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HP Cisco MDS 9216 - Fabric Switch Configuration Manual

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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 3.x
Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.0(3) Through 3.3(1a)
Cisco MDS 9000 FabricWare Release 2.x
April 2008
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-8222-10

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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 3.x Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.0(3) Through 3.3(1a)
  • 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: Table Of Contents

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m C O N T E N T S New and Changed Information liii...
  • Page 4 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 to Configure the Switch Default Login Setup Options...
  • 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 Upgrading the Management Software 2-36 Upgrading Fabric Manager Server and Fabric Manager Standalone Version Using the 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 Toolbar Logical Domains Pane Filtering...
  • 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 Installing Fabric Manager Web Server Using Fabric Manager Web Server with SSL Launching Fabric Manager Web Server...
  • 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 Viewing Trap and Syslog Registration Information 7-38 Configuring Forwarding of Notifications for Events...
  • 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 Licensing Model 10-2 Licensing High Availability...
  • 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 Configuring NTP 12-6 Edit an NTP Server or Peer Configuration...
  • 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 Managing CFS Regions Using Fabric Manager 13-13 Creating CFS Regions...
  • 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 Non-Disruptive Upgrades on Fabric and Modular Switches 15-12 Preparing for a Non-Disruptive Upgrade on Fabric and Modular Switches...
  • 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 Managing System Hardware 18-1 C H A P T E R...
  • 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 32-Port Switching Module Configuration Guidelines 20-2 About Interface Modes...
  • 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 Buffer Credits 20-20 About Buffer-to-Buffer Credits...
  • 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 Out-of-Service Interfaces 22-7 Buffer Credit Allocation...
  • 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 PortChannel Examples 23-2 32-Port Switching Module Configuration Guidelines...
  • 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 Domain Parameters 25-1 C H A P T E R...
  • 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 Fabric Configuration P A R T Configuring and Managing VSANs...
  • 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 About DPVM Databases 28-3 Configuring DPVM Config and Pending Databases...
  • 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 Configuring IVR NAT and IVR Auto Topology 29-12 About AFIDs...
  • 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 Zoning Example 30-2 Zone Implementation...
  • 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 About LUN Zoning 30-36 Configuring a LUN-Based Zone...
  • 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 FSPF Examples 32-2 Fault Tolerant Fabric...
  • 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 Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing 33-1 C H A P T E R...
  • 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 MDS-Specific FICON Advantages 36-3 Fabric Optimization with VSANs...
  • 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 Assigning a Port Address Name 36-27 About RLIR...
  • 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 Switch Interoperability 37-8 About Interop Mode...
  • 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 SSH 39-15 About the SSH Server Key Pair...
  • 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 SNMP Security Options 41-2 Switch AAA...
  • 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 About Users Specifying a TACACS+ Server at Login 41-18 Allowing Users to Specify a TACACS+ Server at Login...
  • 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 Example IP-ACL Configuration 42-11 Configuring Certificate Authorities and Digital Certificates...
  • 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 Importingthe CRL 43-36 Maximum Limits...
  • 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 SA Establishment Between Peers 44-28 Crypto Map Configuration Guidelines...
  • 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 Port Security Enforcement 46-2 About Auto-Learning...
  • 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 Port Security Database Deletion 46-24 Port Security Database Cleanup...
  • 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 Creating FCIP Profiles 48-16 Creating FCIP Links...
  • 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 Enabling iSCSI 50-4 Creating iSCSI Interfaces...
  • 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 Configuring and Activating Zones for iSLB Initiators and Initiator Targets 50-42 Configuring iSLB Session Authentication...
  • 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 iSNS Client Registration and Deregistration 50-72 Target Discovery...
  • 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 Configuring IP Storage 52-1 C H A P T E R...
  • 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 Gigabit Ethernet IPv4-ACL Guidelines 53-6 Default Settings...
  • 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 Disabling Intelligent Storage Services 55-5 SCSI Flow Statistics...
  • 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 Topology Mapping 59-1 Using the Topology Map...
  • 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 Enabling RMON Alarms for Physical Components 61-6 Managing RMON Events...
  • 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 System Message Logging Servers 63-7 Verifying Syslog Servers from Fabric Manager Web Server...
  • 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 Configuring Fabric Configuration Servers 65-1 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 About Configuring Linked Ports 67-3 Operationally Binding a Tracked Port...
  • 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 Displaying Captured Frames 68-20 Defining Display Filters...
  • 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 What do I do if fabric changes are not propagated onto the map (for example, links don't disappear)? 69-8...
  • 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 How do I fix a "corrupted jar file"...
  • 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 Cisco MDS 9000 Family Fabric Manager Configuration Guide OL-8007-10, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 53: 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 Fabric Manager and Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x software.
  • Page 54 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 Release 3.x Changed...
  • Page 55 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 Release 3.x (continued) Changed...
  • Page 56 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 Release 3.x (continued) Changed...
  • 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 Table 1 New and Changed Features for Release 3.x (continued) Changed...
  • Page 58 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 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 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 New and Changed Features for Release 3.x (continued) Changed...
  • Page 61 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 Release 3.x (continued) Changed...
  • Page 62 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 Release 3.x (continued) Changed...
  • Page 63 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 Release 3.x (continued) Changed...
  • Page 64 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 lxiv OL-8007-10, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 65 S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 66 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 67 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 68 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 69 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 70: 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 71 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 72: Related Documentation

    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 73: Cisco Fabric Manager

    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 74: Obtaining Documentation And Submitting A Service Request

    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 75: 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 76: 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 77: Submitting A Service Request

    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 78: Obtaining Additional Publications And Information

    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 79 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 80 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 MDS 9000 Family CLI Configuration Guide lxxx OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 81: 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 82 S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 83: 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 84: Chapter 1 Product Overview

    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 85: 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 Refer to the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Hardware Installation Guide.
  • Page 86: 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 32-port Storage Services Module •...
  • Page 87: Cisco San-Os 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 These fixed configuration switches are packaged in 1 RU enclosures and provide 1-Gbps, 2-Gbps, 4-Gbps, or 10 Gbps autosensing Fibre Channel ports.
  • Page 88: Cisco Mds 9000 Fabric Manager

    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 With the CLI, you can type commands at the switch prompt, and the commands are executed when you press the Enter key.
  • Page 89: 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 Basic Configuration These sections contain the minimum information you need to get your switch up and running.
  • Page 90 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 SAN device virtualization (Chapter 27, “SAN Device Virtualization”)
  • Page 91 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 RMON (Chapter 61, “Configuring RMON”)
  • Page 92 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 MDS 9000 Family CLI Configuration Guide 1-10 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 93: 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 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-OS and Fabric Manager...
  • Page 94: C H A P T E R 2 Installation Of Cisco Mds San-Os And Fabric Manager

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 95: Default Login

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 96: Assigning Setup Information

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 97 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 a password is trivial (short, easy to decipher), your password configuration is rejected.
  • Page 98 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 SNMP community string: snmp_community Enter a name for the switch.
  • Page 99 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 yes (yes is the default) to configure the default network (recommended).
  • Page 100: Configuring In-Band Management

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Permits traffic flow to all members of the default zone.
  • Page 101 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 You can configure both in-band and out-of-band configuration together by entering Yes in both Step 9c Note...
  • Page 102 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 no (yes is the default) at the configuration prompt to configure out-of-band management.
  • Page 103 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 NTP server? (yes/no) [n]: no Enter shut (shut is the default) to configure the default switch port interface to the shut state.
  • Page 104: Using The Setup Command

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Caution If you do not save the configuration at this point, none of your changes are updated the next time the switch is rebooted.
  • Page 105: Where Do You Go Next?

