric has its own tab.
  • Page 165: Purging Down Elements

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 end devices layer includes the end devices and can be turned off to remove end devices from •...
  • Page 166: Filtering By Groups

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 Figure 5-9 Fabric Manager’s Multiple Fabric Display Window The Fabric view tab for fabric 172.23.46.152.
  • Page 167 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour: Admin Perspective 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 Figure 5-10 Edit User Defined Group Dialog Box Enter a group name in the Name field.
  • Page 168: Status Bar

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Setting Fabric Manager Preferences 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 In the Fabric pane, the switches or end devices in your group are shown normally;...
  • Page 169 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Setting Fabric Manager Preferences 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 you browse for a path or enter a path and you have a space in the pathname (for example, Note c:\program files\telnet.exe), then the path will not work.
  • Page 170: Network Fabric Discovery

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Network Fabric Discovery 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 Automatically Save Layout—If this option is enabled, any changes in the layout are automatically •...
  • Page 171: Using Alias Names As Enclosures

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Modifying the Device Grouping 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 Using Alias Names as Enclosures To create an enclosure that uses the alias name as the name of the enclosure using Fabric Manager, follow these steps:...
  • Page 172: Controlling Administrator Access With Users And Roles

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Controlling Administrator Access with Users and Roles 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 Fabric Manager uses the regular expressions to convert multiple alias names into one enclosure.
  • Page 173: Fabric Manager Troubleshooting Tools

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Troubleshooting Tools 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 Software Install—Verifies image compatibility and installs software images on selected switches in •...
  • Page 174 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Troubleshooting Tools 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide 5-36 OL-17256-03, Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.x...
  • Page 175: Device Manager

    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 C H A P T E R Device Manager This chapter contains descriptions of, and instructions for using, the Cisco MDS 9000 Device Manager.
  • Page 176: Chapter 6 Device Manager

    Chapter 6 Device Manager Launching Device Manager 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 View chassis, module, port status, and statistics.
  • Page 177: Menu Bar

    Chapter 6 Device Manager Using Device Manager 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 Figure 6-1 Device Manager, Device Tab Menu bar...
  • Page 178: Toolbar Icons

    Chapter 6 Device Manager Using Device Manager 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 Interface—Allows you to configure and manage PortChannels, as well as Fibre Channel, Ethernet, •...
  • Page 179: Dialog Boxes

    Chapter 6 Device Manager Using Device Manager 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 6-1 Device Manager Main Toolbar (continued) Icon...
  • Page 180 Chapter 6 Device Manager Using Device Manager 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 Amber—The port has a minor fault condition.
  • Page 181: Supervisor And Switching Modules

    Chapter 6 Device Manager Using Device Manager 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 Supervisor and Switching Modules In the Device View, you can right-click an object and get information on it, or configure it.
  • Page 182: Setting Device Manager Preferences

    Chapter 6 Device Manager Setting Device Manager Preferences 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 Setting Device Manager Preferences To set your preferences for the behavior of the Device Manager application, choose Device >...
  • Page 183: Fabric Manager Web Client

    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 C H A P T E R Fabric Manager Web Client With Fabric Manager Web Client you can monitor Cisco MDS switch events, performance, and inventory...
  • Page 184: Navigating Fabric Manager Web Client

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Navigating Fabric Manager Web Client 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 You see Fabric Manager Web Client window as shown in Figure 7-1.
  • Page 185: Installing Fabric Manager Web Client

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Installing Fabric Manager Web Client 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 Filtering and Navigation You can filter the display of some tables to view subsets of the information.
  • Page 186 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Installing Fabric Manager Web Client 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 Optionally, enter the IP address or host name of the supervisor module running Cisco MDS NX-OS in Step 1 the Location or Address field of your browser.
  • Page 187: Using Fabric Manager Web Client With Ssl

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Installing Fabric Manager Web Client 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 Using Fabric Manager Web Client with SSL Fabric Manager Web Client uses TCP port 80 by default.
  • Page 188 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Installing Fabric Manager Web Client 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 Verisign.com trial certificates, go to: •...
  • Page 189: Launching Fabric Manager Web Client

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Launching Fabric Manager Web Client 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 port="443"...
  • Page 190 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Launching Fabric Manager Web Client 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 Figure 7-2 Fabric Manager Web Client Login Dialog Box Enter your user name and password.
  • Page 191: Health

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Health 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 After launching Fabric Manager Web Client, you see the screen as shown in Figure 7-1, which you can...
  • Page 192: Viewing Fabric Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Health 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 Figure 7-3 Summary Tab Do one of the following:...
  • Page 193: Viewing Syslog Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Health 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 Figure 7-4 Fabric Events Tab Expand a fabric and choose one of the switches to display event information for that switch.
  • Page 194: Viewing Analysis Reports

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Health 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 Figure 7-5 Syslog Tab Select one of the fabrics to display a table of syslog information for that fabric.
  • Page 195: Performance

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Switch Health—The switch health report provides status information on all critical Cisco MDS •...
  • Page 196: Viewing Performance Summary Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 NPV Links—...
  • Page 197: Performance Detail Summary Report

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Click a pie chart (Hosts, Storage, or ISLs) to go to the appropriate performance table.
  • Page 198: Viewing Performance Information For End Devices

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Viewing Performance Information for End Devices To view host and storage port traffic and errors using Fabric Manager Web Client, follow these steps: Click the Performance tab, and then click End Devices tab.
  • Page 199: Viewing Performance Information For Isls

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Viewing Performance Information for ISLs To view ISL traffic and errors using Fabric Manager Web Client, follow these steps: Click the Performance tab, and then click ISLs tab.
  • Page 200 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Figure 7-11 ISL Traffic (24 Hours) Cisco MDS 9000 Family Fabric Manager Configuration Guide...
  • Page 201 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Figure 7-12 ISL Traffic Grid View Notation NaN (Not a Number) in the data grid means it is a negative value.
  • Page 202 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Figure 7-13 ISL Traffic (Real Time) There are variations to this procedure.
  • Page 203: Viewing Performance Information For Npv Links

