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HP Cisco MDS 9020 - Fabric Switch Configuration Manual

Cisco mds 9000 family cli configuration guide, release 3.x (ol-16184-01, april 2008).
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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
CLI Configuration Guide, Release 3.x
Cisco MDS SAN-OS for Release 3.0(1) Through 3.3(1a)
April 2008
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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 CLI Configuration Guide, Release 3.x Cisco MDS SAN-OS for Release 3.0(1) Through 3.3(1a)

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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 THE SPECIFICATIONS AND INFORMATION REGARDING THE PRODUCTS IN THIS MANUAL ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

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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 C O N T E N T S New and Changed Information liii...

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    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 CLI Command Hierarchy EXEC Mode Options Configuration Mode...

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    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 Formatting Flash Devices and File Systems 2-25 Initializing Internal bootflash...

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    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 License Transfers Between Switches 3-16 Displaying License Information...

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    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 Committing NTP Configuration Changes 5-23 Discarding NTP Configuration Changes...

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    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 Verifying CFS Distribution Status CFS Application Requirements Enabling CFS for an Application...

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    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 Recognizing Failure Cases Using the install all Command Upgrading Services Modules...

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    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 Copying Configuration Files Backing UpConfiguration Files Rolling Back to a Previous Configuration...

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    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 Power Supply Configuration Modes 10-10 Power Supply Configuration Guidelines...

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    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 SSI Image Boot Variable 11-23 Using the install ssi Command...

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    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 Receive Data Field Size 12-16 Configuring Receive Data Field Size...

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    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 Mode 13-3 NP Ports...

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    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 PortChannels 14-18 Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources...

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    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 PortChannels 16-1 C H A P T E R...

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    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 Fabric Names 17-6 About Incoming RCFs...

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    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 Remote User Authentication 18-3 Defining a Job...

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    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 VSANs 19-11 Displaying Static VSAN Configuration...

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    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 DPVM Database Distribution 21-5 Disabling DPVM Database Distribution...

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    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 Clearing a Locked Session 22-11 About IVR NAT and Auto Topology...

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    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 IVR Zones and IVR Zone Sets 22-29 About Activating Zone Sets and Using the force Option...

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    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 and Exporting Zone Sets 23-15 Zone Set Duplication...

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    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 Alias Features 24-1 Device Alias Requirements...

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    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 Disabling FSPF for Specific Interfaces 25-9 Clearing FSPF Counters for an Interface...

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    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 Displaying FDMI 26-6 RSCN...

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    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 FICON Port Numbering Scheme 28-8 Port Addresses...

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    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 Applying the Saved Configuration Files to the Running Configuration 28-33 Editing FICON Configuration Files...

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    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 Displaying Configured fctimer Values 29-8 World Wide Names...

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    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 Enabling SNMP Notifications 31-10 Configuring the Notification Target User...

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    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 Displaying RADIUS Server Statistics 32-16 Configuring TACACS+...

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    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 32-41 Configuring IPv4 and IPv6 Access Control Lists...

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    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 Generating Certificate Requests 34-10 Installing Identity Certificates...

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    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 IKE Policy Negotiation 35-11 Configuring an IKE Policy...

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    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 DHCHAP 36-1 DHCHAP Compatibility with Existing Cisco MDS Features...

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    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 Disabling Auto-learning 37-8 Auto-Learning Device Authorization...

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    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 Users and Common Roles 39-1 C H A P T E R...

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    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 FCIP 40-1 C H A P T E R...

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    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 FCIP Tape Acceleration 40-34 Displaying Tape Acceleration Activity Information...

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    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 iSCSI Access Control 42-19 Fibre Channel Zoning-Based Access Control...

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    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 Changing iSCSI Interface Parameters and the Impact on Load Balancing 42-51 VRRP Load Balancing Algorithm For Selecting Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces...

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    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 Enabling the iSNS Server 42-85 iSNS Configuration Distribution...

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    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 Verifying IPv4 Static Route Information 43-11 Displaying and Clearing ARPs...