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 106: Fabric Manager Server

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Server The Fabric Manager Server component must be started before running Fabric Manager.
  • Page 107: Device Manager

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Select the Connections tab and click LAN Settings.
  • Page 108: Storage Management Solutions Architecture

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 (continued) Management Protocol...
  • Page 109: In-Band Management And Out-Of-Band Management

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Device management provides tools to configure and manage a device within a system or a fabric.
  • Page 110: Installing The Management Software

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Installing the Management Software To install the software for the first time, or if you want to update or reinstall the software, access the supervisor module with a web browser.
  • Page 111: Supported Software

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Note For the latest information on supported softare, refer to the Cisco MDS 9000 Family Release Notes for...
  • Page 112: Minimum Hardware Requirements

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Minimum Hardware Requirements For a PC running Fabric Manager Server on large fabrics (1000 or more end devices), we recommend you use a Dual Core/Dual CPU high-speed system with 2 GB of RAM and 10 GB of free disk space.
  • Page 113 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 We recommend the Oracle Database 10g Express option for all users who are running Performance Note Manager on large fabrics (1000 or more end devices).
  • Page 114: Installing Postgresql

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Installing PostgreSQL If you choose to install PostgreSQL, you must disable any security software you are running, as Note...
  • Page 115: Increasing Udp Buffer Size

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 The installer does not permit any password less than six characters.
  • Page 116: Backup

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/interactive/app-pgdump.html Backup dump file represents a snapshot of database at the time of backup.
  • Page 117 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 To download the software from Cisco.com, go to the following website: http://cisco.com/cgi-bin/tablebuild.pl/mds-fm To install Fabric Manager on Solaris, follow these steps:...
  • Page 118 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Next to begin the installation.
  • Page 119 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Fabric Manager Standalone is a single application containing Fabric Manager Client and a local Note version of Fabric Manager Server bundled together.
  • Page 120 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 2-6 User Options Dialog Box Enter a user name and password and click Next.
  • Page 121 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Configuration Options Dialog Box for Fabric Manager Standalone Check the FC Alias and SNMPv3 check boxes as desired and click Install if you are installing Fabric...
  • Page 122 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 check the Use HTTPS Web Server check box, the Web Server Port field is grayed out Note and the default port is 443.
  • Page 123 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 2-11 Install Complete Note...
  • Page 124: Creating Startup Files In Solaris

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Creating Startup Files in Solaris The Postgre SQL and Fabric Manager does not automatically start-up in Solaris after the installation.
  • Page 125 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 2-13 Welcome to the Management Software Setup Wizard Window Click Next to begin the Installation.
  • Page 126: Creating Fm/Dm Shortcut Manually

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 2-15 Install Complete Click Finish to close the Cisco Device Manager Installer window.
  • Page 127 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 2-16 Java Control Panel Dialog Box Step 2...
  • Page 128: Upgrading The Management Software

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 2-18 Shortcut Menu Upgrading the Management Software...
  • Page 129: Upgrading Fabric Manager Server And Fabric Manager Standalone Version Using The Fabric Manager Update Installer

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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, the Cisco MDS 9000 Fabric Manager Update Installer can be used to:...
  • Page 130: Integrating Cisco Fabric Manager With Other Management Tools

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 Integrating Cisco Fabric Manager with Other Management Tools You can use Fabric Manager, Device Manager, and Performance Manager with other management tools.
  • Page 131 Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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 The following table lists all ports used by Fabric Manager applications: Communication Type...
  • Page 132: Uninstalling The Management Software

    Chapter 2 Installation of Cisco MDS SAN-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-service.
  • Page 133: Fabric Manager Server 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 Fabric Manager Server Fabric Manager Server is a platform for advanced MDS monitoring, troubleshooting, and configuration...
  • Page 134: Chapter 3 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 The unlicensed Cisco Fabric Manager can only monitor and configure one fabric at a time.
  • Page 135: 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 Manager Server IP address text box, click Options to expand the list of configuration options.
  • Page 136: Selecting A Fabric To Manage Continuously

    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 Selecting a Fabric to Manage Continuously When you quit the Fabric Manager Client, you are prompted as to whether or not you would like to have Fabric Manager Server continuously manage that fabric.
  • Page 137: 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 Fabric Manager Server Properties File The Fabric Manager Server properties file (MDS 9000\server.properties) contains a list of properties that determine how the Fabric Manager Server will function.
  • Page 138: 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 server.callhome.smtphost—Specifies the SMTP host address for outbound e-mail.
  • Page 139: 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 Figure 3-2 FM User Dialog Box Set the user name and password for the new user and then click Apply.
  • Page 140: Using Device Aliases Or Fc Aliases

    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 To change the polling period or full fabric rediscovery setting used by Fabric Manager Server using Fabric Manager, follow these steps: Choose Server >...
  • Page 141: 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 C H A P T E R Authentication in Fabric Manager Fabric Manager contains interdependent software components that communicate with the switches in...
  • Page 142: 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 143: 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 144: 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 145: Fabric Manager Web Server Authentication

    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 Choose Performance >...
  • Page 146: Fabric Manager Web Server Authentication

    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-8007-10, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 147: About 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 148: Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client

    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 149 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 Enter your user name and password and click Login.
  • Page 150 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 When the software is installed and icons are created on your desktop, double-click the Fabric Manager Step 6 icon to launch Fabric Manager.
  • Page 151 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 Choose the Auth-Privacy option according to the privacy protocol you have configured on your switch: Step 12 If you have not configured the switch with a privacy protocol, then choose Auth-Privacy option MD5...
  • Page 152: Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 153: Menu Bar

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 (right side)—Shows the last entry displayed by the discovery process and the possible error message.
  • Page 154: Toolbar

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Toolbar The Fabric Manager main toolbar provides icons for accessing the most commonly used menu bar options as shown in...
  • Page 155: Logical Domains Pane

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 5-1 Fabric Manager Client Main Toolbar (continued) Icon...
  • Page 156: Filtering

