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HP AJ732A - Cisco MDS 9134 Fabric Switch Configuration Manual

HP AJ732A - Cisco MDS 9134 Fabric Switch Configuration Manual (1444 pages)

Cisco MDS 9000 Family CLI Configuration Guide, Release 3.x (OL-16184-01, April 2008)  
Brand: HP | Category: Storage | Size: 41.4 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Document Conventions65................................................................................................................................................................
Related Documentation67................................................................................................................................................................
Release Notes67................................................................................................................................................................
Compatibility Information67................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Compliance And Safety Information67................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Installation67................................................................................................................................................................
Documentation Feedback70................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Technical Assistance71................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started75................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Overview77................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 Product Overview78................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9500 Series Multilayer Directors78................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9200 Series Fabric Switches79................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9216i Multiprotocol Fabric Switch79................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9222i, Cisco Mds 9216a And Cisco Mds 9216 Multilayer Fabric Switches79................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9100 Series Fixed Configuration Fabric Switches80................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco San-os Software Configuration81................................................................................................................................................................
Tools For Software Configuration81................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9000 Fabric Manager82................................................................................................................................................................
Software Configuration Overview82................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Configuration82................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Configuration83................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Begin85................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Before You Begin86................................................................................................................................................................
About The Switch Prompt86................................................................................................................................................................
Default Switch Roles87................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli87................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Command Modes87................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Command Hierarchy88................................................................................................................................................................
Exec Mode Options89................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Mode90................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Command Navigation93................................................................................................................................................................
Command Completion93................................................................................................................................................................
File System Completion93................................................................................................................................................................
The No And Default Forms Of Commands94................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Command Configuration Options94................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Help94................................................................................................................................................................
Managing The Switch Configuration95................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Switch Configuration95................................................................................................................................................................
Saving A Configuration98................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing A Configuration98................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Users98................................................................................................................................................................
Sending Messages To Users98................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Ping And Ping Ipv6 Commands99................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Extended Ping And Ping Ipv6 Commands99................................................................................................................................................................
Using Traceroute And Traceroute Ipv6 Commands100................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Terminal Parameters101................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Terminal Session Timeout101................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Terminal Sessions102................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Terminal Sessions102................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Terminal Timeout102................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Terminal Type103................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Terminal Screen Length103................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Terminal Screen Width103................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Terminal Settings103................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Switch Banner Message103................................................................................................................................................................
Directing Show Command Output To A File104................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cli Variables105................................................................................................................................................................
User-defined Cli Session Variables105................................................................................................................................................................
User-defined Cli Persistent Variables106................................................................................................................................................................
System-defined Variables107................................................................................................................................................................
Using Command Aliases107................................................................................................................................................................
Defining Command Aliases108................................................................................................................................................................
About Flash Devices108................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Bootflash109................................................................................................................................................................
External Compactflash (slot0)109................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting Flash Devices And File Systems109................................................................................................................................................................
Initializing Internal Bootflash109................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting External Compactflash110................................................................................................................................................................
Using Switch File Systems110................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying File Systems111................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Current Directory111................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Current Directory112................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying File Checksums112................................................................................................................................................................
Listing The Files In A Directory113................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Directory113................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Existing Directory113................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Files113................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Files114................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Files115................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying File Contents115................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Command Output To A File116................................................................................................................................................................
Compressing And Uncompressing Files116................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Last Lines In A File116................................................................................................................................................................
Command Scripts117................................................................................................................................................................
Executing Commands Specified In A Script117................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cli Variables In Scripts118................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Delay Time118................................................................................................................................................................
Licensing Terminology123................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 3 Obtaining And Installing Licenses124................................................................................................................................................................
Licensing Model124................................................................................................................................................................
Licensing High Availability130................................................................................................................................................................
Options To Install A License130................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining A Factory-installed License131................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A Manual Installation131................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining The License Key File132................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The License Key File132................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The License Key File To A Remote Location134................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up License Files134................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying License Features In Use134................................................................................................................................................................
Uninstalling Licenses135................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Licenses136................................................................................................................................................................
Grace Period Alerts137................................................................................................................................................................
License Transfers Between Switches138................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying License Information138................................................................................................................................................................
About On-demand Port Activation Licensing141................................................................................................................................................................
Port-naming Conventions142................................................................................................................................................................
Port Licensing142................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 4 On-demand Port Activation Licensing143................................................................................................................................................................
Default Configuration144................................................................................................................................................................
License Status Definitions148................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Port Activation Licenses150................................................................................................................................................................
Making A Port Eligible For A License151................................................................................................................................................................
Acquiring A License For A Port151................................................................................................................................................................
Moving Licenses Among Ports152................................................................................................................................................................
On-demand Port Activation License Example153................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Configuration157................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5 Initial Configuration158................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Switch In The Cisco Mds 9000 Family158................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Setup Routine158................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Configure The Switch159................................................................................................................................................................
Default Login159................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Options160................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Setup Information161................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Out-of-band Management162................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring In-band Management166................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Setup Command169................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Switch170................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Switch Name171................................................................................................................................................................
Where Do You Go Next?171................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Module Status171................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Date, Time, And Time Zone172................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Time Zone172................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting For Daylight Saving Time Or Summer Time173................................................................................................................................................................
Ntp Configuration175................................................................................................................................................................
About Ntp175................................................................................................................................................................
Ntp Configuration Guidelines175................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ntp176................................................................................................................................................................
Ntp Cfs Distribution179................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Ntp Distribution179................................................................................................................................................................
Committing Ntp Configuration Changes179................................................................................................................................................................
Discarding Ntp Configuration Changes180................................................................................................................................................................
Releasing Fabric Session Lock180................................................................................................................................................................
Database Merge Guidelines180................................................................................................................................................................
Ntp Session Status Verification180................................................................................................................................................................
Management Interface Configuration181................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Remote Management Access181................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Force Option During Shutdown182................................................................................................................................................................
Default Gateway Configuration182................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Default Gateway183................................................................................................................................................................
Telnet Server Connection183................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling A Telnet Connection184................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Console Port Settings184................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Console Port Settings184................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Com1 Port Settings185................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Com1 Port Settings186................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Modem Connections186................................................................................................................................................................
Guidelines To Configure Modems187................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Modem Connections188................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Initialization String188................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Default Initialization String189................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A User-specified Initialization String190................................................................................................................................................................
Initializing A Modem In A Powered-on Switch190................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Modem Connection Configuration191................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Cdp192................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Cdp Counters And Tables193................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Cdp Information193................................................................................................................................................................
About Cfs197................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6 Using The Cf Infrastructure198................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco San-os Features Using Cfs198................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Features198................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Protocol199................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Distribution Scopes199................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Distribution Modes199................................................................................................................................................................
Uncoordinated Distribution200................................................................................................................................................................
Coordinated Distribution200................................................................................................................................................................
Unrestricted Uncoordinated Distributions200................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Cfs Distribution On A Switch200................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Cfs Distribution Status201................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Application Requirements201................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Cfs For An Application201................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Application Registration Status201................................................................................................................................................................