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    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 Displaying Statistics 44-9 Displaying Gigabit Ethernet Interface Statistics...

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    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 Link-Local Address 46-4 IPv6 Address Type: Multicast...

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    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 Identifiers 47-5 SCSI Flow Statistics...

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    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 RMON 51-1 C H A P T E R...

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    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 RSPAN Configuration Example 52-20 Configuration in the Source Switch...

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    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 Verifying Alert Group Customization 54-9 Call Home Message Level Feature...

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    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 Displaying FCC Settings 56-3 56-3...

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    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 Troubleshooting Your Fabric 58-1 C H A P T E R...

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    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 System Processes and Logs 59-1 C H A P T E R...

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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 New and Changed Information This document provides release-specific information for each new and changed feature in the Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x software.

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    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 1-1 New and Changed Features for Release 3.x (continued) Changed...

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    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 1-1 New and Changed Features for Release 3.x (continued) Changed...

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    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 1-1 New and Changed Features for Release 3.x (continued) Changed...

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    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 1-1 New and Changed Features for Release 3.x (continued) Changed...

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    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 1-1 New and Changed Features for Release 3.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 1-1 New and Changed Features for Release 3.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 Table 1-1 New and Changed Features for Release 3.x (continued) Changed...

  • 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 Guides.

  • Page 62

    Preface Organization S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Organization S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Organization S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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: Document Conventions

    Preface Document Conventions S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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

    Preface Document Conventions S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 67: Related Documentation, Release Notes, Compatibility Information, Regulatory Compliance And Safety Information, Hardware Installation

    Preface Related Documentation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Related Documentation The documentation set for the Cisco MDS 9000 Family includes the following documents.

  • Page 68

    Preface Related Documentation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Cisco Fabric Manager •...

  • Page 69

    Preface Related Documentation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and...

  • Page 70: Documentation Feedback

    Preface Related Documentation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Documentation Feedback You can rate and provide feedback about Cisco technical documents by completing the online feedback form that appears with the technical documents on Cisco.com.

  • Page 71: Obtaining Technical Assistance

    Preface Related Documentation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m We encourage you to use Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) or a compatible product (for example, GnuPG) to encrypt any sensitive information that you send to Cisco.

  • Page 72

    Preface Related Documentation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Submitting a Service Request Using the online TAC Service Request Tool is the fastest way to open S3 and S4 service requests.

  • Page 73

    Preface Related Documentation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Obtaining Additional Publications and Information Information about Cisco products, technologies, and network solutions is available from various online and printed sources.

  • Page 74

    Preface Related Documentation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m World-class networking training is available from Cisco.

  • Page 75: 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 76

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 77: 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 C H A P T E R Product Overview The Cisco MDS 9000 Family of multilayer directors and fabric switches offers intelligent...

  • Page 78: Chapter 1 Product Overview, 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 Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem –...

  • Page 79: Cisco Mds 9200 Series Fabric Switches, Cisco Mds 9216i Multiprotocol Fabric Switch

    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 Storage Services Module (SSM) •...

  • Page 80: Cisco Mds 9100 Series Fixed Configuration 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 18/4-port Multiservice FIPS Module with Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 •...

  • Page 81: Cisco San-os Software Configuration, Tools For Software Configuration

    Chapter 1 Product Overview Cisco SAN-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 Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM BladeCenter (20 ports;...

  • Page 82: Cisco Mds 9000 Fabric Manager, Software Configuration Overview, Basic Configuration

    Chapter 1 Product Overview Cisco SAN-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 Continue reading this document for more information on configuring the Cisco MDS switch using the CLI.

  • Page 83: Advanced Configuration

    Chapter 1 Product Overview Cisco SAN-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 Installing licenses (Chapter 3, “Obtaining and Installing Licenses”)

  • Page 84

    Chapter 1 Product Overview Cisco SAN-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 Switch interoperability (Chapter 29, “Advanced Features and Concepts”)

  • Page 85: Before You Begin

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Before You Begin This chapter prepares you to configure switches from the CLI.