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 change the fabric name using Fabric Manager, follow these steps: Step 1 Choose Server >...
  • Page 157 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 5-2 Information Pane Toolbar Icon...
  • Page 158: Detachable Tables

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Detachable Tables Detachable tables in Fabric Manager let you detach tables and move them to different areas on your desktop so that you can compare similar tables from different VSANs.
  • Page 159 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Graphics (continued) Icon or Graphic...
  • Page 160: Context Menus

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Collapse loops •...
  • Page 161: Purging Down Elements

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Purging Down Elements The Fabric pane allows you to refresh the map at any time by clicking the Refresh Map icon.
  • Page 162: Filtering By Groups

    Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Fabric view tab for fabric 172.23.46.152.
  • Page 163 Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 arrows to move additional switches or end ports from the Available column to the Selected Step 3 column.
  • Page 164: 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 Status Bar The status bar at the bottom of the Fabric Manager window shows the last entry displayed by the discovery process, and the possible error message on the right side.
  • Page 165: 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 The default SNMP preferences for Fabric Manager are as follows: Retry request 1 time(s) after 5 sec timeout—You can set the retry value to 0-5, and the timeout value •...
  • Page 166: Modifying The Device Grouping

    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 database and collected using the Fabric Configuration Server’s request/response mechanisms that are defined by the FC-GS-3/4 standard.
  • Page 167: 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 Figure 5-11 Alias Enclosure Click the Apply Changes icon to save these changes.
  • Page 168: 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 DPVM—Establishes dynamic port VSAN membership, enables autolearning, and activates the •...
  • Page 169: Device Manager 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 Device Manager This chapter contains descriptions of, and instructions for using, the Cisco MDS 9000 Device Manager.
  • Page 170: 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 171 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 172: 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 Menu Bar The menu bar at the top of the Device Manager main window provides options for managing and troubleshooting a single switch.
  • Page 173: 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 174: Legend

    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 Legend The legend at the bottom right of the Device Manager indicates port status, as follows: Colors...
  • Page 175: 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 176: 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 177: Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Fabric Manager Web Server With Fabric Manager Web Server you can monitor Cisco MDS switch events, performance, and...
  • Page 178: Navigating Fabric Manager Web Server

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Navigating 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 You see Fabric Manager Web Server as shown in Figure 7-1.
  • Page 179: Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Installing 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 Table Filtering and Navigation You can filter the display of some tables to view subsets of the information.
  • Page 180 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Installing 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 Optionally, enter the IP address or host name of the supervisor module running Cisco MDS SAN-OS in Step 1 the Location or Address field of your browser.
  • Page 181: Using Fabric Manager Web Server With Ssl

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Installing 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 Using Fabric Manager Web Server with SSL Fabric Manager Web Server uses TCP port 80 by default.
  • Page 182 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Installing 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 For Verisign.com commercial certificates, go to: Step 6 http://www.verisign.com/support/install/intermediate.html...
  • Page 183: Launching Fabric Manager Web Server

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Launching 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 port="443"...
  • Page 184: Health

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-2 Fabric Manager Web Server Login Dialog Box Enter your user name and password.
  • Page 185: Viewing Summary Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Viewing Summary Information To view a summary of events and problems using Fabric Manager Web Server, follow these steps: Choose Health >...
  • Page 186: Viewing Syslog Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Choose Health >...
  • Page 187: Viewing Analysis Reports

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Step 2...
  • Page 188: Performance

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Fabric Configuration—The fabric configuration analysis compares multiple switches to a specific •...
  • Page 189: Viewing Performance Summary Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Flows—Shows a detailed list of host-to-storage traffic.
  • Page 190: Viewing Performance Information For End Devices

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 191: Viewing Performance Information For Isls

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Select the Host Enclosures type filter and then click a link in the Name column to display the •...
  • Page 192: Viewing Performance Information For Flows

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Server, follow these steps: Choose Performance >...
  • Page 193: Viewing Performance Information For Gige Ports

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Server, follow these steps: Choose Performance >...
  • Page 194: Viewing Detailed Traffic Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Others Tab Step 2...
  • Page 195: Viewing Predicted Future Performance

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Traffic Analyzer Tab Step 2...
  • Page 196: Using Your Own Values

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Scope—entire SAN •...
  • Page 197: Viewing Switch Bandwidth

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Enter the number of ISLs, hosts, storage devices, or flows for which you want to make the prediction.
  • Page 198: Inventory

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 199: Viewing Detailed Information For Switches

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 one of the fabrics to display VSAN inventory information for that fabric.
  • Page 200: Viewing License Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Viewing License Information To view license information for switches using Fabric Manager Web Server, follow these steps: Choose Inventory >...
  • Page 201: Viewing Detailed Information For End Devices

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-19 Modules Tab Step 2...
  • Page 202: Viewing Detailed Information For Isls

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-20 End Devices Tab Step 2...
  • Page 203: Viewing Detailed Information For Zones

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-21 ISLs Tab Step 2...
  • Page 204: Viewing Summary Inventory Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-22 Zones Tab Step 2...
  • Page 205: Custom

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Custom S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 7-23 Summary Tab Step 2...
  • Page 206 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Custom S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 207: Viewing Custom Reports By Template

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Custom S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Reports you generate are saved by Fabric Manager Server and are viewable by choosing Custom >...
  • Page 208: Modifying A Custom Report Template

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Custom S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Generate Custom Report Tab Step 3...
  • Page 209: Viewing Scheduled Jobs By Report Template

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Custom S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 current information that this report gathers.
  • Page 210: Admin

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-28 Scheduled Jobs Table Step 2...
  • Page 211: Recovering A Web Server Password

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Recovering a Web Server Password Fabric Manager Web Server user passwords are encrypted and stored locally on the workstation where you installed Web Server.
  • Page 212: Adding, Editing, And Removing Managed Fabrics

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-29 Fabric Manager Services Status Select the service(s) you want to start, restart, or stop.
  • Page 213 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-30 List of Fabrics Managed by Fabric Manager Server Click Add.
  • Page 214: Viewing Trap And Syslog Registration Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Choose Admin >...
  • Page 215: Configuring Forwarding Of Notifications For Events

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-33 Registration Screen Step 4...
  • Page 216: Viewing And Disconnecting Clients

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-34 Add Notification Dialog Box Step 4...
  • Page 217: Configuring Fabric Manager Server Preferences

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-35 List of Clients Step 3...
  • Page 218 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-36 Add Community Dialog Box Step 4...
  • Page 219: Configuring Aaa Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Check the check box next to the community you want to remove and click Remove.
  • Page 220: Adding And Removing Roles

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Add User Dialog Box Step 4...
  • Page 221 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 7-40 Local Roles Page Step 3...
  • Page 222: Creating Performance Collections