Locking The Fabric202................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Cfs Lock Status202................................................................................................................................................................
Committing Changes203................................................................................................................................................................
Discarding Changes204................................................................................................................................................................
Saving The Configuration204................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing A Locked Session204................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Merge Support204................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Cfs Merge Status205................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Distribution Over Ip207................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Cfs Over Ip208................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Cfs Over Ip Configuration209................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ip Multicast Address For Cfs Over Ip209................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Ip Multicast Address Configuration For Cfs Over Ip210................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Regions211................................................................................................................................................................
About Cfs Regions211................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Cfs Regions212................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Cfs Regions212................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Applications To Cfs Regions212................................................................................................................................................................
Moving An Application To A Different Cfs Region212................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Application From A Region213................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Cfs Regions213................................................................................................................................................................
Default Settings213................................................................................................................................................................
About Software Images215................................................................................................................................................................
Dependent Factors For Software Installation216................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Correct Software Images For Cisco Mds 9100 Series Switches216................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Correct Software Images For Cisco Mds 9200 Series Switches216................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Correct Software Images For Cisco Mds 9500 Family Switches216................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7 Software Image217................................................................................................................................................................
Essential Upgrade Prerequisites217................................................................................................................................................................
Software Upgrade Methods219................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Software Compatibility220................................................................................................................................................................
Automated Upgrades220................................................................................................................................................................
Benefits Of Using The Install All Command221................................................................................................................................................................
Recognizing Failure Cases222................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Install All Command222................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Services Modules225................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Install All Commands226................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrade Status Verification234................................................................................................................................................................
Non-disruptive Upgrades On Fabric And Modular Switches234................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing For A Non-disruptive Upgrade On Fabric And Modular Switches235................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A Non-disruptive Upgrade On A Fabric Switch237................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Status Of A Non-disruptive Upgrade On A Fabric Switch239................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting A Non-disruptive Upgrade On A Fabric Switch239................................................................................................................................................................
Manual Upgrade On A Dual Supervisor Module Switch240................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing For A Manual Installation240................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading A Loader241................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading The Bios243................................................................................................................................................................
Quick Upgrade245................................................................................................................................................................
Downgrading From A Higher Release245................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining Supervisor Modules246................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Supervisor Modules246................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating From Supervisor-1 Modules To Supervisor-2 Modules246................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Supervisor Module Boot Variable Version254................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Supervisor Module Bootflash Memory254................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Supervisor Module Boot Alert254................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Generation 2 Modules In Generation 1 Chassis254................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Modules255................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Configuration Files257................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Configuration Files257................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 8 Working With Configuration Files258................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading Configuration Files To The Switch258................................................................................................................................................................
From A Remote Server258................................................................................................................................................................
From An External Compactflash Disk (slot0:)259................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Configuration Files To An External Device259................................................................................................................................................................
To A Remote Server259................................................................................................................................................................
To An External Compactflash Disk (slot0:)260................................................................................................................................................................
Saving The Running Configuration260................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Startup Configurations In The Fabric260................................................................................................................................................................
Unlocking The Startup Configuration File261................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Configuration Files261................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Upconfiguration Files262................................................................................................................................................................
Rolling Back To A Previous Configuration263................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Configured Redundancy Mode263................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing File Systems On The Standby Supervisor Module264................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Configuration Files264................................................................................................................................................................
About High Availability265................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 9 Configuring High Availability266................................................................................................................................................................
Switchover Mechanisms266................................................................................................................................................................
Ha Switchover Characteristics266................................................................................................................................................................
Initiating A Switchover266................................................................................................................................................................
Switchover Guidelines267................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Switchover Possibilities267................................................................................................................................................................
Process Restartability268................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing Supervisor Modules268................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Boot Variable Images To The Standby Supervisor Module268................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Copying Of Boot Variables268................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Copied Boot Variables268................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ha Status Information269................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Switch Hardware Inventory273................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 10 Managing System Hardware274................................................................................................................................................................
Running Compact Flash Tests276................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Compactflash Crc Checksum Test On Demand276................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling And Disabling The Automatic Compactflash Crc Checksum Test276................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Compactflash Crc Checksum Test Interval277................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling And Disabling Failure Action At The Failure Of A Compactflash Checksum Test277................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Frequency And Status Of The Compactflash Crc Checksum Test277................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Compactflash Firmware278................................................................................................................................................................
Updating The Compactflash Firmware On Demand278................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling And Disabling The Compactflash Firmware Update279................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Compactflash Firmware Update Interval279................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling And Disabling Failure Action At The Failure Of A Compactflash Firmware Update279................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Frequency And Status Of Compactflash Updates280................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Compactflash Crc Test And Firmware Update Statistics280................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Switch Serial Number281................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Power Usage Information282................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Configuration Modes282................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Configuration Guidelines283................................................................................................................................................................
About Crossbar Management285................................................................................................................................................................
Operational Considerations When Removing Crossbars286................................................................................................................................................................
Graceful Shutdown Of A Crossbar286................................................................................................................................................................
Backward Compatibility For Generation 1 Modules In Cisco Mds 9513 Directors287................................................................................................................................................................
About Module Temperature287................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Module Temperature288................................................................................................................................................................
About Fan Modules289................................................................................................................................................................
About Clock Modules291................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Environment Information292................................................................................................................................................................
About Modules295................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 11 Managing Module296................................................................................................................................................................
Supervisor Modules296................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Modules297................................................................................................................................................................
Services Modules297................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Status Of A Module298................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The State Of A Module298................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Module299................................................................................................................................................................
Reloading Modules300................................................................................................................................................................
Reloading A Switch300................................................................................................................................................................
Power Cycling Modules301................................................................................................................................................................
Reloading Switching Modules301................................................................................................................................................................
Preserving Module Configuration301................................................................................................................................................................
Purging Module Configuration302................................................................................................................................................................
Powering Off Switching Modules303................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Module Leds303................................................................................................................................................................
Epld Configuration306................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Epld Images307................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Epld Versions310................................................................................................................................................................
Ssm Feature Support312................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Ssi Boot Image On An Ssm312................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading The Ssi Boot Image On An Ssm313................................................................................................................................................................
Ssi Boot Image Upgrade Considerations For The Ssm313................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Ssi Boot Image314................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Ssi Image Boot Variable317................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Install Ssi Command319................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Ssms And Supervisor Modules322................................................................................................................................................................
Considerations For Replacing Ssms And Supervisor Modules322................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering An Ssm After Replacing Corrupted Compactflash Memory322................................................................................................................................................................
Considerations For Upgrading And Downgrading Cisco Mds San-os Releases323................................................................................................................................................................
Switch Configuration327................................................................................................................................................................
Fibre Channel Interfaces329................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 12 Configuring Interface330................................................................................................................................................................
Port Switching Module Configuration Guidelines330................................................................................................................................................................
About Interface Modes331................................................................................................................................................................
Np Ports332................................................................................................................................................................
Auto Mode334................................................................................................................................................................
N Port Identifier Virtualization335................................................................................................................................................................
About Interface States335................................................................................................................................................................
Administrative States335................................................................................................................................................................