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Viewing Performance Information for NPV Links To view traffic between NPV devices and ports using Fabric Manager Web Client, follow these steps: Click the Performance tab, and then click NPV Links.
  • Page 204: Viewing Performance Information For Flows

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Viewing Performance Information for Flows To view host and storage traffic using Fabric Manager Web Client, follow these steps: Click the Performance tab, and then click Flows.
  • Page 205: Viewing Performance Information For Gige Ports

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Viewing Performance Information for GigE Ports To view GigE ports using Fabric Manager Web Client, follow these steps: Click the Performance tab, and then click Ethernet.
  • Page 206: Viewing Detailed Traffic Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Figure 7-17 Others Tab Expand a fabric and select one of the VSANs to display the other statistics in that VSAN.
  • Page 207: Viewing Predicted Future Performance

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Figure 7-18 Traffic Analyzer Tab Do one of the following:...
  • Page 208: Using Your Own Values

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Threshold—80% •...
  • Page 209: Viewing Switch Bandwidth

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Performance 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 Peak—The average value of all the peak values is used.
  • Page 210: Inventory

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Inventory 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 Inventory The Inventory tab shows an inventory of the selected SAN, fabric, or switch.
  • Page 211: Viewing Detailed Summary Inventory Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Inventory 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 Select a SAN to display a summary of inventory information for all fabrics in the SAN.
  • Page 212: Viewing Detailed Information For Switches

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Inventory 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 Click the Inventory tab, and then click VSANs.
  • Page 213: Viewing License Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Inventory 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 Figure 7-24 Switches Tab Do one of the following:...
  • Page 214: Viewing Detailed Information For Modules

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Inventory 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 Figure 7-25 Switch Licenses Tab Select one of the fabrics to display license information for switches in that fabric.
  • Page 215: Viewing Detailed Information For End Devices

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Inventory 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 Figure 7-26 Modules Tab Do one of the following:...
  • Page 216: Viewing Detailed Information For Isls

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Inventory 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 Figure 7-27 End Devices Tab Expand a fabric and select one of the VSANs to display end device inventory information for that VSAN.
  • Page 217: Viewing Detailed Information For Npv Links

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Inventory 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 Figure 7-28 ISLs Tab Expand a fabric and select one of the VSANs to display ISL inventory information for that VSAN.
  • Page 218: Viewing Detailed Information For Zones

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Inventory 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 Figure 7-29 NPV Links Step 2...
  • Page 219: Reports

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Reports 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 Figure 7-30 Zones Tab Expand a fabric and select one of the VSANs to display zone inventory information for that VSAN.
  • Page 220 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Reports 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 and schedule a report of your fabric based on this template immediately or at a later time.
  • Page 221: Viewing Custom Reports By Template

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Reports 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 Viewing Custom Reports by Template To view a custom report based on a specific template using Fabric Manager Web Client, follow these steps:...
  • Page 222: Generating Custom Reports By Template

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Reports 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 Figure 7-33 View Report Table In the left pane, click to expand Users.
  • Page 223: Modifying A Custom Report Template

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Reports 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 (Optional) Change the name of the report.
  • Page 224: Deleting Custom Reports

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Reports 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 Figure 7-35 Report Indicate the information you want to gather in the report by checking the Health, Analysis,...
  • Page 225: Viewing Scheduled Jobs By Report Template

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Reports 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 Viewing Scheduled Jobs by Report Template To view scheduled jobs by report template using Fabric Manager Web Client, follow these steps: Click the Reports tab, and then click Scheduled Jobs.
  • Page 226: Admin

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Figure 7-37 Modify Scheduled Jobs Step 3...
  • Page 227: Recovering A Web Server Password

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 you see a database file lock error in the database log, you can fix it by shutting down and restarting Note the database server using the web client.
  • Page 228: Adding, Editing, And Removing Managed Fabrics

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Figure 7-38 Fabric Manager Services Status Select the services you want to start, restart, or stop.
  • Page 229 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Figure 7-39 List of Fabrics Managed by the Fabric Manager Server Click Add.
  • Page 230: Viewing Trap And Syslog Registration Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Click the Admin tab, and then click Configure.
  • Page 231: Configuring Forwarding Of Notifications For Events

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Figure 7-42 Registration Screen Step 4...
  • Page 232: Viewing And Disconnecting Clients

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 From the Fabric drop-down list, choose the fabric for notification.
  • Page 233: Configuring Fabric Manager Server Preferences

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Figure 7-44 List of Clients Check the check box next to the client you want to disconnect.
  • Page 234 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Figure 7-45 Add Community Dialog Box Step 4...
  • Page 235: Configuring Aaa Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Fabric Manager 3.0(1) does not require you to make changes to the communities.properties file Note even if you are using a Cisco MDS 9020 switch or any third-party devices.
  • Page 236: Adding And Removing Roles

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Figure 7-48 Add User Dialog Box Step 4...
  • Page 237 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Figure 7-49 Local Roles Page Step 3...
  • Page 238: Creating Performance Collections

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Click the Admin tab and then click Configure.
  • Page 239: Configuring Other Statistics

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Figure 7-52 Create Collection Dialog Box Step 4...
  • Page 240 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Figure 7-53 Others Page Click Add.
  • Page 241: Configuring Collection Thresholds

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Configuring Collection Thresholds To configure collection thresholds using Fabric Manager Web Client, follow these steps: Click the Admin tab, and then click Configure.
  • Page 242: Importing The Rrd Statistics Index

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 To configure conditions for sending Warning notifications, check the Send Warning check box.
  • Page 243 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Admin 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 Figure 7-56 Performance Database Page Enter the number of days to collect samples at 5-minute intervals in the top row of the Days column.
  • Page 244: Viewing Log Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Client Downloading Fabric Manager Client 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 Viewing Log Information You may occasionally want to view logs such as the Fabric Manager Server log.
  • Page 245: Performance Manager

    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 C H A P T E R Performance Manager The primary purpose of Fabric Manager is to manage the network.
  • Page 246: Chapter 8 Performance Manager