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 remove a role using Fabric Manager Web Server, follow these steps: Step 1 Choose Admin >...
  • Page 223: Configuring Other Statistics

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Add.
  • Page 224 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Others Page Step 3...
  • Page 225: Configuring Collection Thresholds

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 Server, follow these steps: Choose Admin >...
  • Page 226: Configuring The Rrd Database

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server 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 227: Viewing Log Information

    Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Download S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 apply your changes, or click Defaults to reset the file sizes to the default values.
  • Page 228 Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server Download S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 7-52 OL-8007-10, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 229: 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 C H A P T E R Performance Manager The primary purpose of Fabric Manager is to manage the network.
  • Page 230: 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 231: Flow Setup Wizards

    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 Figure 8-1 Baseline Threshold Example Two thresholds per throughput...
  • Page 232: About Flow Statistics

    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 About Flow Statistics, page 8-4 •...
  • Page 233 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 If you are managing your fabrics with Performance Manager, you need to set up an initial set of Note flows and collections on the fabric.
  • Page 234 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 Figure 8-4 Review Traffic Flows Dialog Box Remove any flows you are not interested in.
  • Page 235: Understanding Span

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 236: Chapter 9 Cisco Traffic Analyzer

    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 237: 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 238 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 239: 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 240 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 241 S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 242 S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 243: 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 244: 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 245 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 246 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 The Cisco MDS 9216i switch enables SAN extension features on the two fixed IP services ports only.
  • Page 247 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 248 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 249 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 250: 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 251: 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 252: 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 253: 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 254: 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 255: 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 256: 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 257: 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: Step 1 Obtain the updated license file using the procedure described in the...
  • Page 258: 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 259: 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 Files tab to display the information about each of the License Key files installed on your Step 3 switch.
  • Page 260 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 CLI Configuration Guide 10-18 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 261: 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 262: 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 263: 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 264: 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 265: 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 266: 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 Step 3...
  • Page 267 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 268 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 CLI Configuration Guide 11-8 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 269: 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 C H A P T E R Initial Configuration Most of the initial switch configuration procedures can only be performed using the CLI.
  • Page 270: 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 You see a list of switches in the Information pane.
  • Page 271: 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 272: 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 273: Ntp Configuration Guidelines

    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 274: 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 275: Delete 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 276: 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 277: 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 278: 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 279: Default Gateway Configuration

    Chapter 12 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 Default Gateway Configuration The supervisor module sends IP packets with unresolved destination IPv4 addresses to the default gateway (see...
  • Page 280: 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 Click Apply.
  • Page 281 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 To disable CDP using Device Manager, follow these steps: Step 1 Click IP >...
  • Page 282 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 CLI Configuration Guide 12-14 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 283: 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 284: 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 285: 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 Physical scope: The distribution spans the entire physical topology.
  • Page 286: 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 287: 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 Choose any CFS feature.
  • Page 288: Enabling Cfs For An Application

    Chapter 13 Using the CFS Infrastructure Enabling CFS for an Application S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 CFS for an Application All CFS based applications provide an option to enable or disable the distribution capabilities.
  • Page 289: 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 Locking the Fabric When you configure (first time configuration) a Cisco SAN-OS feature (or application) that uses the CFS infrastructure, that feature starts a CFS session and locks the fabric.
  • Page 290: 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 You see the CFS dialog box with the CFS status for all features on that switch.
  • Page 291: 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 Click the CFS tab.
  • Page 292: 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 You see the CFS dialog box.
  • Page 293 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 294: 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 13-12...
  • Page 295: 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 296: Moving A Feature To A Different Region

    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 297: Removing A Feature From A Region

    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 13-7 Feature by Region Tab Step 3...
  • Page 298: 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 13-9 shows a confirmation dialog box.
  • Page 299 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 13-11).
  • Page 300 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 Status Change to Running Select abortChanges from the Config Action drop-down list for each switch that you enabled for CFS...
  • Page 301: 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 302 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 303: 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 304: C H A P T E R 14 Configuring 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 Enabling FlexAttach Virtual pWWN, page 14-2 •...
  • Page 305: 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 14-2 FlexAttach Window in Device Manager Select the VirtualPwwnAuto box to enable automatic generation of Virtualv WWNs on all the Fabric...
  • Page 306: 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 307 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 308: 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 The interface mentioned in the interface value must be in a shut state.
  • Page 309 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 310: 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 The specified virtual pWWN and the real pWWN must not be logged in.
  • Page 311: Flexattach Virtual Pwwn Cfs Distribution

    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 FlexAttach Virtual pWWN CFS Distribution FlexAttach virtual pWWN configuration is distributed for CFS through IPv4, and is enabled by default.
  • Page 312 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 14-10 OL-8007-10, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 313: 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 C H A P T E R Software Images This chapter describes how to install and upgrade Cisco MDS SAN-OS software images.
  • Page 314: 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 315: 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 316 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 Configure the IPv4 address or IPv6 address for the 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet port –...
  • Page 317: 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 318: 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 319: 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 320: 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 SAN-OS images on supported switches.
  • Page 321 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.You must...
  • Page 322 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 323: 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 15-7 Download and Install Status Dialog Box On hosts where the TFTP server cannot be started, a warning is displayed.
  • Page 324: Non-Disruptive Upgrades On Fabric And Modular Switches

    Chapter 15 Software Images Non-Disruptive 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 325: Performing A Non-Disruptive 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 326: 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 Replacing Supervisor Modules To avoid packet loss when removing a supervisor module from a Cisco MDS 9500 Series Director, take the supervisor modules out of service before removing the supervisor module.
  • Page 327: Installing Generation 2 Modules In Generation 1 Chassis

    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 Installing Generation 2 Modules in Generation 1 Chassis The Generation 2 modules have the following installation restrictions: Supervisor-2 modules can be installed on all Cisco MDS 9500 Series Directors.
  • Page 328: Default Settings

    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 Verify that space is available on the standby supervisor bootflash by clicking Admin >...
  • Page 329: 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 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 330: C H A P T E R 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 331: Using The File System

    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 Click Reset System.
  • Page 332: Creating A 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 16-3 Flash Files Dialog Box Select the device and partition for the directory you want to view from the drop-down lists.
  • Page 333: 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 Select the device and partition from the drop-down lists for the directory where you want to create the Step 2 directory.
  • Page 334: 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 Click the file or directory you want to delete.
  • Page 335: Performing Other File Manipulation Tasks

    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 16-8 Copy Flash Files in Device Manager Choose the protocol you want to use for the copy, tftp, ftp, scp, or flashToFlash.
  • Page 336: Working With Configuration Files

    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 Working with Configuration Files Configuration files can contain some or all of the commands needed to configure one or more switches.
  • Page 337: 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 Figure 16-9 Copy Configuration Dialog Box Select the location of the file you will copy from (serverFile, startupConfig, runningConfig).
  • Page 338 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 Select Admin >...
  • Page 339: 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 340: 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 341: C H A P T E R 17 Configuring High Availability