Operational States335................................................................................................................................................................
Reason Codes336................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fibre Channel Interfaces339................................................................................................................................................................
Graceful Shutdown340................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Interface Administrative State340................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Interface Modes341................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring System Default Port Mode F341................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Port Speeds342................................................................................................................................................................
Autosensing343................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling N Port Identifier Virtualization343................................................................................................................................................................
About Interface Descriptions343................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Interface Description343................................................................................................................................................................
About Frame Encapsulation344................................................................................................................................................................
About Receive Data Field Size344................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Receive Data Field Size344................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying The Beacon Leds344................................................................................................................................................................
About Speed Leds345................................................................................................................................................................
About Beacon Mode345................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Beacon Mode345................................................................................................................................................................
About Bit Error Thresholds346................................................................................................................................................................
Switch Port Attribute Default Values347................................................................................................................................................................
About Sfp Transmitter Types347................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Interface Information348................................................................................................................................................................
Tl Ports For Private Loops356................................................................................................................................................................
About Tl Ports357................................................................................................................................................................
About Tl Port Alpa Caches358................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Tl Port Information358................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Inserting Entries Into Alpa Cache360................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Alpa Cache Contents360................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing The Alpa Cache360................................................................................................................................................................
Buffer Credits360................................................................................................................................................................
About Buffer-to-buffer Credits360................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Buffer-to-buffer Credits361................................................................................................................................................................
About Performance Buffers362................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Performance Buffers362................................................................................................................................................................
About Extended Bb_credits362................................................................................................................................................................
Extended Bb_credits On Generation 1 Switching Modules363................................................................................................................................................................
Extended Bb_credits On Generation 2 Switching Modules364................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Extended Bb_credits364................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Bb_credit Information365................................................................................................................................................................
Management Interfaces365................................................................................................................................................................
About Management Interfaces366................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Management Interfaces366................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Management Interface Configuration367................................................................................................................................................................
Vsan Interfaces367................................................................................................................................................................
About Vsan Interfaces367................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Vsan Interfaces368................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Vsan Interface Information368................................................................................................................................................................
About Npv369................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 13 Configuring N Port Virtualization370................................................................................................................................................................
Npv Mode371................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Flogi Parameters373................................................................................................................................................................
Default Port Numbers373................................................................................................................................................................
Npv Traffic Management374................................................................................................................................................................
Npv Guidelines And Requirements374................................................................................................................................................................
Npv Traffic Management Guidelines375................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Npv376................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Npv Traffic Management376................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Vsan Support377................................................................................................................................................................
Dpvm Configuration378................................................................................................................................................................
Npv And Port Security378................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Npv379................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Npv Traffic Management380................................................................................................................................................................
About Generation 2 Modules And Switches381................................................................................................................................................................
Port Groups382................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 14 Configuring Generation 2 Switches And Modules383................................................................................................................................................................
Port Rate Modes384................................................................................................................................................................
Dedicated Mode386................................................................................................................................................................
Shared Mode386................................................................................................................................................................
Dynamic Bandwidth Management386................................................................................................................................................................
Out-of-service Interfaces387................................................................................................................................................................
Buffer Credit Allocation387................................................................................................................................................................
Buffer Pools388................................................................................................................................................................
Bb_credit Buffers For Switching Modules389................................................................................................................................................................
Port 4-gbps Fibre Channel Module Bb_credit Buffers389................................................................................................................................................................
Port Fibre Channel/4-port Gigabitethernet Multiservice Module Bb_credit Buffers392................................................................................................................................................................
Port 4-gbps Switching Module Bb_credit Buffers392................................................................................................................................................................
Port 10-gbps Switching Module Bb_credit Buffers393................................................................................................................................................................
Bb_credit Buffers For Fabric Switches394................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9134 Fabric Switch Bb_credit Buffers394................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9124 Fabric Switch Bb_credit Buffers395................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9222i Multiservice Modular Switch Bb_credit Buffers395................................................................................................................................................................
Extended Bb_credits395................................................................................................................................................................
About Combining Generation 1 And Generation 2 Switching Modules396................................................................................................................................................................
Port Indexes396................................................................................................................................................................
Portchannels398................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources400................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Interface Capabilities400................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Guidelines For 48-port And 24-port 4-gbps Fibre Channel Switching Modules401................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating From Shared Mode To Dedicated Mode401................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating From Dedicated Mode To Shared Mode401................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Guidelines For 12-port 4-gbps Switching Module Interfaces402................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Guidelines For 4-port 10-gbps Switching Module Interfaces402................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Port Speed403................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Rate Mode404................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Oversubscription Ratio Restrictions406................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Restrictions On Oversubscription Ratios408................................................................................................................................................................
Oversubscription Ratio Restrictions Example409................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Restrictions On Oversubscription Ratios411................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Bandwidth Fairness411................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Bandwidth Fairness412................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Bandwidth Fairness412................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrade Or Downgrade Scenario412................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Interfaces Out Of Service413................................................................................................................................................................
Releasing Shared Resources In A Port Group414................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Buffer-to-buffer State Change Number414................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Acl Adjacency Sharing For System Image Downgrade415................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Sfp Diagnostic Information415................................................................................................................................................................
Example Configurations416................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A 24-port 4-gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module Example416................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A 48-port 4-gbps Fibre Channel Switching Module Example417................................................................................................................................................................
About Trunking419................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 15 Configuring Trunking420................................................................................................................................................................
Trunking Configuration Guidelines420................................................................................................................................................................
Trunking Protocol420................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Or Disabling The Trunking Protocol421................................................................................................................................................................
About Trunk Mode421................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Trunk Mode422................................................................................................................................................................
About Trunk-allowed Vsan Lists422................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An Allowed-active List Of Vsans424................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Trunking Information424................................................................................................................................................................
About Portchannels427................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 16 Configuring Portchannels428................................................................................................................................................................
Portchannel Examples428................................................................................................................................................................
About Portchanneling And Trunking429................................................................................................................................................................
About Load Balancing430................................................................................................................................................................
Portchannel Configuration432................................................................................................................................................................
About Portchannel Configuration434................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Portchannel434................................................................................................................................................................
About Portchannel Modes434................................................................................................................................................................
About Portchannel Deletion436................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Portchannels436................................................................................................................................................................
Interfaces In A Portchannel436................................................................................................................................................................
About Interface Addition To A Portchannel437................................................................................................................................................................
Compatibility Check437................................................................................................................................................................
Suspended And Isolated States437................................................................................................................................................................
Adding An Interface To A Portchannel437................................................................................................................................................................
Forcing An Interface Addition438................................................................................................................................................................
About Interface Deletion From A Portchannel439................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Interface From A Portchannel439................................................................................................................................................................
Portchannel Protocol439................................................................................................................................................................
About Channel Group Creation440................................................................................................................................................................
About Autocreation441................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling And Configuring Autocreation442................................................................................................................................................................
About Manually Configured Channel Groups443................................................................................................................................................................
Converting To Manually Configured Channel Groups443................................................................................................................................................................
Portchannel Configuration Verification443................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 17 Configuring Domain Parameters448................................................................................................................................................................
