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Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-
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    53-1003184-01 ® 16 June 2014 Brocade 6545 Gen5 16- Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual...

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    Fax: +8620 3891 2111 Tel: +41 22 799 5640 E-mail: china-info@brocade.com Fax: +41 22 799 5641 E-mail: emea-info@brocade.com Document History Title Publication number Summary of changes Date Brocade 6545 Gen5 16 Gbps FC Switch 53-1003184-01 New document June 2014 Module Hardware Reference Manual...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Unpacking the Switch Module ......11 Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual...

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    Interpreting POST results ........37 Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual...

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    Regulatory certifications........57 Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual...

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    Danger notice ......... . . 60 Index Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 7: About This Document

    • Chapter 2, “Installing the Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module,” provides shipping carton contents, safety information, and set-up instructions for installing the device into the Fujitsu PRIMERGY XXX chassis. • Chapter 3, “Configuring the Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module,”enables you to perform...

  • Page 8: Supported Hardware And Software

    Repeat the previous element, for example “member[;member...]” value Fixed values following arguments are printed in plain font. For example, show WWN Boolean. Elements are exclusive. Example: show mode egress | ingress viii Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 9: Notice To The Reader

    Referenced Trademarks and Products Fujitsu Fujitsu Server PRIMERGY Microsoft Corporation Windows, Windows NT, Internet Explorer Oracle Corporation Oracle, Java Red Hat, Inc. Red Hat, Red Hat Network, Maximum RPM, Linux Undercover Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 10: Additional Information

    Fibre Channel, storage management, and other applications: http://www.t11.org For information about the Fibre Channel industry, visit the Fibre Channel Industry Association website: http://www.fibrechannel.org Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 11: Getting Technical Help

    Provide the title and version number of the document and as much detail as possible about your comment, including the topic heading and page number and your suggestions for improvement. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

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    Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 13: Brocade 6545 16 Gbps Fc Switch Module Product Overview

    Licenses ............10 Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module features The Brocade 6545 Gen5 16 Gbps FC Switch Module is a 26-port, 16-Gbps Fibre Channel embedded switch that is designed to work in the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 and BX400 Blade Servers.

  • Page 14: Hardware Features And Functionality

    Hardware features and functionality Hardware features and functionality The Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module can be managed through the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 and BX400 Blade Servers and standard Brocade management methods, such as the command-line interface (CLI), and the Brocade Web Tools user interface.

  • Page 15: Supported Software Features

    When the switch is in Access Gateway mode it can only be directly connected to storage array if and only if at least one other N_port on the same switch is connected to a SAN network.Access Gateway cannot be connected directly into a storage array. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 16: Fabric Os Native Mode

    One green or amber LED to indicate module status. One blue LED to locate and identify the module. Refer to “Interpreting LED activity” on page 38 for details about the Switch Module LEDs. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 17: Access Gateway Mode

    TABLE 1 Ports available with static POD Port licensing External ports Internal ports Base 19, 20, 21, 22 1 through 10 0, 23, 24, 25 11 through 18 Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 18: Hardware Description

    The Switch Module has a Reset button, which is a small, recessed micro-switch that is accessed by inserting a pin (or an object of similar size) in the small hole. Depress the Reset button for up to 5 seconds to reboot the Switch Module. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 19: Non-port Side

    Non-port side, as viewed from the top 1. I/O module handle. Pressing the handle’s release latch opens the handle to install and remove the module from the Blade Server chassis. 2. Backplane connectors Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 20: Switch Module Cpu Subsystem

    For optical ports, SFP+ fiber-optic transceivers that convert electrical signals to optical signals, and optical signals to electrical signals, are used. Each 16 Gbps SFP+ optical transceiver is capable of transmitting at 4, 8 Gbps or 16 Gbps speeds. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 21: Sfp+ Optical Transceivers

    Only the external ports are available for trunking. The Enterprise model includes the trunking licenses. Models available Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module is available in two models: the Base model and the Enterprise model. • Base model Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 22: Licenses

    Drives consistency across the fabric and minimizes Access Gateway mode downtime. It simplifies and automates configuration and administrative tasks. NOTE A bundle license is also supported which includes ISL, FV, and EXF. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 23: Installing The Brocade 6545 16 Gbps Fc Switch Module

    5. After ensuring that standard electrostatic device (ESD) precautions are made, slide the switch out of the antistatic sleeve. Refer to the Operating Manual that comes with your Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or PRIMERGY BX400 Blade Server for additional instructions.