  • Page 86: Chapter 2 Before You Begin, About The Switch Prompt

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin About the Switch Prompt S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Switch Prompt Refer to the Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware Installation Guide or the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Note...

  • Page 87: Default Switch Roles, Using The Cli, Cli Command Modes

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Default Switch 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 Default Switch Roles By default, two roles exist in all switches: Network operator—Has permission to view the configuration.

  • Page 88: Cli Command Hierarchy

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using the CLI S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Frequently Used Switch Command Modes Mode...

  • Page 89: Exec Mode Options

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using the CLI S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 start executing commands, enter the command at the top level of the hierarchy (EXEC mode).

  • Page 90: Configuration Mode

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using the CLI S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m purge Deletes unused data View current directory...

  • Page 91

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using the CLI S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m exit Exit from configure mode fabric-binding...

  • Page 92

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using the CLI S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m username Configure user information.

  • Page 93: Cli Command Navigation, Command Completion, File System Completion

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using the CLI S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Displaying the Present Working Context Some features have configuration submode hierarchy nested more than one level deep.

  • Page 94: The No And Default Forms Of Commands, Cli Command Configuration Options, Getting Help

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Getting Help S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 no and Default Forms of Commands You can issue the no form of any command to perform the following actions: Undo a wrongly issued command.

  • Page 95: Managing The Switch Configuration, Displaying The Switch Configuration

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Managing the 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 To list keywords or arguments, enter a question mark in place of a keyword or argument.

  • Page 96

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Managing the 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 Example 2-3 Displays the Software and Hardware Version switch# show version...

  • Page 97

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Managing the 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 The interface configuration information can be display in multiple entries in the running configuration.

  • Page 98: Saving A Configuration, Clearing A Configuration, Displaying Users, Sending Messages To Users

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Displaying Users S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Example 2-8 Displays the Configuration Per VSAN switch# show runnning vsan 1...

  • Page 99: Using The Ping And Ping Ipv6 Commands, Using The Extended Ping And Ping Ipv6 Commands

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using the ping and ping ipv6 Commands S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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# send Shutting down the system in 2 minutes.

  • Page 100: Using Traceroute And Traceroute Ipv6 Commands

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using traceroute and traceroute ipv6 Commands S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Options and Defaults for the ping and ping ipv6 Commands (continued) Option...

  • Page 101: Configuring Terminal Parameters, Setting The Terminal Session Timeout

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Configuring Terminal Parameters S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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# traceroute www.cisco.com Tracing route to www.cisco.com [198.133.219.25] 30 hops max, 38 byte packets bras3-l0.pltnca.sbcglobal.net [151.164.184.79] 30 ms...

  • Page 102: Displaying Terminal Sessions, Clearing Terminal Sessions, Setting The Terminal Timeout

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Configuring Terminal Parameters S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 a VTY session (Telnet or SSH): •...

  • Page 103: Setting The Terminal Type, Setting The Terminal Screen Length, Setting The Terminal Screen Width

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Configuring the Switch Banner Message S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 the Terminal Type Use the terminal terminal-type command in EXEC mode to specify the terminal type for a switch: The syntax for this command is terminal terminal-type terminal-type.

  • Page 104: Directing Show Command Output To A File

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Directing show Command Output to a 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 The following example configures a banner message with the following text “Testing the MOTD Feature.”...

  • Page 105: Using Cli Variables, User-defined Cli Session Variables

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using CLI Variables S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 CLI Variables The SAN-OS CLI parser supports the definition and use of variables in CLI commands.

  • Page 106: User-defined Cli Persistent Variables

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using CLI Variables S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Use the show cli variables command to display user-defined CLI session variables.

  • Page 107: System-defined Variables, Using Command Aliases

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using Command Aliases S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m System-Defined Variables Cisco MDS SAN-OS supports one predefined variable: TIMESTAMP.