Fibre Channel Domains448................................................................................................................................................................
About Domain Restart449................................................................................................................................................................
Restarting A Domain450................................................................................................................................................................
About Domain Manager Fast Restart450................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Domain Manager Fast Restart450................................................................................................................................................................
About Switch Priority451................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Switch Priority451................................................................................................................................................................
About Fcdomain Initiation451................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Or Reenabling Fcdomains451................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fabric Names452................................................................................................................................................................
About Incoming Rcfs452................................................................................................................................................................
Rejecting Incoming Rcfs452................................................................................................................................................................
About Autoreconfiguring Merged Fabrics452................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Autoreconfiguration453................................................................................................................................................................
Domain Ids453................................................................................................................................................................
About Domain Ids453................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Static Or Preferred Domain Ids455................................................................................................................................................................
About Allowed Domain Id Lists456................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Allowed Domain Id Lists457................................................................................................................................................................
About Cfs Distribution Of Allowed Domain Id Lists457................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Distribution457................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing A Fabric Lock458................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Cfs Distribution Status459................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Pending Changes459................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Session Status459................................................................................................................................................................
About Contiguous Domain Id Assignments460................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Contiguous Domain Id Assignments460................................................................................................................................................................
About Persistent Fc Ids461................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Persistent Fc Id Feature461................................................................................................................................................................
About Persistent Fc Id Configuration462................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Persistent Fc Ids463................................................................................................................................................................
About Unique Area Fc Ids For Hbas463................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Unique Area Fc Ids For An Hba463................................................................................................................................................................
About Persistent Fc Id Selective Purging465................................................................................................................................................................
Purging Persistent Fc Ids465................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Fcdomain Information465................................................................................................................................................................
About The Command Scheduler469................................................................................................................................................................
Scheduler Terminology469................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 18 Scheduling Maintenance Jobs470................................................................................................................................................................
Scheduling Guidelines470................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Command Scheduler470................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Command Scheduler471................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Remote User Authentication471................................................................................................................................................................
Defining A Job472................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Job Definition473................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Job474................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying A Schedule474................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying A Periodic Schedule474................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying A One-time Schedule475................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Scheduler Configuration476................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Schedule476................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Assigned Job477................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting A Schedule Time477................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Command Scheduler Execution Status477................................................................................................................................................................
Execution Logs477................................................................................................................................................................
About Execution Logs478................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Execution Logs478................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Execution Log File Contents478................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing The Execution Log File Contents478................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Configuration481................................................................................................................................................................
About Vsans483................................................................................................................................................................
Vsans Topologies483................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 19 Configuring And Managing Vsan485................................................................................................................................................................
Vsan Advantages485................................................................................................................................................................
Vsans Versus Zones486................................................................................................................................................................
Vsan Configuration487................................................................................................................................................................
About Vsan Creation488................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Vsans Statically488................................................................................................................................................................
About Port Vsan Membership489................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Static Port Vsan Membership489................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Vsan Static Membership489................................................................................................................................................................
About The Default Vsan490................................................................................................................................................................
About The Isolated Vsan490................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Isolated Vsan Membership491................................................................................................................................................................
Operational State Of A Vsan491................................................................................................................................................................
About Static Vsan Deletion491................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Static Vsans492................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Load Balancing493................................................................................................................................................................
About Interop Mode493................................................................................................................................................................
About Ficon Vsans493................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Static Vsan Configuration493................................................................................................................................................................
About Sdv495................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 20 San Device Virtualization496................................................................................................................................................................
Key Concepts498................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Sdv498................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Virtual Device498................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Zone For A Virtual Device500................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Virtual Device With A Static Fc Id501................................................................................................................................................................
Linking A Virtual Device With A Physical Device502................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Lun Zone Members For Sdv Devices502................................................................................................................................................................
Real Initiator And Sdv Virtual Target With Lun502................................................................................................................................................................
Sdv Virtual Initiator And Real Target With Lun502................................................................................................................................................................
Sdv Virtual Initiator And Sdv Virtual Target With Lun503................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Fabric Merge Conflicts503................................................................................................................................................................
Sdv Requirements And Guidelines503................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Sdv Changes505................................................................................................................................................................
Guidelines For Downgrading Sdv505................................................................................................................................................................
Downgrading With Virtual Initiators Configured505................................................................................................................................................................
Downgrading With Sdv Lun Zoning Configured505................................................................................................................................................................
Sdv Configuration Example506................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Sdv Information508................................................................................................................................................................
Dpvm509................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 21 Creating Dynamic Vsan510................................................................................................................................................................
About Dpvm Configuration510................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Dpvm510................................................................................................................................................................
About Dpvm Databases511................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Dpvm Config And Pending Databases511................................................................................................................................................................
Activating Dpvm Config Databases512................................................................................................................................................................
About Autolearned Entries512................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Autolearning513................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Learned Entries513................................................................................................................................................................
Dpvm Database Distribution513................................................................................................................................................................
About Dpvm Database Distribution513................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Dpvm Database Distribution514................................................................................................................................................................
About Locking The Fabric514................................................................................................................................................................
About Copying Dpvm Databases517................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Dpvm Databases517................................................................................................................................................................
Comparing Database Differences517................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Dpvm Configurations518................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Dpvm Configuration519................................................................................................................................................................
Inter-vsan Routing523................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 22 Configuring Inter-vsan Routing524................................................................................................................................................................
About Ivr524................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Features525................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Terminology525................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Limits Summary526................................................................................................................................................................
Fibre Channel Header Modifications526................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Nat Requirements And Guidelines527................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Vsan Topology528................................................................................................................................................................
Autonomous Fabric Id529................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Service Groups529................................................................................................................................................................
Default Service Group529................................................................................................................................................................
Service Group Activation530................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Interoperability530................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Configuration Task List530................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr530................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Ivr531................................................................................................................................................................
Distributing The Ivr Configuration Using Cfs532................................................................................................................................................................
Database Implementation532................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Configuration Distribution532................................................................................................................................................................
Committing The Changes533................................................................................................................................................................
Discarding The Changes533................................................................................................................................................................
About Ivr Nat And Auto Topology534................................................................................................................................................................
Transit Vsan Guidelines534................................................................................................................................................................
Border Switch Guidelines534................................................................................................................................................................
Service Group Guidelines535................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Topology Automatic Mode535................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Ivr Nat536................................................................................................................................................................
About Ivr Service Groups536................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Service Groups536................................................................................................................................................................
Copying The Active Ivr Service Group Database537................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Ivr Service Group Database537................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Ivr Service Group Configuration537................................................................................................................................................................
About Afids538................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Default Afids538................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Individual Afids539................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Afid Database Configuration539................................................................................................................................................................
About Ivr Without Ivr Nat Or Auto Topology539................................................................................................................................................................
Domain Id Guidelines540................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Without Nat541................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Configuring The Ivr Topology541................................................................................................................................................................
Activating A Manually Configured Ivr Topology542................................................................................................................................................................
Adding An Ivr-enabled Switch To An Existing Ivr Topology543................................................................................................................................................................