    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 Click Admin >...
  • Page 342: 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 343: Synchronizing Supervisor Modules

    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 344 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 CLI Configuration Guide 17-6 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 345: 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 346: 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 347: 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 348: 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 supervisorswhether one or both Note supervisor modules are present.
  • Page 349: 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 Step 3...
  • Page 350 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 351: 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 352: 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 16-port 2-Gbps Fibre Channel switching module •...
  • Page 353 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 Figure 18-5 Shutting Down a Crossbar Select Out of Service to gracefully shut down the integrated crossbar.
  • Page 354: Backward Compatibility For Generation 1 Modules In Cisco Mds 9513 Directors

    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 Backward Compatibility for Generation 1 Modules in Cisco MDS 9513 Directors To provide backward compatibility for a Generation 1 module in a Cisco MDS 9513 chassis, the active and backup Supervisor-2 modules are associated to a specific crossbar module.
  • Page 355: Displaying Module Temperature

    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 If the threshold is exceeded in an active supervisor module with HA-standby or standby present, only that supervisor module is shut down and the standby supervisor module takes over.
  • Page 356: 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 If the fan is physically present but not working properly, the status is failure.
  • Page 357: 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 358: 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 359: 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 360: 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...
  • Page 361: 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 362: Power Cycling 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 You see a list of modules contained in the selected switches.
  • Page 363: Preserving Module Configuration

    Chapter 19 Managing Modules Preserving 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 Preserving Module Configuration Use the “copy running-config to startup-config”...
  • Page 364: 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 (continued) Scenario...
  • Page 365: 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 To power on a module, repeat Steps 1-4 but select on in Step 3.
  • Page 366 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 367 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 368: Default Settings

    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 19-8 LEDs for the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Supervisor Modules Status...
  • Page 369 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 19-9 Default Supervisor Module Settings Parameters...
  • Page 370 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 Cisco MDS 9000 Family CLI Configuration Guide 19-14 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 371: 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 372 S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 373: 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 A switch's main function is to relay frames from one data link to another.
  • Page 374: 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 375: 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 You can configure only the first port in each 4-port group (for example, the first port in ports 1-4, •...
  • Page 376 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 NL port...
  • Page 377: Np Ports

    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 378 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 379: Auto 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 Figure 52-1 on page 52-2 depicts a typical SAN extension over an IP network.
  • Page 380: Reason Codes

    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 20-2 Operational States (continued) Operational State...
  • Page 381 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 382 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 383: 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 shutdown by default (unless you modified the initial configuration).
  • Page 384: 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 Optionally, set other configuration parameters using the other tabs.
  • Page 385: 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 switching module interfaces by default.
  • Page 386: 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 Figure 20-4 Changing Rx Data Size Optionally, set other configuration parameters using the other tabs.
  • Page 387: 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 Off or solid green—Beacon mode is disabled.
  • Page 388: 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 You can configure the switch to not disable an interface when the threshold is crossed.
  • Page 389: About Gathering Interface Statistics

    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 390: 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 TL Ports for Private Loops Private loops require setting the interface mode to TL.
  • Page 391: 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 Figure 20-7 TL Port Translation Support Examples Private...
  • Page 392: Buffer Credits

    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 A cache contains entries for recently allocated ALPA values.
  • Page 393: About Performance Buffers

    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 394: 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 Extended BB_credits on Generation 1 Switching Modules, page 20-22 •...
  • Page 395: Extended Bb_Credits On Generation 2 Switching Modules

    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 The extended BB_credit configuration takes precedence over the receive BB_credit and performance Note buffer configurations.
  • Page 396: Configuring Management 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 The management port (mgmt0) is autosensing and operates in full duplex mode at a speed of 10/100/1000 Mbps.
  • Page 397: Creating 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 After configuring the VSAN interface, you can configure an IP address or Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) feature (see Chapter 51, “Configuring IP...
  • Page 398: Default Settings

    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 Click Create to create the VSAN interface or click Close to close the dialog box without creating the Step 5 VSAN interface.
  • Page 399: 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 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 400: 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 401: Np Links

    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 NP Ports An NP port (proxy N port) is a port on a device that is in NPV mode and connected to the NPV core switch using an F port.
  • Page 402: Default Port Numbers

    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 Figure 21-3 Internal FLOGI Flows NPV Core Switch...
  • Page 403: Configuring Npv

    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 Nondisruptive upgrades are supported.
  • Page 404: 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 Figure 21-4 Enabling NPIV and NPV Click Apply.
  • Page 405 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 Launching NPV Setup Wizard Before the wizard starts, Fabric Manager checks if there are any NPV and NPIV capable switches from...
  • Page 406 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 21-7 Selecting the NPV Devices A table lists all the available NPV-capable switches including the switches on which NPV is not yet...
  • Page 407 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 21-8 Warning to Enable NPV Feature on NPV-Capable Switches Step 3...
  • Page 408 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 409 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 wizard does not detect ports that are in a channel-group and that are not connected by ISLs.
  • Page 410 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 21-12 Warning, NPV Setup Wizard Figure 21-13...
  • Page 411 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 21-14 Configuring NPV Associated Ports by the Automatic Method The Auto Port Selection has two options.
  • Page 412 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 ignored in the second method.
  • Page 413 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 Configuring NPV Associated Ports by manual method.
  • Page 414 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 21-17 Message Alert to Connect Port Pair.
  • Page 415 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 Completing the NPV Setup Enable Switch Feature lists the switches, the impending actions against them with reference to features,...
  • Page 416 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 21-20 Error in Applying Configurations and Details After the completion of all the tasks a link View NPV Port Connections is displayed in the place of the...
  • Page 417 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 21-21 New NPV Port Pairs Cisco MDS 9000 Family CLI Configuration Guide...
  • Page 418: Configuring Npv With Fabric Manager

    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 21-22 New NPV Port Pairs, Details Configuring NPV with Fabric Manager...
  • Page 419: Dpvm Configuration

    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 21-23 Enabling NPIV and NPV Click Apply.
  • Page 420: Npv And Port Security

    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 must explicitly configure the WWN of the internal FLOGI in DPVM.If DPVM is configured on •...
  • Page 421: About Generation 2 Modules And 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 C H A P T E R Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules The Cisco MDS 9500 Series switches and Cisco MDS 9216A and Cisco MDS 9216i switches support a...
  • Page 422: Port Groups

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules About Generation 2 Modules and 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 Table 22-1 Generation 2 Fibre Channel Modules and Fabric Switches (continued) Part Number...
  • Page 423: C H A P T E R 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches And Modules

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules About Generation 2 Modules and 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 Table 22-2 Bandwidth and Port Groups for Generation 2 FC Modules and Fabric Switches Product Name/...
  • Page 424: Port Rate Modes