    Chapter 8 Performance Manager Performance Manager Architecture 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 Data Interpolation One of the unique features of Performance Manager is its ability to interpolate data when statistical polling results are missing or delayed.
  • Page 247: Flow Setup Wizards

    Chapter 8 Performance Manager Performance Manager Architecture 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 Figure 8-1 Baseline Threshold Example Two thresholds per throughput...
  • Page 248 Chapter 8 Performance Manager Performance Manager Architecture 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 Figure 8-2 Create Flows Dialog Box Click the drop-down menu in the VSAN field.
  • Page 249 Chapter 8 Performance Manager Performance Manager Architecture 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 Figure 8-3 Review Traffic Flows Dialog Box Choose items in the Possible Flow Pairs area.
  • Page 250: Flow Statistics Configuration

    Chapter 8 Performance Manager Flow Statistics Configuration 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 Flow Statistics Configuration Flow statistics count the ingress traffic in the aggregated statistics table.
  • Page 251: Cisco Traffic Analyzer

    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 C H A P T E R Cisco Traffic Analyzer Cisco Traffic Analyzer is a version of network top (ntop) software that is modified to support Fibre...
  • Page 252: Using Cisco Traffic Analyzer With Performance Manager

    Chapter 9 Cisco Traffic Analyzer Using Cisco Traffic Analyzer with Performance Manager 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 Using Cisco Traffic Analyzer with Performance Manager Performance Manager works in conjunction with Cisco Traffic Analyzer to monitor and manage the traffic on your fabric.
  • Page 253: Understanding Cisco Traffic Analyzer

    Chapter 9 Cisco Traffic Analyzer Installing Cisco Traffic Analyzer 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 Understanding Cisco Traffic Analyzer Performance Manager collects Fibre Channel level performance statistics using SNMP to access counters on Cisco MDS 9000 Family switches.
  • Page 254 Chapter 9 Cisco Traffic Analyzer Installing Cisco Traffic Analyzer 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 Click Interfaces >...
  • Page 255: Accessing Traffic Analyzer From Fabric Manager Web Server

    Chapter 9 Cisco Traffic Analyzer Accessing Traffic Analyzer from Fabric Manager Web Server 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 To modify the script that launches ntop (ntop.sh or ntop.bat), follow the instructions provided within the script file.
  • Page 256 Chapter 9 Cisco Traffic Analyzer Accessing Traffic Analyzer from Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Click a Traffic Analyzer to launch that Traffic Analyzer within Fabric Manager Web Server.
  • Page 257: Installation And Switch Management

    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 A R T Installation and Switch Management...
  • Page 258 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...
  • Page 259: Licensing Terminology

    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 C H A P T E R Obtaining and Installing Licenses Licenses are available in all switches in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family.
  • Page 260: C H A P T E R 10 Obtaining And Installing Licenses

    Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Licensing Model 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 Licensed application—A software feature that requires a license to be used.
  • Page 261 Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Licensing Model 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 Chapter 11, “On-Demand Port Activation Licensing”...
  • Page 262 Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Licensing Model 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 10-1 Feature-Based Licenses Feature License...
  • Page 263 Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Licensing Model 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 10-1 Feature-Based Licenses (continued) Feature License...
  • Page 264 Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Licensing Model 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 10-1 Feature-Based Licenses (continued) Feature License...
  • Page 265 Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Licensing Model 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 10-1 Feature-Based Licenses (continued) Feature License...
  • Page 266: Licensing High Availability

    Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Licensing High Availability 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 10-1 Feature-Based Licenses (continued) Feature License...
  • Page 267: Obtaining A Factory-Installed License

    Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Obtaining a Factory-Installed License 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 a Factory-Installed License You can obtain factory-installed licenses for a new switch.
  • Page 268: Installing The License Key File

    Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Installing the License Key File 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 Select Physical >...
  • Page 269: Installing Licenses Using Fabric Manager License Wizard

    Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Installing Licenses Using Fabric Manager License Wizard 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 Installing Licenses Using Fabric Manager License Wizard To install licenses using the Fabric Manager License Wizard, follow these steps: Step 1...
  • Page 270: Installing Or Updating Licenses Using Device Manager

    Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Installing or Updating Licenses Using Device Manager 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 Select the switches for which you have PAKs or license key files.
  • Page 271: Identifying License Features In Use

    Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Identifying License Features in Use 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 Click Install if you are installing, or Update if you are updating.
  • Page 272: Uninstalling Licenses

    Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Uninstalling Licenses 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 Uninstalling Licenses You can only uninstall a permanent license that is not in use.
  • Page 273: Grace Period Alerts

    Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Grace Period Alerts 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 To update a license, follow these steps: Obtain the updated license file using the procedure described in the “Obtaining the License Key File”...
  • Page 274: License Transfers Between Switches

    Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses License Transfers Between Switches 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 License Transfers Between Switches A license is specific to the switch for which it is issued and is not valid on any other switch.
  • Page 275: Viewing Licenses Using Fabric Manager Web Server

    Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Fabric Manager Server Licensing 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 Click the Features tab to see the name of the feature package, the type of license, the expiration date, Step 2 the grace period (if you do not have a license for a particular feature), and any errors, such as a missing...
  • Page 276 Chapter 10 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Fabric Manager Server Licensing 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide 10-18 OL-17256-03, Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.x...
  • Page 277: On-Demand Port Activation Licensing

    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 C H A P T E R On-Demand Port Activation Licensing This chapter describes how to use the on-demand port activation licensing feature on the Cisco MDS...
  • Page 278: Port-Naming Conventions

    Chapter 11 On-Demand Port Activation Licensing About On-Demand Port Activation Licensing 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 Port-Naming Conventions Table 11-1 describes the port-naming conventions for the four Cisco Fabric switches.
  • Page 279: C H A P T E R 11 On-Demand Port Activation Licensing

    Chapter 11 On-Demand Port Activation Licensing About On-Demand Port Activation Licensing 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 Figure 11-3 Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem Default Port Licenses (ext1 - ext4) EXT 1...
  • Page 280: Configuring Port Activation Licenses