Copying The Active Ivr Topology544................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing The Configured Ivr Topology Database544................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Ivr Topology544................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating From Ivr Auto Topology Mode To Manual Mode545................................................................................................................................................................
About Ivr Virtual Domains545................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Virtual Domains546................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Ivr Virtual Domain Configuration546................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing The Ivr Fcdomain Database546................................................................................................................................................................
About Persistent Fc Ids For Ivr546................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Persistent Fc Ids For Ivr547................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Persistent Fc Id Configuration548................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Logging Levels549................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Logging Level Configuration549................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Zones And Ivr Zone Sets549................................................................................................................................................................
About Ivr Zones550................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Ivr Zone Creation550................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Zones And Ivr Zone Sets551................................................................................................................................................................
About Activating Zone Sets And Using The Force Option553................................................................................................................................................................
Activating Or Deactivating Ivr Zone Sets554................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Ivr Zone And Ivr Zone Set Configuration554................................................................................................................................................................
About Luns In Ivr Zoning556................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Luns In Ivr Zoning556................................................................................................................................................................
About Qos In Ivr Zones557................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Qos Attribute557................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Qos Attribute Configuration557................................................................................................................................................................
Renaming Ivr Zones And Ivr Zone Sets558................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing The Ivr Zone Database558................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Using Read-only Zoning558................................................................................................................................................................
System Image Downgrading Considerations558................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Database Merge Failures560................................................................................................................................................................
Manual Topology Configuration561................................................................................................................................................................
Auto-topology Configuration564................................................................................................................................................................
About Zoning567................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 23 Configuring And Managing Zone568................................................................................................................................................................
Zoning Example568................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Implementation569................................................................................................................................................................
Active And Full Zone Set Considerations571................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Configuration572................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Zone573................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Sets573................................................................................................................................................................
Activating A Zone Set575................................................................................................................................................................
About The Default Zone575................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Default Zone Access Permission575................................................................................................................................................................
About Fc Alias Creation576................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Fc Aliases576................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Zone Sets And Adding Member Zones577................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Enforcement579................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Set Distribution579................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Full Zone Set Distribution580................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling A One-time Distribution580................................................................................................................................................................
About Recovering From Link Isolation580................................................................................................................................................................
Importing And Exporting Zone Sets581................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Set Duplication582................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Zone Sets582................................................................................................................................................................
Renaming Zones, Zone Sets, And Aliases583................................................................................................................................................................
Cloning Zones, Zone Sets, Fc Aliases, And Zone Attribute Groups583................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing The Zone Server Database583................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Zone Attributes584................................................................................................................................................................
About Zone-based Traffic Priority584................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Zone-based Traffic Priority584................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Default Zone Qos Priority Attributes585................................................................................................................................................................
About Broadcast Zoning586................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Broadcast Zoning586................................................................................................................................................................
About Lun Zoning587................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Lun-based Zone588................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Luns To Storage Subsystems588................................................................................................................................................................
About Read-only Zones589................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Read-only Zones589................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Zone Information590................................................................................................................................................................
Enhanced Zoning596................................................................................................................................................................
About Enhanced Zoning596................................................................................................................................................................
Changing From Basic Zoning To Enhanced Zoning597................................................................................................................................................................
Changing From Enhanced Zoning To Basic Zoning598................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Enhanced Zoning598................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying The Zone Database599................................................................................................................................................................
Releasing Zone Database Locks599................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Attribute Groups599................................................................................................................................................................
Merging The Database600................................................................................................................................................................
The Merge Process601................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Zone Merge Control Policies601................................................................................................................................................................
Default Zone Policies601................................................................................................................................................................
Broadcasting A Zone602................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring System Default Zoning Settings603................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Enhanced Zone Information603................................................................................................................................................................
Compacting The Zone Database For Downgrading606................................................................................................................................................................
Zone And Zone Set Analysis606................................................................................................................................................................
About Device Aliases609................................................................................................................................................................
Device Alias Features609................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 24 Distributing Device Alias Services610................................................................................................................................................................
Device Alias Requirements610................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Aliases Versus Device Aliases610................................................................................................................................................................
Device Alias Databases610................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Device Aliases611................................................................................................................................................................
About Device Alias Distribution611................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Lock Override613................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling And Enabling Device Alias Distribution613................................................................................................................................................................
Imported A Zone Alias614................................................................................................................................................................
Device Alias Statistics Cleanup615................................................................................................................................................................
Device Alias Configuration Verification615................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 25 Configuring Fibre Channel Routing Services And Protocols622................................................................................................................................................................
About Fspf622................................................................................................................................................................
Fspf Examples622................................................................................................................................................................
Fault Tolerant Fabric622................................................................................................................................................................
Redundant Links623................................................................................................................................................................
Fail-over Scenarios For Portchannels And Fspf Links623................................................................................................................................................................
Fspf Global Configuration624................................................................................................................................................................
About Spf Computational Hold Times624................................................................................................................................................................
About Link State Record Defaults624................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fspf On A Vsan625................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting Fspf To The Default Configuration625................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Or Disabling Fspf626................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Fspf Counters For The Vsan626................................................................................................................................................................
Fspf Interface Configuration626................................................................................................................................................................
About Fspf Link Cost626................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fspf Link Cost627................................................................................................................................................................
About Hello Time Intervals627................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Hello Time Intervals627................................................................................................................................................................
About Dead Time Intervals627................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Dead Time Intervals628................................................................................................................................................................
About Retransmitting Intervals628................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Retransmitting Intervals628................................................................................................................................................................
About Disabling Fspf For Specific Interfaces628................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Fspf For Specific Interfaces629................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Fspf Counters For An Interface629................................................................................................................................................................
Fspf Routes629................................................................................................................................................................
About Fibre Channel Routes630................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fibre Channel Routes630................................................................................................................................................................
About Broadcast And Multicast Routing632................................................................................................................................................................
About Multicast Root Switch632................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Multicast Root Switch632................................................................................................................................................................
In-order Delivery633................................................................................................................................................................
About Reordering Network Frames633................................................................................................................................................................
About Reordering Portchannel Frames635................................................................................................................................................................
About Enabling In-order Delivery635................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling In-order Delivery Globally636................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling In-order Delivery For A Vsan636................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The In-order Delivery Status636................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Drop Latency Time637................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Latency Information637................................................................................................................................................................
Flow Statistics Configuration638................................................................................................................................................................
About Flow Statistics638................................................................................................................................................................
Counting Aggregated Flow Statistics638................................................................................................................................................................
Counting Individual Flow Statistics639................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Fib Statistics639................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Flow Statistics639................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Global Fspf Information640................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Fspf Database640................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Fspf Interfaces642................................................................................................................................................................
Flogi645................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Flogi Details645................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 26 Managing Flogi, Name Server, Fdmi, And Rscn Databases646................................................................................................................................................................
Name Server Proxy647................................................................................................................................................................
About Registering Name Server Proxies647................................................................................................................................................................
Registering Name Server Proxies647................................................................................................................................................................
About Rejecting Duplicate Pwwn647................................................................................................................................................................
Rejecting Duplicate Pwwns648................................................................................................................................................................