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules About Generation 2 Modules and 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 Table 22-2 Bandwidth and Port Groups for Generation 2 FC Modules and Fabric Switches Product Name/...
  • Page 425 Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules About Generation 2 Modules and 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 Table 22-3 Port Rate Mode Support on Generation 2 Modules and Switches (continued) Product Name/...
  • Page 426: Dedicated Mode

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules About Generation 2 Modules and 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 2.
  • Page 427: Out-Of-Service Interfaces

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Buffer Credit Allocation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Ports configured in dedicated mode are allocated the required bandwidth to sustain a line rate of traffic at the maximum configured operating speed, and ports configured in shared mode share the available remaining bandwidth within the port group.
  • Page 428: Buffer Pools

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Buffer Credit Allocation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Buffer Pools In the architecture of Generation 2 modules, receive buffers shared by a set of ports are called buffer groups.
  • Page 429: Bb_Credit Buffers For Switching Modules

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Buffer Credit Allocation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m 24-port module All ports All ports...
  • Page 430 Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Buffer Credit Allocation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m BB_credit buffers for ISL connections can be configured from a minimum of 2 buffers to a •...
  • Page 431: Port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel Module Bb_Credit Buffers

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Buffer Credit Allocation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 22-4 Example Speed and Rate Configuration on a 48-Port 4-Gbps Switching Module 2-Gbps...
  • Page 432: Port Fibre Channel/4-Port Gigabitethernet Multiservice Module Bb_Credit Buffers

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Buffer Credit Allocation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Six ports with dedicated rate mode and 2-Gbps speed •...
  • Page 433: Port 10-Gbps Switching Module Bb_Credit Buffers

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Buffer Credit Allocation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 considerations apply to BB_credit buffers on 12-port 4-Gbps switching modules: BB_credit buffers for ISL connections can be configured from a minimum of 2 buffers to a •...
  • Page 434: Bb_Credit Buffers For Fabric Switches

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Buffer Credit Allocation S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 are 4488 extra buffers available as extended BB_credits after allocating all the default •...
  • Page 435: Cisco Mds 9222I Multiservice Modular Switch Bb_Credit Buffers

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules About Combining Generation 1 and Generation 2 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 Cisco MDS 9222i Multiservice Modular Switch BB_Credit Buffers Table 22-12 lists the BB_credit buffer allocation for 18-port 4-Gbps Multiservice Modular switches.
  • Page 436: Port Indexes

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules About Combining Generation 1 and Generation 2 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 Supervisor-2 modules support a maximum of 1020 port indexes when all switching modules in the •...
  • Page 437: Portchannels

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules About Combining Generation 1 and Generation 2 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 22-13 Port Index Requirements for Generation 1 Modules (continued) Number of Port Indexes Required...
  • Page 438: Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 22-14 PortChannel Configuration and Addition Results Configured Speed...
  • Page 439: Configuration Guidelines For 48-Port And 24-Port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel Switching Modules

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Interfaces Out of Service, page 22-28 •...
  • Page 440: Configuration Guidelines For 12-Port 4-Gbps Switching Module Interfaces

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 port mode.
  • Page 441: Configuring Port Speed

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 buffers •...
  • Page 442: Configuring Rate Mode

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 22-6 Speed Admin column in Port Configuration The auto parameter enables autosensing on the interface.
  • Page 443: Configuring Oversubscription Ratio Restrictions

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Apply Changes icon.
  • Page 444: Disabling Restrictions On Oversubscription Ratios

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 restrictions on oversubscription ratios are disabled, the bandwidth allocation among the shared Note ports is proportionate to the configured speed.
  • Page 445: Enabling Restrictions On Oversubscription Ratios

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 22-9 Module Dialog Box Click the disabled radio button to disable restrictions on oversubscription ratios.
  • Page 446: Configuring Bandwidth Fairness

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 enabled radio button to enable restrictions on oversubscription ratios.
  • Page 447: Disabling Bandwidth Fairness

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 bandwidth fairness on a single 48-port or 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel switching module using Device Manager, follow these steps: Right-click a module and select Configure.
  • Page 448: Upgrade Or Downgrade Scenario

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 disable bandwidth fairness on a single 48-port or 24-port 4-Gbps Fibre Channel switching module using Device Manager, follow these steps: Right-click a module and select Configure.
  • Page 449: Releasing Shared Resources In A Port Group

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 in or out from the Status Service column.
  • Page 450: Displaying Sfp Diagnostic Information

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and Modules Displaying SFP Diagnostic 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 Displaying SFP Diagnostic Information To view diagnostic information for multiple ports using Device Manager, follow these steps: Step 1...
  • Page 451: Default Settings

    Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and 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 Figure 22-14 Diagnostics Tab for Selected Port Step 2...
  • Page 452 Chapter 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches and 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 Cisco MDS 9000 Family CLI Configuration Guide 22-32 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 453: About Portchannels

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 PortChannels PortChannels refer to the aggregation of multiple physical interfaces into one logical interface to provide...
  • Page 454: C H A P T E R 23 Configuring Portchannels

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels About PortChannels S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 switches with Generation 1 switching modules, or a combination of Generation 1 and Generation 2 switching modules, support a maximum of 128 PortChannels.
  • Page 455: About Portchanneling And Trunking

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels About PortChannels S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 execute the write erase command on a 32-port switching module, and then copy a saved •...
  • Page 456: About Load Balancing

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels About PortChannels S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 23-3 PortChanneling and Trunking Switch 1...
  • Page 457 Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels About PortChannels S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 23-4 SID1 and DID1 Based Load Balancing Link 1...
  • Page 458: Portchannel Configuration

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels PortChannel 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 Figure 23-5 SID1, DID1, and Exchange Based Load Balancing Link 1...
  • Page 459 Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels PortChannel 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 Figure 23-6 Valid PortChannel Configurations Channel Group 10...
  • Page 460: About Portchannel Configuration

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels PortChannel 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 About PortChannel Deletion, page 23-12 •...
  • Page 461 Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels PortChannel 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 Figure 23-9 Select Switch Pairs Click Next.
  • Page 462 Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels PortChannel 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 Figure 23-11 Dynamically Form a PortChannel If you did not choose to dynamically form a PortChannel, you see the third PortChannel Wizard dialog...
  • Page 463: About Portchannel Modes

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels PortChannel 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 following attributes are shown in Figure 23-12:...
  • Page 464: About Portchannel Deletion

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels PortChannel 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 Table 23-1 Channel Group Configuration Differences (continued) ON Mode...
  • Page 465: Interfaces In A Portchannel

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels Interfaces in a PortChannel S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 PortChannel Wizard icon in the toolbar (see Figure 23-13).
  • Page 466: Compatibility Check