    Chapter 11 On-Demand Port Activation Licensing Configuring Port Activation Licenses 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 11-2 Port Activation License Status Definitions Port Activation License Status...
  • Page 281: Making A Port Eligible For A License

    Chapter 11 On-Demand Port Activation Licensing Configuring Port Activation Licenses 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 Figure 11-5 Licenses Dialog Box Step 2...
  • Page 282: Acquiring A License For A Port

    Chapter 11 On-Demand Port Activation Licensing Configuring Port Activation Licenses 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 Figure 11-7 FC Interfaces Dialog Box Select eligible from the Config drop-down list for each port that you want to make eligible.
  • Page 283 Chapter 11 On-Demand Port Activation Licensing Configuring Port Activation Licenses 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 Right-click the selected ports, select Configure, and click the License tab.
  • Page 284 Chapter 11 On-Demand Port Activation Licensing Configuring Port Activation Licenses 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide 11-8 OL-17256-03, Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.x...
  • Page 285: Initial Configuration

    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 C H A P T E R Initial Configuration Most of the initial switch configuration procedures can only be performed using the CLI.
  • Page 286: Chapter 12 Initial Configuration

    Chapter 12 Initial Configuration Verifying the Module Status 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 Double-click the Logical Name of the switch you want to change in the Information pane.
  • Page 287: Configuring Date, Time, And Time Zone

    Chapter 12 Initial Configuration Configuring Date, Time, and Time Zone 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 status is OK or active, you can continue with your configuration (see Chapter 19, “Managing Modules”).
  • Page 288: Ntp Configuration

    Chapter 12 Initial Configuration NTP Configuration 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 you do not enter a time zone, GMT is used as the default.
  • Page 289 Chapter 12 Initial Configuration NTP Configuration 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 an active server fails, a configured peer helps in providing the NTP time.
  • Page 290: Configuring Ntp

    Chapter 12 Initial Configuration NTP Configuration 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 NTP peer 10.10.10.2 –...
  • Page 291: Deleting An Ntp Server Or Peer

    Chapter 12 Initial Configuration NTP Configuration 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 In Fabric Manager, you see the System information pane.
  • Page 292: Ntp Cfs Distribution

    Chapter 12 Initial Configuration NTP Configuration 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 NTP CFS Distribution You can enable NTP fabric distribution for all Cisco MDS switches in the fabric.
  • Page 293: Committing Ntp Configuration Changes

    Chapter 12 Initial Configuration NTP Configuration 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 A warning displays if you do not enable CFS for all switches in the fabric for this feature.
  • Page 294: Database Merge Guidelines

    Chapter 12 Initial Configuration Management Interface Configuration 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 changes are only available in the volatile directory and are subject to being discarded if the switch is restarted.
  • Page 295: Telnet Server Connection

    Chapter 12 Initial Configuration Telnet Server Connection 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 Figure 12-7 Default Gateway Default...
  • Page 296: Configuring Cdp

    Chapter 12 Initial Configuration Configuring CDP 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 Configuring CDP The Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) is an advertisement protocol used by Cisco devices to advertise itself to other Cisco devices in the same network.
  • Page 297 Chapter 12 Initial Configuration Configuring CDP 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 Click IP >...
  • Page 298 Chapter 12 Initial Configuration Configuring CDP 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide 12-14 OL-17256-03, Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.x...
  • Page 299: About Cfs

    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 C H A P T E R Using the CFS Infrastructure The Cisco MDS NX-OS software uses the Cisco Fabric Services (CFS) infrastructure to enable efficient...
  • Page 300: Chapter 13 Using The Cf Infrastructure

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure About CFS 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 Fabric Services (CFS) provides a common infrastructure for automatic configuration synchronization in the fabric.
  • Page 301: Cfs Protocol

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure About CFS 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 Three scopes of distribution.
  • Page 302: Cfs Distribution Modes

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure Disabling CFS Distribution on a Switch 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 CFS Distribution Modes CFS supports different distribution modes to support different application requirements: coordinated and uncoordinated distributions.
  • Page 303: Cfs Application Requirements

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Application Requirements 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 In the information pane, from the drop-down menu, choose disable or enable for a switch.
  • Page 304: Locking The Fabric

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure Locking the Fabric 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 application configuration is not distributed by CFS unless distribution is explicitly enabled for that application.
  • Page 305: Committing Changes

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure Committing Changes 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 Committing Changes A commit operation saves the pending database for all application peers and releases the lock for all switches.
  • Page 306: Discarding Changes

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure Discarding Changes 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 Device Manager retrieves the status of the CFS change and updates the Last Command and Result columns.
  • Page 307: Cfs Merge Support

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Merge Support 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 Figure 13-1 Clearing Locks Exercise caution when using this function to clear locks in the fabric.
  • Page 308: Cfs Distribution Over Ip

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Distribution over IP 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 CFS Distribution over IP You can configure CFS to distribute information over IP for networks containing switches that are not reachable over Fibre Channel.
  • Page 309: Configuring Static Ip Peers For Cfs Over Ip

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Distribution over IP 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 Figure 13-3 Network Example 2 with Fibre Channel and IP Connections Node A...
  • Page 310: Adding Peers To List

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Distribution over IP 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 a new NPV switch is added to the fabric, you must launch the NPV CFS Setup wizard to update the Note list, because Fabric Manager does not update the list automatically.
  • Page 311 Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Distribution over IP 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 Figure 13-6 NPV Device Selection From the NPV Device to retrieve peer list from drop-down list box, select the device to retrieve the...
  • Page 312: Removing An Npv Device From The Peer List

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Distribution over IP 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 Select the peers, and then click Ok to add the peers to the list.
  • Page 313 Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Distribution over IP 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 Figure 13-9 Start Dynamic Peer Discovery Click Yes to remove the deleted peer or localhost from all the other NPV device peer lists, and start...
  • Page 314: Cfs Regions