About Name Server Database Entries648................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Name Server Database Entries648................................................................................................................................................................
Fdmi649................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Fdmi650................................................................................................................................................................
Rscn651................................................................................................................................................................
About Rscn Information652................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Rscn Information652................................................................................................................................................................
About The Multi-pid Option653................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Multi-pid Option653................................................................................................................................................................
Suppressing Domain Format Sw-rscns653................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Rscn Statistics654................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Rscn Timer654................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Rscn Timer Configuration655................................................................................................................................................................
Rscn Timer Configuration Distribution655................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Rscn Timer Configuration Distribution656................................................................................................................................................................
Committing The Rscn Timer Configuration Changes657................................................................................................................................................................
Discarding The Rscn Timer Configuration Changes657................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Rscn Configuration Distribution Information657................................................................................................................................................................
About Scsi Lun Discovery659................................................................................................................................................................
About Starting Scsi Lun Discovery659................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Scsi Lun Discovery660................................................................................................................................................................
About Initiating Customized Discovery660................................................................................................................................................................
Initiating Customized Discovery660................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Scsi Lun Information660................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 27 Discovering Scsi Target661................................................................................................................................................................
About Ficon663................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 28 Configuring Ficon664................................................................................................................................................................
Ficon Requirements664................................................................................................................................................................
Mds-specific Ficon Advantages665................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Optimization With Vsans665................................................................................................................................................................
Fcip Support666................................................................................................................................................................
Portchannel Support666................................................................................................................................................................
Vsans For Ficon And Fcp Mixing667................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds-supported Ficon Features667................................................................................................................................................................
Ficon Cascading669................................................................................................................................................................
Ficon Vsan Prerequisites669................................................................................................................................................................
Ficon Port Numbering669................................................................................................................................................................
Default Ficon Port Numbering Scheme670................................................................................................................................................................
Port Addresses672................................................................................................................................................................
Implemented And Unimplemented Port Addresses672................................................................................................................................................................
About The Reserved Ficon Port Numbering Scheme672................................................................................................................................................................
Installed And Uninstalled Ports673................................................................................................................................................................
Ficon Port Numbering Guidelines673................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Ficon Port Numbers To Slots673................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Ficon Port Number Assignments674................................................................................................................................................................
About Port Numbers For Fcip And Portchannel674................................................................................................................................................................
Reserving Ficon Port Numbers For Fcip And Portchannel Interfaces675................................................................................................................................................................
Fc Id Allocation675................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ficon676................................................................................................................................................................
About Enabling Ficon On A Vsan676................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling And Disabling Ficon On The Switch677................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up A Basic Ficon Configuration677................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Enabling Ficon On A Vsan680................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Code-page Option681................................................................................................................................................................
Allowing The Host To Move The Switch Offline681................................................................................................................................................................
Allowing The Host To Change Ficon Port Parameters682................................................................................................................................................................
Allowing The Host To Control The Timestamp682................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing The Time Stamp683................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Snmp Control Of Ficon Parameters683................................................................................................................................................................
About Ficon Device Allegiance684................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Ficon Device Allegiance684................................................................................................................................................................
Automatically Saving The Running Configuration684................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ficon Ports685................................................................................................................................................................
Binding Port Numbers To Portchannels686................................................................................................................................................................
Binding Port Numbers To Fcip Interfaces686................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Port Blocking686................................................................................................................................................................
Port Prohibiting687................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Default State For Port Prohibiting687................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Port Prohibiting688................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Port Address Name688................................................................................................................................................................
About Rlir689................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying An Rlir Preferred Host689................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Rlir Information690................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Rlir Information694................................................................................................................................................................
Ficon Configuration Files694................................................................................................................................................................
About Ficon Configuration Files695................................................................................................................................................................
Applying The Saved Configuration Files To The Running Configuration695................................................................................................................................................................
Editing Ficon Configuration Files695................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ficon Configuration Files696................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Ficon Configuration Files697................................................................................................................................................................
Port Swapping698................................................................................................................................................................
About Port Swapping698................................................................................................................................................................
Swapping Ports699................................................................................................................................................................
Ficon Tape Acceleration700................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ficon Tape Acceleration701................................................................................................................................................................
Moving A Ficon Vsan To An Offline State702................................................................................................................................................................
Cup In-band Management702................................................................................................................................................................
Placing Cups In A Zone703................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Control Unit Information703................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ficon Information704................................................................................................................................................................
Receiving Ficon Alerts704................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ficon Port Address Information705................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ficon Configuration File Information706................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Configured Ficon State708................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying A Port Administrative State708................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Buffer Information709................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ficon Information In The Running Configuration709................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ficon Information In The Startup Configuration710................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ficon-related Log Information711................................................................................................................................................................
Common Information Model713................................................................................................................................................................
About Cim713................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 29 Advanced Feature And Concept714................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Added Security On A Cim Server714................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Cim Information714................................................................................................................................................................
Fibre Channel Time Out Values716................................................................................................................................................................
Timer Configuration Across All Vsans717................................................................................................................................................................
Timer Configuration Per-vsan717................................................................................................................................................................
About Fctimer Distribution718................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Or Disabling Fctimer Distribution718................................................................................................................................................................
Committing Fctimer Changes718................................................................................................................................................................
Discarding Fctimer Changes719................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Configured Fctimer Values720................................................................................................................................................................
World Wide Names720................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Wwn Information721................................................................................................................................................................
Link Initialization Wwn Usage721................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Secondary Mac Address722................................................................................................................................................................
Fc Id Allocation For Hbas722................................................................................................................................................................
Default Company Id List722................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Company Id Configuration723................................................................................................................................................................
Switch Interoperability724................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Interop Mode 1727................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Interoperating Status728................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Guidelines735................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Fips Mode735................................................................................................................................................................
Fips Self-tests735................................................................................................................................................................
Checking For Fips Status736................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 30 Configuring Fip737................................................................................................................................................................
About Snmp Security739................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 31 Configuring Snmp740................................................................................................................................................................
Snmp Version 1 And Version 2c740................................................................................................................................................................
Snmp Version 3740................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Snmp Switch Contact And Location Information740................................................................................................................................................................
Snmpv3 Cli User Management And Aaa Integration741................................................................................................................................................................
Cli And Snmp User Synchronization741................................................................................................................................................................
Restricting Switch Access742................................................................................................................................................................
Group-based Snmp Access742................................................................................................................................................................
Creating And Modifying Users742................................................................................................................................................................
About Aes Encryption-based Privacy743................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Snmp Users From The Cli743................................................................................................................................................................
Enforcing Snmpv3 Message Encryption744................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Snmpv3 Users To Multiple Roles745................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Or Deleting Communities745................................................................................................................................................................
Snmp Trap And Inform Notifications746................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Snmpv2c Notifications746................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Snmpv3 Notifications747................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Snmp Notifications748................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Notification Target User750................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Linkup/linkdown Notifications For Switches750................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Up/down Snmp Link-state Traps For Interfaces751................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Snmp Security Information752................................................................................................................................................................
Switch Management Security757................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 32 Configuring Radiu And Tacac+758................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Security Options758................................................................................................................................................................