  • Page 108: Defining Command Aliases, About Flash Devices

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin About Flash Devices S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Defining Command Aliases You can define command aliases using the cli alias name command in configuration mode.

  • Page 109: Internal Bootflash, External Compactflash (slot0), Formatting Flash Devices And File Systems, Initializing Internal Bootflash

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin 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 Internal bootflash All switches in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family have one internal bootflash: that resides in the supervisor or switching module.You have access to two locations within the internal bootflash: file system.

  • Page 110: Formatting External Compactflash, Using Switch File Systems

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using Switch 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 Use the format bootflash: command to only format the bootflash: file system.

  • Page 111: Specifying File Systems, Setting The Current Directory

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using Switch 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 Compressing and Uncompressing Files, page 2-32 •...

  • Page 112: Displaying The Current Directory, Displaying File Checksums

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using Switch 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 Any file saved in the volatile: file system is erased when the switch reboots.

  • Page 113: Listing The Files In A Directory, Creating A Directory, Deleting An Existing Directory, Moving Files

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using Switch 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 Listing the Files in a Directory The dir command displays the contents of the current directory or the specified directory.

  • Page 114: Copying Files

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using Switch 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 If a file with the same name already exists in the destination directory, that file is overwritten by the Caution moved file.

  • Page 115: Deleting Files, Displaying File Contents

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using Switch 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 If the current directory is slot0:mydir, this command copies slot0:mydir/samplefile to slot0:mydir/mystorage/samplefile.

  • Page 116: Saving Command Output To A File, Compressing And Uncompressing Files

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Using Switch 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 Saving Command Output to a File You can force all screen output to go to a file by appending >...

  • Page 117: Command Scripts, Executing Commands Specified In A Script

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Command Scripts S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 last 10 lines of the mylog file.

  • Page 118: Using Cli Variables In Scripts, Setting The Delay Time

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Command Scripts S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 CLI Variables in Scripts You can use CLI variables defined by the cli var command (see the “Using CLI Variables”...

  • Page 119

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Command Scripts S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 command is useful within scripts.

  • Page 120

    Chapter 2 Before You Begin Command Scripts S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 CLI Configuration Guide 2-36 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...

  • Page 121

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Cisco MDS SAN-OS Installation and Switch Management...

  • Page 122

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 123: 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 124: C H A P T E R 3 Obtaining And Installing Licenses, Licensing Model

    Chapter 3 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 License enforcement—A mechanism that prevents a feature from being used without first obtaining •...

  • Page 125

    Chapter 3 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 The licensing model defined for the Cisco MDS product line has two options: Feature-based licenses allow features that are applicable to the entire switch.

  • Page 126

    Chapter 3 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 The Cisco MDS 9216i switch enables SAN extension features on the two fixed IP services ports only.

  • Page 127

    Chapter 3 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 3-1 Feature-Based Licenses (continued) Feature License...

  • Page 128

    Chapter 3 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 3-1 Feature-Based Licenses (continued) Feature License...

  • Page 129

    Chapter 3 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 3-1 Feature-Based Licenses (continued) Feature License...

  • Page 130: Licensing High Availability, Options To Install A License

    Chapter 3 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 3-1 Feature-Based Licenses (continued) Feature License...

  • Page 131: Obtaining A Factory-installed License, Performing A Manual Installation

    Chapter 3 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 132: Obtaining The License Key File, Installing The License Key File

    Chapter 3 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Obtaining 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 Obtaining the License Key File Refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Fabric Manager Configuration Guide for details on installing Note...

  • Page 133

    Chapter 3 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 When you check the check box for a switch, the PAK or license file name field for that switch becomes editable.

  • Page 134: Installing The License Key File To A Remote Location, Backing Up License Files

    Chapter 3 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Backing Up License 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 switch# show license file Permanent.lic Permanent.lic: SERVER this_host ANY...

  • Page 135: Uninstalling Licenses

    Chapter 3 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 Application ----------- qos_manager...