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Regions 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 CFS Regions This section contains the following topics: About CFS Regions, page 13-16...
  • Page 315: Managing Cfs Regions Using Fabric Manager

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Regions 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 Managing CFS Regions Using Fabric Manager This section describes how to use Fabric Manager for managing CFS regions.
  • Page 316 Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Regions 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 Click the Create Row button on the toolbar.
  • Page 317: Deleting Cfs Regions

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Regions 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 Figure 13-12 Feature by Region Tab Double-click the RegionId cell in the required row.
  • Page 318: Cfs Example Using Fabric Manager

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Example Using Fabric Manager 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 Figure 13-14 shows a confirmation dialog box.
  • Page 319 Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Example Using Fabric Manager 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 You see the configuration for this feature based on the master switch (see Figure 13-16).
  • Page 320 Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Example Using Fabric Manager 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 Figure 13-19 Status Change to Running From the Config Action drop-down list, select abortChanges for each switch that you enabled for CFS...
  • Page 321: Cfs Example Using Device Manager

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure CFS Example Using Device Manager 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 CFS Example Using Device Manager This procedure is an example of what you see when you use Device Manager to configure a feature that uses CFS.
  • Page 322 Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure Default Settings 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 13-1 Default CFS Parameters (continued) Parameters...
  • Page 323: About Flexattach Virtual Pwwn

    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 C H A P T E R Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN This chapter describes the FlexAttach virtual port world-wide name (pWWN) feature and includes the...
  • Page 324: Flexattach Virtual Pwwn Guidelines And Requirements

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Guidelines and Requirements 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 Server Mobility—A server can be moved to another port on the same NPV device or another NPV •...
  • Page 325: Launching Flexattach In Fabric Manager

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN 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 Figure 14-1 FlexAttach in Device Manager You see the FlexAttach window.
  • Page 326: Manually Enabling Flexattach Virtual Pwwn

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN 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 Figure 14-3 FlexAttach Menu Manually Enabling FlexAttach Virtual pWWN...
  • Page 327 Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN 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 Figure 14-4 Virtual PWWN Tab View in Device Manager The Virtual pWWN tab view displays a list of the interfaces.
  • Page 328: Mapping Pwwn To Virtual Pwwn

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN 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 Figure 14-5 Virtual pWWN Tab View in Fabric Manager Note...
  • Page 329 Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN 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 Figure 14-6 Physical to Virtual WWNs Tab View in Device Manager The LastChange field displays the time when the virtual pWWN was changed.
  • Page 330: Debugging Flexattach Virtual Pwwn

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN 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 Debugging FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Table 14-1 lists the errors that might be displayed and provides the workarounds.
  • Page 331: Flexattach Virtual Pwwn Cfs Distribution

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 FlexAttach Virtual pWWN CFS Distribution The FlexAttach virtual pWWN configuration is distributed for CFS through IPv4, and is enabled by default.
  • Page 332: Pre-Configuring Flexattach For All The Ports

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 Pre-Configuring FlexAttach for All the Ports Using the Pre-Configure Server Basic configuration wizard, you can set the following port configurations for all the ports in one or more switches in common:...
  • Page 333 Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 Figure 14-10 Pre Configure Server - Basic Configuration In the Basic Configuration window, check the check box to select one or more switches from the list of...
  • Page 334: Pre-Configuring Flexattach For Each Port Individually

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 Figure 14-11 Pre-Configure Server - Finish Pre-Configuring FlexAttach for Each Port Individually...
  • Page 335 Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 Figure 14-12 Pre-Configure Server - Advanced Configuration In the Interface tab, click to select a switch from the list of switches displayed in the left pane.
  • Page 336 Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 Repeat Step 3 through Step 4 for each switch.
  • Page 337: Moving A Server To Another Port Or Switch

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 Moving a Server to Another Port or Switch Using the Move Server wizard, you can move a server to another port on the same NPV device or another NPV device without changing the SAN.
  • Page 338 Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 Figure 14-15 Move Port Selection From the Select a Switch drop-down list, select the switch.
  • Page 339 Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 Figure 14-16 New Port Selection From the Select a Switch drop-down list box, select the switch.
  • Page 340: Replacing A Server With Another Server

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 Figure 14-17 Existing Server Virtual Port WWN Entry In the Server WWN window, enter the existing server virtual port WWN to be moved.
  • Page 341: Replacing A Server On The Same Port

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 Replacing a Server on the Same Port To replace a failed server with a new server on the same port, follow these steps: Step 1...
  • Page 342 Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 Figure 14-19 Failed Port Selection In the Failed Port selection window, from the Select a Switch drop-down list, select the switch.
  • Page 343: Replacing The Server To A Different Port On The Same Switch

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 Figure 14-20 Server WWN Entries In the Server WWN window, enter the existing FlexAttach server virtual port WWN to be replaced, and...
  • Page 344: Replacing With A Server On A Different Switch

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Using the Server Admin FlexAttach Wizards 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 New Port window is displayed.
  • Page 345: Difference Between San Device Virtualization And Flexattach Port Virtualization

    Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Difference Between San Device Virtualization and FlexAttach Port Virtualization 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 In the Replace Server wizard, click the With Spare Server on a Different NPV switch radio button.
  • Page 346 Chapter 14 Configuring FlexAttach Virtual pWWN Difference Between San Device Virtualization and FlexAttach Port Virtualization 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide 14-24 OL-17256-03, Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.x...
  • Page 347: Software Images

    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 C H A P T E R Software Images This chapter describes how to install and upgrade Cisco MDS software images.
  • Page 348: Selecting The Correct Software Images For Cisco Mds 9100 Series Switches

    Chapter 15 Software Images About Software Images 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 Software images—The kickstart and system image files reside in directories or folders that can be •...
  • Page 349: Chapter 15 Software Image

    Chapter 15 Software Images Essential Upgrade Prerequisites 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 15-3 Supervisor Module Software Image Naming Conventions for MDS 9500 Series Cisco MDS 9500 Series...
  • Page 350 Chapter 15 Software Images Essential Upgrade Prerequisites 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 1000 BASE-T Ethernet is only available on Supervisor-2 modules.
  • Page 351: Software Upgrade Methods