  • Page 24: Installation And Safety Considerations

    To help ensure proper cooling, performance, and system reliability, make sure the following requirements are met: • Each of the I/O module bays at the rear of the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Blade Server contains either a switch or a filler blade. •...

  • Page 25: Electrical Considerations

    Electrical considerations The Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module requires 52 watts nominal (maximum of 68 watts), which is provided by the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Blade Server. No other power requirement or provision exists. Environmental considerations Ensure proper cooling and ventilation by verifying the following: •...

  • Page 26: Inserting The Switch Module In The Blade Server

    1. Unpack the Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module from its shipping box, as described in “Unpacking the Switch Module” on page 11. 2. Verify that the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Blade Server I/O module bay into which the Switch Module is being inserted is empty. NOTE The Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module is designed to work in specific I/O module bays in the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 and BX400 Blade Servers.

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    Inserting the Switch Module in the blade server A maximum of three Switch Modules can be installed in the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX400 Blade Server. When inserting a Switch Module in the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX400 Blade Server, use I/O module bays 2 through 4, as shown in...

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    6. Push the release lever inward until the release latch clicks into place. This locks the Switch Module in the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Blade Server I/O module bay. Locking the Switch Module in the I/O module bay provides power (if the power is on in the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Blade Server) and activates (powers on) the Switch Module and the LEDs.

  • Page 29: Installation And Safety Considerations When Handling Transceivers And Cables

    Use minimal pressure when you insert an SFP+ optical transceiver in the port. Forcing the transceiver into the port can cause damage to the transceiver or the Switch Module port. • You can insert or remove an SFP+ optical transceiver while the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Blade Server is powered on. •...

  • Page 30: Cabling Guidelines For Fiber-optic Cables

    Route the cable away from places where it can be snagged by other devices in the rack. • Do not overtighten the cable straps or bend the cables to a radius of less than 38 mm (1.5 in.). Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Guide 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 31: Inserting Sfp+ Optical Transceivers And Cables

    For instructions specific to a cable type, refer to the cable manufacturer’s documentation. The cables used in trunking groups must meet specific requirements. For a list of these requirements, refer to the Fabric OS Administrator’s Guide. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Guide 53-1003184-01...

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    Inserting SFP+ optical transceivers and cables Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Guide 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 33: Configuring The Brocade 6545 16 Gbps Fc Switch Module

    The following items are required for configuring and connecting the Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module for use in a network and fabric: • A Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module installed in a Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Blade Server I/O module bay. •...

  • Page 34: Default Roles

    Brocade Fabric OS Administrator’s Guide Brocade Web Tools Administrator’s Guide You can access Fujitsu support documentation by accessing http://manuals.ts.fujitsu.com/ For the Japanese market, you can access Fujitsu support documentation by accessing http://jp.fujitsu.com/platform/server/primergy/manual/ Default roles Attributes of default roles cannot be modified; however, the default roles can be assigned to non-default user accounts.

  • Page 35: Using The Cli Menu From The Serial Console

    Methods for setting the IP address • Establishing a Telnet session. NOTE Do not connect the Switch Module to the internal network until the IP address is correctly set for your Ethernet network requirements. Using the CLI menu from the serial console Use the following steps to connect and modify the Embedded Switch Module IP address through the PRIMERGY BX900 S2 Management Blade (MMB) serial console.

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    Methods for setting the IP address a. Enter the following command at the command prompt: tip /dev/ttyb - 115200 b. When the terminal application stops reporting information, press Enter to display the login prompt. Enter the user name and password user name admin password admin 4.

  • Page 37: Using The Primergy Bx900 S2 Management Blade Cli To Change System Settings

    Methods for setting the IP address 5. Verify that you are able to log in to the switch. 6. Enter the ipAddrSet command to set the IP address. Follow the on-screen instructions and supply the correct information, as shown in the following example: switch:admin >...

  • Page 38: Connecting The Switch Module To The Ethernet Network

    The Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module has two internal ports that interact with the chassis. Once you have successfully set the appropriate IP address of the Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module, you can establish an Ethernet connection using the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Management Blade.