  • Page 136: Updating Licenses

    Chapter 3 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Updating 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 Enterprise.lic Ficon.lic Disable the features provided by the license to be uninstalled.

  • Page 137: Grace Period Alerts

    Chapter 3 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 Update the license file using the update license url command, where url specifies the bootflash:, slot0:, Step 6 or volatile: location of the updated license file.

  • Page 138: License Transfers Between Switches, Displaying License Information

    Chapter 3 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 Daily alerts from January 30th to May 21st.

  • Page 139

    Chapter 3 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Displaying License 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 Example 3-2 Displays Information About Current License Usage switch# show license usage...

  • Page 140

    Chapter 3 Obtaining and Installing Licenses Displaying License 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 Example 3-6 Displays a List of Installed License Key Files switch# show license brief...

  • Page 141: 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 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 142: Port-naming Conventions, Port Licensing

    Chapter 4 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 4-1 describes the port-naming conventions for the four Cisco Fabric switches.

  • Page 143: C H A P T E R 4 On-demand Port Activation Licensing

    Chapter 4 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 4-3 Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem Default Port Licenses (ext1 - ext4) EXT 1...

  • Page 144: Default Configuration

    Chapter 4 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 Default Configuration Example 4-1 shows the default port license configuration for the Cisco MDS 9124 Switch.

  • Page 145

    Chapter 4 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 --------------------------------------------------- Interface Cookie...

  • Page 146

    Chapter 4 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 16830464 16855040 16850944...

  • Page 147

    Chapter 4 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 16822272 16838656 16842752...

  • Page 148: License Status Definitions

    Chapter 4 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 16842752 ----------- License Status Definitions...

  • Page 149

    Chapter 4 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 10G_PORT_ACTIVATION_PKG Unused --------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Page 150: Configuring Port Activation Licenses

    Chapter 4 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 You can use the show license usage command to view any licenses assigned to a switch.

  • Page 151: Making A Port Eligible For A License, Acquiring A License For A Port

    Chapter 4 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 Moving Licenses Among Ports, page 4-12 •...

  • Page 152: Moving Licenses Among Ports

    Chapter 4 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 Moving Licenses Among Ports On the Cisco Fabric Switch for HP c-Class BladeSystem and the Cisco Fabric Switch for IBM Note...

  • Page 153: On-demand Port Activation License Example

    Chapter 4 On-Demand Port Activation Licensing On-Demand Port Activation License Example S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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-Demand Port Activation License Example The following example shows how to do the following tasks: Make a port ineligible...

  • Page 154

    Chapter 4 On-Demand Port Activation Licensing On-Demand Port Activation License Example S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Make port fc1/8 ineligible to receive a license.

  • Page 155

    Chapter 4 On-Demand Port Activation Licensing On-Demand Port Activation License Example S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m fc1/13 16826368 acquired...

  • Page 156

    Chapter 4 On-Demand Port Activation Licensing On-Demand Port Activation License Example S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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-license acquire channel-group 122 force no shutdown...

  • Page 157: 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 This chapter includes the following sections:...

  • Page 158: Chapter 5 Initial Configuration, Starting A Switch In The Cisco Mds 9000 Family

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 Starting a Switch in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family The following procedure is a review of the tasks you should have completed during hardware installation, including starting up the switch.

  • Page 159: Preparing To Configure The Switch, Default Login

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 IP address can only be configured from the CLI.

  • Page 160: Setup Options

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 There is no default password so you must explicitly configure a strong password.

  • Page 161: Assigning Setup Information

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 5-1 Management Access to Switches Router...

  • Page 162: Configuring Out-of-band Management

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 Configuring Out-of-Band Management You can configure both in-band and out-of-band configuration together by entering Yes in both Step 11c...

  • Page 163

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 yes (yes is the default) to create an SNMPv3 account.

  • Page 164

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 Enable the ip routing? (yes/no) [y]: yes Enter yes (yes is the default) to configure a static route (recommended).

  • Page 165

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 number of key bits within the specified range.