Snmp Security Options758................................................................................................................................................................
Switch Aaa Functionalities758................................................................................................................................................................
Authentication759................................................................................................................................................................
Authorization759................................................................................................................................................................
Accounting759................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Aaa Services760................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Authentication Guidelines760................................................................................................................................................................
Server Groups760................................................................................................................................................................
Aaa Service Configuration Options760................................................................................................................................................................
Error-enabled Status761................................................................................................................................................................
Aaa Server Monitoring761................................................................................................................................................................
Authentication And Authorization Process762................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Radius764................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Radius Server Address764................................................................................................................................................................
About The Default Radius Server Encryption Type And Preshared Key766................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Default Radius Server Encryption Type And Preshared Key766................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Radius Server Timeout Interval767................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Transmission Retry Count For The Radius Server767................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Radius Server Monitoring Parameters768................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Test Idle Timer768................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Test User Name768................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Dead Timer769................................................................................................................................................................
Sending Radius Test Messages For Monitoring769................................................................................................................................................................
About Users Specifying A Radius Server At Login770................................................................................................................................................................
Allowing Users To Specify A Radius Server At Login770................................................................................................................................................................
About Vendor-specific Attributes770................................................................................................................................................................
Vsa Format771................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Snmpv3 On Aaa Servers771................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Radius Server Details771................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Radius Server Statistics772................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Tacacs+773................................................................................................................................................................
About Tacacs+773................................................................................................................................................................
About Tacacs+ Server Default Configuration773................................................................................................................................................................
About The Default Tacacs+ Server Encryption Type And Preshared Key774................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Tacacs+774................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Tacacs+ Server Address774................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Global Secret Key776................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Timeout Value776................................................................................................................................................................
About Tacacs+ Servers777................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Tacacs+ Server Monitoring Parameters777................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Tacacs+ Test Idle Timer777................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Test Username778................................................................................................................................................................
Sending Tacacs+ Test Messages For Monitoring780................................................................................................................................................................
Password Aging Notification Through Tacacs+ Server780................................................................................................................................................................
About Users Specifying A Tacacs+ Server At Login780................................................................................................................................................................
Allowing Users To Specify A Tacacs+ Server At Login781................................................................................................................................................................
Defining Custom Attributes For Roles781................................................................................................................................................................
Supported Tacacs+ Server Parameters781................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Tacacs+ Server Details782................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Server Groups783................................................................................................................................................................
Aaa Server Distribution786................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Aaa Server Distribution786................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Distribution Session On A Switch787................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Session Status787................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Pending Configuration788................................................................................................................................................................
Committing The Distribution788................................................................................................................................................................
Discarding The Distribution Session788................................................................................................................................................................
Merge Guidelines For Radius And Tacacs+ Configurations789................................................................................................................................................................
Mschap Authentication790................................................................................................................................................................
About Enabling Mschap790................................................................................................................................................................
Local Aaa Services791................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Aaa Authentication791................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Aaa Authentication791................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Accounting Services792................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Accounting Configuration792................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Accounting Logs793................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Cisco Access Control Servers794................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 33 Configuring Ipv4 And Ipv6 Access Control Lists800................................................................................................................................................................
Ipv4-acl And Ipv6-acl Configuration Guidelines800................................................................................................................................................................
About Filter Contents800................................................................................................................................................................
Protocol Information800................................................................................................................................................................
Address Information801................................................................................................................................................................
Port Information801................................................................................................................................................................
Icmp Information802................................................................................................................................................................
Tos Information802................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ipv4-acls Or Ipv6-acls803................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Ipv4-acls Or Ipv6-acls803................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Ip Filters To An Existing Ipv4-acl Or Ipv6-acl805................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Ip Filters From An Existing Ipv4-acl Or Ipv6-acl805................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Ipv4-acl Or Ipv6-acl Configuration806................................................................................................................................................................
Reading The Ip-acl Log Dump807................................................................................................................................................................
Applying An Ip-acl To An Interface807................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Interface Ip-acl Configuration809................................................................................................................................................................
Ip-acl Counter Cleanup810................................................................................................................................................................
About Cas And Digital Certificates811................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 34 Configuring Certificate Authorities And Digital Certificates812................................................................................................................................................................
Purpose Of Cas And Digital Certificates812................................................................................................................................................................
Trust Model, Trust Points, And Identity Cas812................................................................................................................................................................
Rsa Key-pairs And Identity Certificates812................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Trusted Ca Support813................................................................................................................................................................
Pki Enrollment Support814................................................................................................................................................................
Manual Enrollment Using Cut-and-paste Method814................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Rsa Key-pair And Identity Ca Support814................................................................................................................................................................
Peer Certificate Verification814................................................................................................................................................................
Crl Downloading, Caching, And Checking Support815................................................................................................................................................................
Ocsp Support815................................................................................................................................................................
Import And Export Support For Certificates And Associated Key Pairs815................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Cas And Digital Certificates815................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Host Name And Ip Domain Name816................................................................................................................................................................
Generating An Rsa Key-pair816................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Trust Point Ca Association818................................................................................................................................................................
Authenticating The Ca818................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Certificate Revocation Checking Methods819................................................................................................................................................................
Generating Certificate Requests820................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Identity Certificates821................................................................................................................................................................
Ensuring Trust Point Configurations Persist Across Reboots822................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring And Maintaining Ca And Certificates Configuration823................................................................................................................................................................
Exporting And Importing Identity Information In Pkcs#12 Format823................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Crl824................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Certificates From The Ca Configuration824................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Rsa Key-pairs From Your Switch825................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Key-pair And Ca Information825................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Certificates On The Mds Switch826................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading A Ca Certificate829................................................................................................................................................................
Requesting An Identity Certificate833................................................................................................................................................................
Revoking A Certificate839................................................................................................................................................................
Generating And Publishing The Crl842................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading The Crl843................................................................................................................................................................
Importing The Crl845................................................................................................................................................................
Maximum Limits847................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 35 Configuring Ipsec Network Security850................................................................................................................................................................
About Ipsec850................................................................................................................................................................
About Ike851................................................................................................................................................................
Ipsec Prerequisites851................................................................................................................................................................
Using Ipsec852................................................................................................................................................................
Ipsec Compatibility852................................................................................................................................................................
Ipsec And Ike Terminology853................................................................................................................................................................
Supported Ipsec Transforms And Algorithms854................................................................................................................................................................
Supported Ike Transforms And Algorithms854................................................................................................................................................................
Ipsec Digital Certificate Support855................................................................................................................................................................
Implementing Ipsec Without Cas And Digital Certificates855................................................................................................................................................................
Implementing Ipsec With Cas And Digital Certificates856................................................................................................................................................................
How Ca Certificates Are Used By Ipsec Devices857................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Configuring Ipsec And Ike858................................................................................................................................................................
About Ike Initialization858................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Ike859................................................................................................................................................................
About The Ike Domain859................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Ike Domain859................................................................................................................................................................
About Ike Tunnels859................................................................................................................................................................
About Ike Policy Negotiation859................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An Ike Policy861................................................................................................................................................................