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels Interfaces in a PortChannel S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Compatibility Check A compatibility check ensures that the same parameter settings are used in all physical ports in the channel.
  • Page 467: Forcing An Interface Addition

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels Interfaces in a PortChannel S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 23-14 Port Channels Step 2...
  • Page 468: About Interface Deletion From A Portchannel

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels PortChannel Protocol S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Interface Deletion from a PortChannel When a physical interface is deleted from the PortChannel, the channel membership is automatically updated.
  • Page 469: About Channel Group Creation

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels PortChannel Protocol S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 PortChannel protocol uses two sub-protocols: Bringup protocol—Automatically detects misconfigurations so you can correct them.
  • Page 470: About Autocreation

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels PortChannel Protocol S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 23-2 Channel Group Configuration Differences User-Configured Channel Group...
  • Page 471: Enabling And Configuring Autocreation

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels PortChannel Protocol S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 enable or disable the autocreation feature on a per-port basis or for all ports in the switch.
  • Page 472: Portchannel Configuration Verification

    Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels PortChannel Configuration Verification S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 23-16 Switch Protocols Step 2...
  • Page 473 Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels 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 23-3 Default PortChannel Parameters (continued) Parameters...
  • Page 474 Chapter 23 Configuring PortChannels 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 CLI Configuration Guide 23-22 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 475: About Trunking

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Trunking This chapter describes the trunking feature provided in Cisco MDS 9000 switches.
  • Page 476: Chapter 24 Configuring Trunking

    Chapter 24 Configuring Trunking Trunking Protocol S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Trunking Configuration Guidelines If you misconfigure VSAN configurations across E ports, you could face consequences such as merging the traffic in two VSANs (thus causing both VSANs to mismatch).
  • Page 477: About Trunk Mode

    Chapter 24 Configuring Trunking Trunking Protocol S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 recommend that both ends of a trunking ISL belong to the same port VSAN.
  • Page 478: About Trunk-Allowed Vsan Lists

    Chapter 24 Configuring Trunking Trunking Protocol S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Interfaces and then select FC Physical.
  • Page 479 Chapter 24 Configuring Trunking Trunking Protocol S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 24-6, switch 1 has VSANs 1 through 5, switch 2 has VSANs 1 through 3, and switch 3 has VSANs 1, 2, 4, and 5 with a default configuration of trunk-allowed VSANs.
  • Page 480: Configuring An Allowed-Active List Of Vsans

    Chapter 24 Configuring Trunking 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 24-7 Operational and Allowed VSAN Configuration Switch 2...
  • Page 481 Chapter 24 Configuring Trunking 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 CLI Configuration Guide 24-7 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 482 Chapter 24 Configuring Trunking 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 CLI Configuration Guide 24-8 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 483: Configuring Domain 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 C H A P T E R Configuring Domain Parameters The Fibre Channel domain (fcdomain) feature performs principal switch selection, domain ID...
  • Page 484: C H A P T E R 25 Configuring Domain Parameters

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Fibre Channel Domains S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Fibre Channel Domains This section describes each fcdomain phase: Principal switch selection—This phase guarantees the selection of a unique principal switch across...
  • Page 485: About Domain Restart

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Fibre Channel Domains S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Restarting a Domain, page 25-3 •...
  • Page 486: About Switch Priority

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Fibre Channel Domains S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 restart the fabric disruptively or nondisruptively using Fabric Manager, follow these steps: Step 1 Expand Fabricxx >...
  • Page 487: Configuring Switch Priority

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Fibre Channel Domains S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 new switch cannot become the principal switch when it joins a stable fabric.
  • Page 488: Setting Fabric Names

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Fibre Channel Domains S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Fabricxx >...
  • Page 489: About Autoreconfiguring Merged Fabrics

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Fibre Channel Domains S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 490: Domain Ids

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Domain IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Fabricxx >...
  • Page 491 Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Domain IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 principal switch assigns the requested domain ID if available.
  • Page 492: Specifying Static Or Preferred Domain Ids

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Domain IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 the FICON feature is enabled in a given VSAN, the domain ID for that VSAN remains in the static state.
  • Page 493: About Allowed Domain Id Lists

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Domain IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Allowed Domain ID Lists By default, the valid range for an assigned domain ID list is from 1 to 239.
  • Page 494: About Cfs Distribution Of Allowed Domain Id Lists

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Domain IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 25-9 Allowed Domain ID List Set the list to the allowed domain IDs list for this domain.
  • Page 495: Committing Changes

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Domain IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Apply Changes icon to enable CFS distribution for the allowed domain ID list.
  • Page 496: Clearing A Fabric Lock

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Domain IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Fabric Lock If you have performed a domain configuration task and have not released the lock by either committing or discarding the changes, an administrator can release the lock from any switch in the fabric.
  • Page 497: About Contiguous Domain Id Assignments

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Domain IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Contiguous Domain ID Assignments By default, the contiguous domain assignment is disabled.
  • Page 498 Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters FC IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 contiguous domains in a specific VSAN (or a range of VSANs) using Fabric Manager, follow these steps: Expand Fabricxx >...
  • Page 499: About Persistent Fc Ids

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters FC IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Persistent FC IDs When persistent FC IDs are enabled, the following consequences apply: The currently in use FC IDs in the fcdomain are saved across reboots.
  • Page 500: Configuring Persistent Fc Ids

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters FC IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Ensure that the required VSAN is an active VSAN—persistent FC IDs can only be configured on •...
  • Page 501: About Unique Area Fc Ids For Hbas

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters FC IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 persistent FC IDs using Fabric Manager, follow these steps: Step 1 Expand Fabricxx >...
  • Page 502 Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters FC IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 End Device in the Physical Attributes pane and select the FLOGI tab in the Information pane Step 1 to obtain the port WWN (Port Name field) of the HBA (see...
  • Page 503: About Persistent Fc Id Selective Purging

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters FC IDs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 25-13 Setting the FC ID in Fabric Manager Step 8...
  • Page 504: Displaying Fcdomain Statistics

    Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters Displaying fcdomain 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 25-14 Persistent FC ID Information in Fabric Manager Step 3...
  • Page 505 Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters 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 25-2 Default fcdomain Parameters (continued) Parameters...
  • Page 506 Chapter 25 Configuring Domain Parameters 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 CLI Configuration Guide 25-24 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 507 S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Fabric Configuration...
  • Page 508 S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 509: About Vsans

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 and Managing VSANs You can achieve higher security and greater stability in Fibre Channel fabrics by using virtual SANs...
  • Page 510 Chapter 26 Configuring and Managing VSANs About VSANs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 causing traffic disruptions in one VSAN are contained within that VSAN and are not •...
  • Page 511: Chapter 26 Configuring And Managing Vsan

    Chapter 26 Configuring and Managing VSANs About VSANs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 26-2 Example of two VSANs Link in VSAN 2...
  • Page 512: Vsans Versus Zones