  • Page 166: Configuring In-band Management

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 ip route dest_prefix dest_mask dest_address ip default-network dest_prefix ip default-gateway default_gateway...

  • Page 167

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 yes to enter the setup mode.

  • Page 168

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 IPv4 subnet mask.

  • Page 169: Using The Setup Command

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 deny (deny is the default) to deny a default zone policy configuration.

  • Page 170: Accessing The Switch

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration 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 Would you like to enter the basic configuration dialog (yes/no): yes The setup utility guides you through the basic configuration process.

  • Page 171: Assigning A Switch Name, Where Do You Go Next?, Verifying The Module Status

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration Assigning a Switch Name S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Assigning a Switch Name Each switch in the fabric requires a unique name.

  • Page 172: Configuring Date, Time, And Time Zone, Configuring The Time Zone

    Chapter 5 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 MAC-Address(es) Serial-Num --------------------------------------...

  • Page 173: Adjusting For Daylight Saving Time Or Summer Time

    Chapter 5 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 Command Purpose Step 4...

  • Page 174

    Chapter 5 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 To enable the daylight saving time clock adjustment, follow these steps:In 2007, the U.

  • Page 175: Ntp Configuration, About Ntp, Ntp Configuration Guidelines

    Chapter 5 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 want to configure daylight savings time on multiple switches simultaneously, see the RUN CLI command feature in the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Fabric Manager Configuration Guide.

  • Page 176: Configuring Ntp

    Chapter 5 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 peer configured alone takes on the role of a server and should be used as backup.

  • Page 177

    Chapter 5 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 To configure NTP in a server association using IPv4 addresses, follow these steps: Command Purpose...

  • Page 178

    Chapter 5 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 Command Purpose Step 3...

  • Page 179: Ntp Cfs Distribution, Enabling Ntp Distribution, Committing Ntp Configuration Changes

    Chapter 5 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 180: Discarding Ntp Configuration Changes, Releasing Fabric Session Lock, Database Merge Guidelines, Ntp Session Status Verification

    Chapter 5 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 Discarding NTP Configuration Changes After making the configuration changes, you can choose to discard the changes or to commit them.

  • Page 181: Management Interface Configuration, Obtaining Remote Management Access

    Chapter 5 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 Management Interface Configuration The management interface on the switch allows multiple simultaneous Telnet or SNMP sessions.

  • Page 182: Using The Force Option During Shutdown, Default Gateway Configuration

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration Default Gateway 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 To obtain remote management access using IPv6 addressing parameters, follow these steps: Command Command...

  • Page 183: Configuring The Default Gateway, Telnet Server Connection

    Chapter 5 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 5-4 Default Gateway Default...

  • Page 184: Disabling A Telnet Connection, Configuring Console Port Settings, Verifying Console Port Settings

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration Configuring Console Port 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 Disabling a Telnet Connection To disable Telnet connections to the switch, follow these steps: Command...

  • Page 185: Configuring Com1 Port Settings

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration Configuring COM1 Port 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 The following example displays output from an MDS switch with a Supervisor-1 module.

  • Page 186: Verifying Com1 Port Settings, Configuring Modem Connections

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration Configuring Modem Connections S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Command Description Step 6...

  • Page 187: Guidelines To Configure Modems

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration Configuring Modem Connections S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Guidelines to Configure Modems We recommend you use the COM1 port to connect the modem from any director in the Cisco MDS 9500 Series or any switch in the Cisco MDS 9200 Series.

  • Page 188: Enabling Modem Connections, Configuring The Initialization String

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration Configuring Modem Connections S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Enabling Modem Connections To configure a modem connection through the COM1 port, follow these steps: Command...

  • Page 189: Configuring The Default Initialization String

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration Configuring Modem Connections S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m S0=1—Pick up after one ring •...

  • Page 190: Configuring A User-specified Initialization String, Initializing A Modem In A Powered-on Switch

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration Configuring Modem Connections S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 a User-Specified Initialization String To configure a user-specified initialization string through the COM1 port, follow these steps: Command...