    Chapter 15 Software Images Software Upgrade Methods 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 switching module(s) are not compatible with the new supervisor module image, some Note traffic disruption may be noticed in the related modules, depending on your configuration.
  • Page 352: Automated Upgrades

    Chapter 15 Software Images Automated Upgrades 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 Configuration incompatibility—There is a possible incompatibility if certain features in the running •...
  • Page 353: Recognizing Failure Cases

    Chapter 15 Software Images Automated Upgrades 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 After a switchover process, you can see the progress from both the supervisor modules.
  • Page 354: Using The Software Install Wizard

    Chapter 15 Software Images Using the Software Install Wizard 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 Using the Software Install Wizard You can use the Software Install Wizard to install Cisco NX-OS images on supported switches.
  • Page 355 Chapter 15 Software Images Using the Software Install Wizard 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 Figure 15-4 Specify Software Image(s) by Model Dialog Box Click the row under the System, Kickstart, ASM-SFN, or SSI columns to enter image URIs.
  • Page 356 Chapter 15 Software Images Using the Software Install Wizard 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 You see the Start Install dialog box shown in Figure 15-6.
  • Page 357 Chapter 15 Software Images Using the Software Install Wizard 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 Figure 15-7 Version Check Results Dialog box The version check provides information about the impact of the upgrade for each module on the...
  • Page 358: Upgrading Services Modules

    Chapter 15 Software Images Using the Software Install Wizard 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 Figure 15-8 Download and Install Status Dialog Box On hosts where the TFTP server cannot be started, a warning is displayed.
  • Page 359: Nondisruptive Upgrades On Fabric And Modular Switches

    Chapter 15 Software Images Nondisruptive Upgrades on Fabric and Modular Switches 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 Each IPS module in a switch requires a 5-minute delay before the next IPS module is upgraded.
  • Page 360: Performing A Nondisruptive Upgrade On A Fabric Switch

    Chapter 15 Software Images Maintaining Supervisor Modules 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 Telnet sessions –...
  • Page 361: Replacing Supervisor Modules

    Chapter 15 Software Images Maintaining Supervisor Modules 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 Standby Supervisor Module Boot Alert, page 15-16 •...
  • Page 362: Standby Supervisor Module Bootflash Memory

    Chapter 15 Software Images Installing Generation 2 Modules in Generation 1 Chassis 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 Standby Supervisor Module Bootflash Memory When updating software images on the standby supervisor module, verify that there is enough space available for the image .
  • Page 363: Replacing Modules

    Chapter 15 Software Images Replacing Modules 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 Replacing Modules When you replace any module (supervisor, switching, or services module), you must ensure that the new module is running the same software version as the rest of the switch.
  • Page 364 Chapter 15 Software Images Default Settings 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide 15-18 OL-17256-03, Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.x...
  • Page 365 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 C H A P T E R Managing Configuration Files This chapter describes how to initially configure switches using the configuration files so they can be...
  • Page 366: Chapter 16 Managing Configuration Files

    Chapter 16 Managing Configuration Files Formatting Flash Devices and File Systems 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 Figure 16-2 External CompactFlash in the Cisco MDS 9000 Supervisor Module CompactFlash 1...
  • Page 367: Flash Files

    Chapter 16 Managing Configuration Files Using the File System 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 Copying Files, page 16-5 •...
  • Page 368: Deleting An Existing File Or Directory

    Chapter 16 Managing Configuration Files Using the File System 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 Figure 16-4 Flash Files Dialog Box Step 2...
  • Page 369: Copying Files

    Chapter 16 Managing Configuration Files Using the File System 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 Figure 16-6 Flash Files Dialog Box Select a device and partition from the drop-down lists.
  • Page 370 Chapter 16 Managing Configuration Files Using the File System 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 Figure 16-7 Flash Files Dialog Box Select the device and partition from the drop-down lists for the directory containing the file you want to...
  • Page 371: Performing Other File Manipulation Tasks

    Chapter 16 Managing Configuration Files Working with Configuration Files 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 Click Apply.
  • Page 372: Saving The Configuration

    Chapter 16 Managing Configuration Files Working with Configuration Files 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 Saving the Configuration To save the configuration file using Device Manager, follow these steps: Click Admin >...
  • Page 373: Saving Startup Configurations In The Fabric

    Chapter 16 Managing Configuration Files Working with Configuration Files 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 Enter the user name and password you use to access the switch or server.
  • Page 374 Chapter 16 Managing Configuration Files Working with Configuration Files 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 Click Apply to copy the file.
  • Page 375: Configuring High Availability

    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 C H A P T E R Configuring High Availability The Cisco MDS 9500 Series of multilayer directors support application restartability and nondisruptive...
  • Page 376: Switchover Mechanisms

    Chapter 17 Configuring High Availability Switchover Mechanisms 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 both supervisor modules come up at the same time, sup-1 becomes active.
  • Page 377: Switchover Guidelines

    Chapter 17 Configuring High Availability Switchover 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 Figure 17-1 Modules Screen Shows Current Supervisor Select Admin >...
  • Page 378: Switchover Mechanisms

    Chapter 17 Configuring High Availability Synchronizing Supervisor Modules 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 standby supervisor module automatically synchronizes its image with the running image on the active supervisor module.
  • Page 379 Chapter 17 Configuring High Availability Synchronizing Supervisor Modules 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 17-3 Internal States (continued) State...
  • Page 380 Chapter 17 Configuring High Availability Synchronizing Supervisor Modules 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide 17-6 OL-17256-03, Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.x...
  • Page 381: Displaying Switch Hardware Inventory

    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 C H A P T E R Managing System Hardware This chapter provides details on how to manage system hardware other than services and switching...
  • Page 382: Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware

    Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware Running the CompactFlash Report 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 In Device Manager, choose Physical >...
  • Page 383: Displaying The Switch Serial Number

    Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware Displaying the Switch Serial Number 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 Download m9000-lc1-gplug-mz.1.0.2.bin from the Software Center on Cisco.com Step 1 (http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/mds-utilities).
  • Page 384: Power Supply Configuration Modes

    Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware Power Supply Configuration Modes 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 In a Cisco MDS 9500 Series switch, power usage is reserved for both supervisors whether one or both Note supervisor modules are present.
  • Page 385: Power Supply Configuration Guidelines

    Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware Power Supply Configuration Modes 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 Figure 18-4 Power Supply Information in Device Manager Configure the power attributes for the power supply.
  • Page 386 Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware Power Supply Configuration Modes 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 18-1 Redundant Mode Power Supply Scenarios (continued) Power...
  • Page 387: About Crossbar Management

    Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware About Crossbar Management 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 Reason: 1800 W is the lesser of the two power supplies and it is less than the system usage.
  • Page 388 Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware About Crossbar Management 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 MDS 9513 Fabric-2 Crossbar Switching module •...
  • Page 389: Operational Considerations When Removing Crossbars

    Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware About Crossbar Management 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 Operational Considerations When Removing Crossbars You can mix and match Generation 1 and Generation 2 hardware on the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Directors running Cisco MDS SAN-OS 3.0(1) or later without compromising the integrity and...
  • Page 390: Backward Compatibility For Generation 1 Modules In Cisco Mds 9513 Directors

    Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware About Crossbar Management 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 Taking the crossbar out of service may cause a supervisor switchover.
  • Page 391: About Module Temperature

    Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware About Module Temperature 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 About Module Temperature Built-in automatic sensors are provided in all switches in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family to monitor your switch at all times.
  • Page 392: About Fan Modules

    Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware About Fan Modules 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 About Fan Modules Hot-swappable fan modules (fan trays) are provided in all switches in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family to manage airflow and cooling for the entire switch.
  • Page 393: Default Settings

    Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware Default Settings 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 Figure 18-6 Cisco MDS 9513 Front Fan Module Numbering The rear fan module (DS-13SLT-FAN-R) on the Cisco MDS 9513 Director has only two fans.
  • Page 394 Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware Default Settings 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 Fabric Manager Configuration Guide 18-14 OL-17256-03, Cisco MDS NX-OS Release 4.x...
  • Page 395: About Modules

    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 C H A P T E R Managing Modules This chapter describes how to manage switching and services modules (also known as line cards) and...
  • Page 396: Chapter 19 Managing Module

    Chapter 19 Managing Modules About Modules 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 19-1 Supervisor Module Options (continued) Number of...
  • Page 397: Switching Modules

    Chapter 19 Managing Modules Verifying the Status of a Module 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 19-2 Supervisor Module Terms and Usage Module Terms...
  • Page 398: Obtaining Supervisor Module Statistics

    Chapter 19 Managing Modules Obtaining Supervisor Module Statistics 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 Figure 19-1 Card Module Status Display The Status column in the output should display an ok status for switching modules and an active or...
  • Page 399: Reloading Modules

    Chapter 19 Managing Modules Reloading Modules 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 19-3 Module States Module Status...
  • Page 400: Reloading A Switch

    Chapter 19 Managing Modules Reloading Modules 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 Power Cycling Modules, page 19-6 •...
  • Page 401: Preserving The Module Configuration

    Chapter 19 Managing Modules Preserving the Module Configuration 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 Check the Reset check box in the row for the module(s) you want to reset.
  • Page 402: Powering Off Switching Modules

    Chapter 19 Managing Modules Powering Off Switching Modules 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 19-4 Switching Module Configuration Status Scenario...
  • Page 403: Identifying Module Leds

    Chapter 19 Managing Modules Identifying Module LEDs 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 Click the Card Module Config tab.
  • Page 404 Chapter 19 Managing Modules Identifying Module LEDs 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 19-6 describes the LEDs for the Cisco MDS 9200 Series interface module.
  • Page 405 Chapter 19 Managing Modules Identifying Module LEDs 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 19-7 LEDs for the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Fibre Channel Switching Modules Status...
  • Page 406 Chapter 19 Managing Modules Identifying Module LEDs 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 19-8 LEDs for the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor Modules Status...
  • Page 407: Managing Ssms And Supervisor Modules

    Chapter 19 Managing Modules Managing SSMs and Supervisor Modules 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 Managing SSMs and Supervisor Modules This section describes the considerations for replacing SSMs and supervisor modules and for upgrading and downgrading Cisco MDS NX-OS and SAN-OS releases.
  • Page 408 Chapter 19 Managing Modules Default Settings 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 19-10 Default SSM Settings Parameters...
  • Page 409: Switch Configuration

    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 A R T Switch Configuration...
  • Page 410 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...
  • Page 411: Common Interface Configuration

    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 C H A P T E R Configuring Interfaces The main function of a switch is to relay frames from one data link to another.
  • Page 412: Chapter 20 Configuring Interface

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 Figure 20-1 Fibre Channel Interface Configuration Fibre Channel Interfaces...
  • Page 413: About Interface Modes

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 When configuring these host-optimized ports, the following port mode guidelines apply: You can configure only the first port in each 4-port group (for example, the first port in ports 1-4, •...
  • Page 414: E Port

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 Figure 20-2 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Switch Port Modes Interfaces are created in VSAN 1 by default.
  • Page 415: F Port

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 F Port In fabric port (F port) mode, an interface functions as a fabric port.
  • Page 416: Te Port

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 TE Port In trunking E port (TE port) mode, an interface functions as a trunking expansion port.
  • Page 417: Fx Port

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 ST port mode is not supported on the Cisco MDS 9124 Fabric Switch, the Cisco Fabric Switch for HP Note c-Class BladeSystem, and the Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter.
  • Page 418: Operational States

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 20-1 Administrative States Administrative State...
  • Page 419 Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 20-4 Reason Codes for Nonoperational States Applicable...
  • Page 420 Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 20-4 Reason Codes for Nonoperational States (continued) Applicable...
  • Page 421: Graceful Shutdown