  • Page 39: Connecting The Embedded Switch Module Through Chassis

    The internal Ethernet connection is the default configuration and no action is required. Figure 6 shows the default port control setting on the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 Management port. FIGURE 6 Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 Management Port Control defaults to Internal Port...

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    Connecting the Switch Module to the Ethernet network NOTE It could take a few seconds (sometimes up to 20 seconds) for the newly added Switch Module to appear in the fabric display with its newly-assigned domain ID. 4. If you need to install SFP+ optical transceivers, install them in the external Fibre Channel ports as required.

  • Page 41: Changing From Fabric Os Native To Access Gateway Mode

    Changing from Fabric OS Native to Access Gateway mode For specific instructions about how to back up the configuration, see the Fabric OS Administrator’s Guide. The switchShow, fabricShow, and configUpload commands are described in detail in the Brocade Fabric OS Command Reference. Changing from Fabric OS Native to Access Gateway mode The Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module ships from the factory in Fabric OS Native mode.

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    Changing from Fabric OS Native to Access Gateway mode NOTE It is recommended that you save the current configuration file before converting the Switch Module to Access Gateway mode. To save your current configuration, click the Show Advanced Mode button in the top right-hand corner of the Switch Administration window. Select the Configure tab, then select the Upload/Download tab.

  • Page 43: Enabling Access Gateway Mode Using The Cli

    Changing from Access Gateway mode to Fabric Switch mode Enabling Access Gateway mode using the CLI Complete the following steps to enable Access Gateway mode using the CLI. 1. Log in using the default administrative account. Login: admin Password: password 2.

  • Page 44: Disabling Access Gateway Mode Using The Cli

    Backing up the configuration Disabling Access Gateway mode using the CLI Disabling Access Gateway (AG) mode is disruptive because the switch is disabled and rebooted. Disabling AG mode clears the F_Port to N_Port mapping. Always back up the current configuration before enabling or disabling Access Gateway mode.

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    Backing up the configuration This command uploads the embedded switch configuration to the server, making it available for downloading to a replacement embedded switch, if necessary. Brocade recommends backing up the configuration on a regular basis to ensure that a complete configuration is available for downloading to a replacement embedded switch.

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    Backing up the configuration Brocade Gen5 6545 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 47: Managing The Brocade 6545 16 Gbps Fc Switch Module

    • State change notification • Soft WWN zoning • SNMP facilities • Translative mode (private target support on fabrics) • Trunking (between two Brocade switches) • Advanced Performance Monitoring Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 48: Port Negotiation

    Fibre Channel features. For more information regarding supported operating systems, refer to the documentation that comes with your Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 blade server. Accessing the Switch Module The Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module is managed as a single element. It has a single IP address and appears as a separate entity to the Telnet protocol and the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP).

  • Page 49: Access Gateway Mode Default Port Mapping

    19-25 and 0 as N_Port Interpreting POST results Once installed, the Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module is managed by the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Blade Server Management Blade (MMB). For specific information about managing the Switch Module, refer to documentation that comes with your Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Blade Server.

  • Page 50: Diagnostic Tests

    Each Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module uses bi-colored external LEDs to indicate operation status, which are identified in Figure 7. After the Switch Module is inserted in a Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or PRIMERGY BX400 Blade Server I/O module bay, the LEDs become active. System status LED...

  • Page 51: Interpreting Switch Leds

    The system status LEDs flash in various patterns during bootup, POST, or other diagnostic tests. This is normal and does not indicate a problem unless the LEDs do not indicate a healthy state after the boot processes and diagnostic tests are complete. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 52: Normal-operation Leds

    Online. Link is established and port is active. Online is normal, but no port activity. Steady Out of sync (light or signal carrier issue) Slow flashing Disabled, or internal loopback command is run Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

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    A switch fatal failure is indicated by a steady amber light. The switch continues to operate after a fatal failure is detected. For detailed information about the fault or failure condition, consult the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Blade Server Management Blade (MMB) error log.

  • Page 54: Rebooting The Switch Module

    Before beginning this procedure, ensure that you have a replacement Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module or filler blade available because you do not want to leave the slot on the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 OR BX400 Blade Server open for an extended period of time. The slot must be filled with either a replacement Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module or a filler blade to maintain proper airflow.