  • Page 191: Verifying The Modem Connection Configuration

    Chapter 5 Initial Configuration Configuring Modem Connections S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Connect the modem to the switch as specified in the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware Guide or the Step 2 Cisco MDS 9200 Series Hardware Installation Guide.

  • Page 192: Configuring Cdp

    Chapter 5 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 193: Clearing Cdp Counters And Tables, Displaying Cdp Information

    Chapter 5 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 To globally configure the refresh time interval for the CDP protocol, follow these steps: Command Command...

  • Page 194

    Chapter 5 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 Example 5-1 Displays All CDP Capable Interfaces and Parameters switch# show cdp all...

  • Page 195

    Chapter 5 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 Example 5-5 Displays CDP Parameters for the Management Interface switch# show cdp interface mgmt 0...

  • Page 196

    Chapter 5 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 Device ID:0 Entry address(es): IP Address: 0.0.0.0...

  • Page 197: 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 SAN-OS software uses the Cisco Fabric Services (CFS) infrastructure to enable...

  • Page 198: Chapter 6 Using The Cf Infrastructure, Cisco San-os Features Using Cfs, Cfs Features

    Chapter 6 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 This section includes the following topics: Cisco SAN-OS Features Using CFS, page 6-2 •...

  • Page 199: Cfs Protocol, Cfs Distribution Scopes, Cfs Distribution Modes

    Chapter 6 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 modes of distribution.

  • Page 200: Uncoordinated Distribution, Coordinated Distribution, Unrestricted Uncoordinated Distributions, Disabling Cfs Distribution On A Switch

    Chapter 6 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 Uncoordinated Distribution Uncoordinated distributions are used to distribute information that is not expected to conflict with that from a peer.

  • Page 201: Verifying Cfs Distribution Status, Cfs Application Requirements, Enabling Cfs For An Application

    Chapter 6 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 Verifying CFS Distribution Status The show cfs status command displays the status of CFS distribution on the switch.

  • Page 202: Locking The Fabric, Verifying Cfs Lock Status

    Chapter 6 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 show cfs application command only displays applications registered with CFS.

  • Page 203: Committing Changes

    Chapter 6 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 switch# show cfs lock Application: ntp Scope...

  • Page 204: Discarding Changes, Saving The Configuration, Clearing A Locked Session, Cfs Merge Support

    Chapter 6 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 Discarding Changes If you discard configuration changes, the application flushes the pending database and releases locks in the fabric.

  • Page 205: Verifying Cfs Merge Status

    Chapter 6 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 In case of a successful merge, the merged database is distributed to all switches in the combined fabric and the entire new fabric remains in a consistent state.

  • Page 206

    Chapter 6 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 --------------------------------------------------------- Switch WWN IP Address...

  • Page 207: Cfs Distribution Over Ip

    Chapter 6 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 208: Enabling Cfs Over Ip

    Chapter 6 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 6-2 Network Example 2 with Fibre Channel and IP Connections Node A...

  • Page 209: Verifying The Cfs Over Ip Configuration, Configuring Ip Multicast Address For Cfs Over Ip

    Chapter 6 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 Verifying the CFS Over IP Configuration To verify the CFS over IP configuration, use the show cfs status command.

  • Page 210: Verifying Ip Multicast Address Configuration For Cfs Over Ip

    Chapter 6 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 Verifying IP Multicast Address Configuration for CFS over IP To verify the IP multicast address configuration for CFS over IP, use the show cfs status command.

  • Page 211: Cfs Regions, About Cfs Regions

    Chapter 6 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 6-15...

  • Page 212: Managing Cfs Regions, Creating Cfs Regions, Assigning Applications To Cfs Regions

    Chapter 6 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 This section describes how to manage a CFS region.

  • Page 213: Removing An Application From A Region, Deleting Cfs Regions, Default Settings

    Chapter 6 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 Removing an Application from a Region Removing an application from a region i