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 Graceful Shutdown Interfaces on a port are shut down by default (unless you modified the initial configuration).
  • Page 422: Configuring Interface Modes

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 (Optional) Set other configuration parameters using the other tabs.
  • Page 423: Autosensing

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 Autosensing Autosensing speed is enabled on all 4-Gbps and 8-Gbps switching module interfaces by default.
  • Page 424 Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 To specify or remove the port owner using the Fabric Manager, follow these steps: Expand Switches >...
  • Page 425 Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 To specify or remove the port owner using the Device Manager, follow these steps: Double-click the interface in the modules panel.
  • Page 426: Configuring Port Guard

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 Configuring Port Guard Using the port guard feature, you can restrict the number of error reports and bring a malfunctioning port to down state dynamically.
  • Page 427 Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 Click Apply to activate the configuration.
  • Page 428: About Interface Descriptions

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 Figure 20-8 Device Manager - Interface Port Guard Tab Check the Enable check box.
  • Page 429: Identifying The Beacon Leds

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 Expand Switches >...
  • Page 430: About Beacon Mode

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 speed LED displays the speed of the port interface: Off—The interface attached to that port is functioning at 1000 Mbps.
  • Page 431: Switch Port Attribute Default Values

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 GBIC or SFP is specified to operate at 2 Gbps but is used at 4 Gbps.
  • Page 432: Displaying Sfp Transmitter Types

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Fibre Channel Interfaces 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 20-5 SFP Transmitter Acronym Definitions (continued) Definition...
  • Page 433: Tl Ports For Private Loops

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces TL Ports for Private Loops 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 Figure 20-11 Device Manager Interface Monitor Dialog Box (Optional) Click the Pencil icon to reset the cumulative counters.
  • Page 434: Configuring Tl Ports

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces TL Ports for Private Loops 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 Each private device on a TL port may be included in a different zone.
  • Page 435: About Tl Port Alpa Caches

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Buffer Credits 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 Expand Switches >...
  • Page 436 Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Buffer Credits 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 16-port switching modules and full rate ports, the default value is 16 for Fx mode and 255 for E or TE modes.
  • Page 437: Extended Bb_Credits On Generation 1 Switching Modules

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Buffer Credits 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 Configuring Performance Buffers To configure performance buffers for a Fibre Channel interface using Fabric Manager, follow these steps:...
  • Page 438: Extended Bb_Credits On Generation 2 And Generation 3 Switching Modules

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Buffer Credits 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 last two Fibre Channel ports (port 13 and port 14) and the two Gigabit Ethernet ports Note do not support the extended BB_credits feature (see...
  • Page 439: Management Interfaces

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Management Interfaces 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 Expand Switches >...
  • Page 440: Vsan Interfaces

    Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces VSAN Interfaces 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 Click Apply Changes.
  • Page 441 Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Default Settings 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 Expand Switches >...
  • Page 442 Chapter 20 Configuring Interfaces Default Settings 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 20-7 Default Interface Parameters Parameters...
  • Page 443: Configuring N Port Virtualization

    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 C H A P T E R Configuring N Port Virtualization N port virtualization (NPV) reduces the number of Fibre Channel domain IDs in SANs.
  • Page 444: C H A P T E R 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization

    Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization About NPV 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 Figure 21-1 Cisco NPV Fabric Configuration NPV-Core Switch...
  • Page 445: Npv Mode

    Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization About NPV 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 NPV Mode A switch is in NPV mode after a user has enabled NPV and the switch has successfully rebooted.
  • Page 446 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization About NPV 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 BB_SCN of internal FLOGIs on NP ports is always set to zero.
  • Page 447: Default Port Numbers

    Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization About NPV 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 Default Port Numbers Port numbers on NPV-enabled switches will vary depending on the switch model.
  • Page 448: Disruptive

    Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization NPV Guidelines and Requirements 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 Balances the load by allowing the user to evenly distribute the load across external interfaces.
  • Page 449: Npv Traffic Management Guidelines

    Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 NPV Traffic Management Guidelines When deploying NPV traffic management, follow these guidelines: Use NPV traffic management only when the automatic traffic engineering by the NPV device is not...
  • Page 450 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 On the 91x4 platform, before you downgrade from 3.2(2c) to earlier versions, shut the F port, enable •...
  • Page 451: Configuring Npv Traffic Management

    Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 Configuring NPV Traffic Management The NPV traffic management feature is enabled after configuring NPV.
  • Page 452 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 Figure 21-5 NPV Traffic Map Tab Click the Traffic Map tab.
  • Page 453: Enable Or Disable The Global Policy For Disruptive Load Balancing

    Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 Select the Switch from the drop-down list as shown in Figure 21-6.
  • Page 454 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 To enable disruptive load balancing on all the switches, check the Enable All check box as shown in Figure 21-8.
  • Page 455: Using The Npv Setup Wizard

    Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 Using the NPV Setup Wizard To configure NPV using the wizard, follow these steps: Select Tools >...
  • Page 456 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 Figure 21-10 Error in Launching Cisco MDS 9000 Family Fabric Manager Configuration Guide...
  • Page 457 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 Select the NPV devices as shown in Figure 21-11.
  • Page 458 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 you choose switches that are NPV disabled and click Next, a warning message appears with a list of IP addresses of the NPV devices on which NPV will be enabled.
  • Page 459 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 Select the NPIV core switches as shown in Figure 21-13.
  • Page 460 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 Create new NPV device and NPIV core switch pairs as required.
  • Page 461 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 After you click the Next button in Step 3 of 6, the wizard determines if you have selected all the connected pairs.
  • Page 462 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 Figure 21-16 Warning, NPV Setup Wizard Figure 21-17...
  • Page 463 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 You can configure NPV associated ports either through automated or manual methods.
  • Page 464 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 ISLs are considered in the second method.
  • Page 465 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 Figure 21-19 Warning, not Enough Number of Ports.
  • Page 466 Chapter 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization Configuring NPV 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 During manual selection from the list for NPV and NPIV, port