    Chapter 26 Configuring and Managing VSANs About VSANs S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Traffic isolation—Traffic is contained within VSAN boundaries and devices reside only in one •...
  • Page 513: Vsan Configuration

    Chapter 26 Configuring and Managing VSANs VSAN 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 Figure 26-3 VSANS with Zoning Physical Topology...
  • Page 514: About Vsan Creation

    Chapter 26 Configuring and Managing VSANs VSAN 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 OX ID based load balancing of IVR traffic from IVR- enabled switches is not supported on Note Generation 1 switching modules.
  • Page 515: About Port Vsan Membership

    Chapter 26 Configuring and Managing VSANs VSAN 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 Figure 26-5 Create VSAN Dialog Box As of Cisco SAN-OS Release 3.1(2) and later, if you check the Static Domain IDs check box,...
  • Page 516: Assigning Static Port Vsan Membership

    Chapter 26 Configuring and Managing VSANs VSAN 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 Dynamically—by assigning VSANs based on the device WWN.
  • Page 517: Displaying Isolated Vsan Membership

    Chapter 26 Configuring and Managing VSANs VSAN 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 Up to 256 VSANs can be configured in a switch.
  • Page 518: Deleting Static Vsans

    Chapter 26 Configuring and Managing VSANs VSAN 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 Figure 26-6 VSAN Port Membership Details Before...
  • Page 519: Configuring Load Balancing

    Chapter 26 Configuring and Managing VSANs VSAN 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 Figure 26-7 Deleting a VSAN You see a confirmation dialog box.
  • Page 520: About Interop Mode

    Chapter 26 Configuring and Managing VSANs 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 Click Apply Changes to save these changes, or click Undo Changes to discard any unsaved changes.
  • Page 521: About Sdv

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 SAN Device Virtualization This chapter describes how to configure virtual devices to represent physical end devices for switches...
  • Page 522: Chapter 27 San Device Virtualization

    Chapter 27 SAN Device Virtualization About SDV S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 27-2 Initiator Virtualization Primary...
  • Page 523: Key Concepts

    Chapter 27 SAN Device Virtualization About SDV S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Clustering (multiple initiators) compounds the problem, and the failover procedure must be repeated •...
  • Page 524: Configuring Sdv

    Chapter 27 SAN Device Virtualization Configuring SDV S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m Virtual device •...
  • Page 525 Chapter 27 SAN Device Virtualization Configuring SDV S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 27-5 Creating a Virtual Device i1pwwn...
  • Page 526: Linking A Virtual Device With A Physical Device

    Chapter 27 SAN Device Virtualization Configuring SDV S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Create Virtual Devices dialog box (see Figure 27-7).
  • Page 527: Resolving Fabric Merge Conflicts

    Chapter 27 SAN Device Virtualization Configuring SDV S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 a link operation fails over to the secondary device, the virtual device is taken offline and then Note brought online.
  • Page 528: Sdv Requirements And Guidelines

    Chapter 27 SAN Device Virtualization SDV Requirements and 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 A blank commit is a commit operation that does not contain configuration changes, and enforces the SDV configuration of the committing switch fabric-wide.
  • Page 529: Default Settings

    Chapter 27 SAN Device Virtualization 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 Caution There must be at least one SDV-enabled switch that is not a Cisco MDS 9124 Switch between the server and the device that are being virtualized.
  • Page 530 Chapter 27 SAN Device Virtualization 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 CLI Configuration Guide 27-10 OL-16184-01, Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x...
  • Page 531: Dpvm

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Creating Dynamic VSANs Port VSAN membership on the switch is assigned on a port-by-port basis.
  • Page 532: Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic Vsan

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs DPVM S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m DPVM is not supported on FL ports.
  • Page 533: About Dpvm Databases

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs DPVM S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 28-1 DPVM Wizard Icon You see the Select Master Switch page.
  • Page 534: Configuring Dpvm Config And Pending Databases

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs DPVM S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 28-2 DPVM Configuration in Fabric Manager Configuring DPVM Config and Pending Databases...
  • Page 535: Activating Dpvm Config Databases

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs DPVM S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 28-4 Config Action Drop-down Menu Select commit from the drop-down menu to distribute these changes or abort to discard the changes.
  • Page 536: Viewing The Pending Database

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs DPVM S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 28-6 Config Action Drop-down Menu Select commit from the drop-down menu to distribute these changes or abort to discard the changes.
  • Page 537: About Autolearned Entries

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs DPVM S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Autolearned Entries The DPVM database can be configured to automatically learn (autolearn) about new devices within each VSAN.
  • Page 538: Clearing Learned Entries

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs DPVM Database Distribution S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Learned Entries You can clear DPVM entries from the active DPVM database (if autolearn is still enabled) using one of two methods.
  • Page 539: About Dpvm Database Distribution

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs DPVM Database Distribution S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 describes how to distribute the DPVM database and includes the following topics: About DPVM Database Distribution, page 28-9 •...
  • Page 540: About Locking The Fabric

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs DPVM Database Distribution S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 to save this change or click Undo Changes to discard the change.
  • Page 541: Committing Changes

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs DPVM Database Distribution S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 If you commit the changes made to the configuration, the configuration in the DPVM pending database are distributed to other switches.
  • Page 542: Clearing A Locked Session

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs Database Merge 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 Discarding Changes If you discard (abort) the changes made to the DPVM pending database, the configurations remain unaffected and the lock is released.
  • Page 543: About Copying Dpvm Databases

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs Database Merge 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 This section describes how to merge DPVM databases and includes the following topics: About Copying DPVM Databases, page 28-13 •...
  • Page 544: Default Settings

    Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic VSANs 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 Default Settings Table 28-1 lists the default settings for DPVM parameters.
  • Page 545: Inter-Vsan Routing

    S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 Inter-VSAN Routing This chapter explains the Inter-VSAN routing (IVR) feature and provides details on sharing resources...
  • Page 546: C H A P T E R 29 Configuring Inter-Vsan Routing

    Chapter 29 Configuring Inter-VSAN Routing Inter-VSAN Routing S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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 IVR IVR is not supported on the Cisco MDS 9124 Fabric Switch, the Cisco MDS 9134 Fabric Switch, the Note...
  • Page 547: Ivr Features

    Chapter 29 Configuring Inter-VSAN Routing Inter-VSAN Routing S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s t o m d s f e e d b a c k - d o c @ c i s c o . c o m IVR Features IVR supports the following features: Accesses resources across VSANs without compromising other VSAN benefits.
  • Page 548: Ivr Limits Summary

    Chapter 29 Configuring Inter-VSAN Routing Inter-VSAN Routing S e n d d o c u m e n t a t i o n c o m m e n t s 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—An IVR-enabled switch that is a member of two or more VSANs.