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    10. Establish a connection to the Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Blade Server Management Module. Refer to the Operating Manual that comes with your Fujitsu PRIMERGY BX900 S2 or BX400 Blade Server for more information on removing and replacing the Switch Module.

  • Page 56: Removing And Replacing An Sfp+ Optical Transceiver

    Complete the following steps to remove a license. 1. Enter the licenseShow command to display the active licenses. 2. Issue the licenseRemove command followed by the license key or the feature name. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 57: Upgrading Or Downgrading Software

    Issue the firmwareDownload command. NOTE When upgrading multiple Switch Modules, complete the following steps on each Switch Module before you upgrade the next one. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 58: Determining Installed Software Licenses

    • Locate the serial number on the label attached to the top of the switch. This label is not visible when the switch is installed in the chassis. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 59: Brocade 6545 16 Gbps Fc Switch Module Specifications

    Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module. TABLE 11 Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module specifications Dimension Measurements Height 27.94 mm (1.1 in) Width 192.63 mm (7.584 in) Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 60: Environmental Requirements

    Brocade 6545 16 Gbps FC Switch Module electrical specifications Dimension Measurements DC input 12 V from chassis Power consumption Maximum 65 watts Supported HBAs Table 14 lists supported HBAs. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 61: Fibre Channel Standards Compliance

    FC-MI-2 ANSI INCITS TR-39:2005 RFC 2837 Fabric Element MIB • • FC-PI INCITS 352:2002 MIB-FA INCITS TR-32:2003 • • FC-PI-2 INCITS 404-2005 FCP-3 INCITS 416:2006 (replaces FCP ANSI X3.269:1996) Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 62: Long Distance

    (km) that can be configured (assuming a frame size of 2112 bytes). TABLE 16 Configurable distances for extended fabrics 4 Gbps 8 Gbps 16 Gbps 3945 1973 986.25 Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

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    Maximum buffer-to-buffer credits per port Maximum long distance support At 4 Gbps: 3945 km (2451.3 miles) At 8 Gbps: 1973 km (1225.96 miles) At 16 Gbps: 986.25 km (612.82 miles) Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

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    Long distance Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 65: Regulatory Compliance

    Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference, in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at the user’s own expense. KCC Statement (Republic of Korea) Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 66: Vcci Statement (japan)

    The standards compliance label on the Brocade 6546 16-Gbps FC Switch Module contains the CE mark which indicates that this system conforms to the provisions of the following European Council directives, laws, and standards: Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 67: Canadian Requirements

    The EPUP assumes that the product will be used under normal conditions in accordance with the operating manual of the product. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

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    SJ/T11363-2006 Requirements for Concentration Limits. O indicates that no such substances are used or that the concentration is within the aforementioned limits. Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 69: Regulatory Certifications

    1st Ed or latest Statement Canada Bi-Nat UL/CSA 60950-1 ICES-003 Class A cCSAus ICES A and Statement 1st Ed or latest European Union EN60950-1 or latest EN55022 and EN55024 TUV-Typ CE marking Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

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    Regulatory certifications Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

  • Page 71: In This Chapter

    Appendix Caution and Danger Notices In this chapter • Caution notices ..........59 •...

  • Page 72: Danger Notice

    Danger notice Danger notice A danger notification calls your attention to a possible hazard that can cause injury or death. The following are the warnings used in this manual. "Gefahr" weist auf eine mögliche Gefährdung hin, die zu Verletzungen oder Tod führen können. Sie finden die folgenden Warnhinweise in diesem Handbuch: Un danger attire votre attention sur un risque possible de blessure ou de décès.

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    Ethernet firmwaredownloadstatus connecting to fabric gunzip hardware description licenseshow removing and replacing switchShow serial number version errShow command F_Ports Fabric OS host dependencies Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

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    LED patterns results trunking protective foam trunking groups reliability guidelines detail interpretation states types and descriptions serial number LEDs SFPs indicators shipping package normal operation speed, port POST operation states Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

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    SFPs switchDisable command switchShow switchShow command system fault system status telnet transceivers part numbers trunking twinax part numbers zoning Brocade 6545 Gen5 16-Gbps FC Switch Module Hardware Reference Manual 53-1003184-01...

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