Optional Ike Parameter Configuration862................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Lifetime Association For A Policy863................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Keepalive Time For A Peer863................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Initiator Version864................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Ike Tunnels Or Domains864................................................................................................................................................................
Refreshing Sas864................................................................................................................................................................
Crypto Ipv4-acls864................................................................................................................................................................
About Crypto Ipv4-acls865................................................................................................................................................................
Crypto Ipv4-acl Guidelines865................................................................................................................................................................
Mirror Image Crypto Ipv4-acls867................................................................................................................................................................
The Any Keyword In Crypto Ipv4-acls868................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Crypto Ipv4-acls869................................................................................................................................................................
About Transform Sets In Ipsec869................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Transform Sets870................................................................................................................................................................
About Crypto Map Entries871................................................................................................................................................................
Sa Establishment Between Peers871................................................................................................................................................................
Crypto Map Configuration Guidelines872................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Crypto Map Entries872................................................................................................................................................................
About Sa Lifetime Negotiation873................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Sa Lifetime873................................................................................................................................................................
About The Autopeer Option874................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Autopeer Option875................................................................................................................................................................
About Perfect Forward Secrecy875................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Perfect Forward Secrecy876................................................................................................................................................................
About Crypto Map Set Interface Application876................................................................................................................................................................
Applying A Crypto Map Set876................................................................................................................................................................
Ipsec Maintenance876................................................................................................................................................................
Global Lifetime Values877................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ike Configurations878................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ipsec Configurations879................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Fcip Configuration883................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Iscsi Configuration887................................................................................................................................................................
About Fabric Authentication891................................................................................................................................................................
Dhchap891................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 36 Configuring Fc-sp And Dhchap892................................................................................................................................................................
Dhchap Compatibility With Existing Cisco Mds Features893................................................................................................................................................................
About Enabling Dhchap893................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Dhchap893................................................................................................................................................................
About Dhchap Authentication Modes894................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Dhchap Mode894................................................................................................................................................................
About The Dhchap Hash Algorithm895................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Dhchap Hash Algorithm895................................................................................................................................................................
About The Dhchap Group Settings896................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Dhchap Group Settings896................................................................................................................................................................
About The Dhchap Password896................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Dhchap Passwords For The Local Switch897................................................................................................................................................................
About Password Configuration For Remote Devices897................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Dhchap Passwords For Remote Devices898................................................................................................................................................................
About The Dhchap Timeout Value898................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Dhchap Timeout Value898................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Dhchap Aaa Authentication898................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Protocol Security Information899................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Configuration900................................................................................................................................................................
About Port Security903................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 37 Configuring Port Security904................................................................................................................................................................
Port Security Enforcement904................................................................................................................................................................
About Auto-learning904................................................................................................................................................................
Port Security Activation905................................................................................................................................................................
Port Security Configuration Guidelines905................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Port Security With Auto-learning And Cfs Distribution905................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Port Security With Auto-learning Without Cfs906................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Port Security With Manual Database Configuration906................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Port Security907................................................................................................................................................................
Activating Port Security907................................................................................................................................................................
Database Activation Rejection908................................................................................................................................................................
Forcing Port Security Activation908................................................................................................................................................................
Database Reactivation909................................................................................................................................................................
Auto-learning909................................................................................................................................................................
About Enabling Auto-learning909................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Auto-learning910................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Auto-learning910................................................................................................................................................................
Auto-learning Device Authorization910................................................................................................................................................................
Authorization Scenarios911................................................................................................................................................................
Port Security Manual Configuration912................................................................................................................................................................
About Wwn Identification912................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Authorized Port Pairs912................................................................................................................................................................
Port Security Configuration Distribution913................................................................................................................................................................
Activation And Auto-learning Configuration Distribution915................................................................................................................................................................
Database Interaction916................................................................................................................................................................
Database Scenarios917................................................................................................................................................................
Port Security Database Copy918................................................................................................................................................................
Port Security Database Deletion919................................................................................................................................................................
Port Security Database Cleanup919................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Port Security Configuration920................................................................................................................................................................
About Fabric Binding925................................................................................................................................................................
Licensing Requirements925................................................................................................................................................................
Port Security Versus Fabric Binding925................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Binding Enforcement926................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 38 Configuring Fabric Binding927................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Binding Configuration927................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Fabric Binding927................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Switch Wwn List927................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Binding Activation928................................................................................................................................................................
Forcing Fabric Binding Activation929................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Fabric Binding Configurations929................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing The Fabric Binding Statistics930................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting The Fabric Binding Database930................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Fabric Binding Configurations930................................................................................................................................................................
Role-based Authorization935................................................................................................................................................................
About Roles936................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Roles And Profiles936................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Rules And Features For Each Role936................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 39 Configuring User And Common Role937................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying Profiles937................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Vsan Policy937................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying The Vsan Policy938................................................................................................................................................................
Role Distributions938................................................................................................................................................................
About Role Databases939................................................................................................................................................................
Committing Role-based Configuration Changes939................................................................................................................................................................
Discarding Role-based Configuration Changes939................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Role-based Configuration Distribution940................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Sessions940................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Role-based Information940................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Roles When Distribution Is Enabled941................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Common Roles942................................................................................................................................................................
Mapping Of Cli Operations To Snmp943................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring User Accounts944................................................................................................................................................................
About Users945................................................................................................................................................................
Characteristics Of Strong Passwords945................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Users946................................................................................................................................................................
Logging Out Users947................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying User Account Information947................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ssh Services948................................................................................................................................................................
About Ssh949................................................................................................................................................................
Generating The Ssh Server Key-pair949................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying The Ssh Key949................................................................................................................................................................
Overwriting A Generated Key-pair950................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Ssh Hosts951................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Ssh Or Telnet Service952................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ssh Protocol Status952................................................................................................................................................................
Ssh Authentication Using Digital Certificates953................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering The Administrator Password953................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli With Network-admin Privileges953................................................................................................................................................................
Power Cycling The Switch954................................................................................................................................................................
About Fcip959................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 40 Configuring Fcip960................................................................................................................................................................
Fcip Concepts960................................................................................................................................................................
Fcip And Ve Ports960................................................................................................................................................................
Fcip Links961................................................................................................................................................................
Fcip Profiles962................................................................................................................................................................
Fcip Interfaces962................................................................................................................................................................
Fcip High-availability Solutions962................................................................................................................................................................
Fibre Channel Portchannels963................................................................................................................................................................
Fspf963................................................................................................................................................................
Vrrp964................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet Portchannels964................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet Portchannels And Fibre Channel Portchannels965................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fcip965................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Fcip966................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Fcip Configuration966................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Fcip Profiles967................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Fcip Profile Information967................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Fcip Links968................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Fcip Profile Configuration970................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Tcp Listener Ports970................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Tcp Parameters971................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Fcip Profile Configuration Information975................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Fcip Interface Configuration976................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Peers976................................................................................................................................................................
Peer Ip Address977................................................................................................................................................................
Active Connections978................................................................................................................................................................
Number Of Tcp Connections978................................................................................................................................................................
Time Stamp Control979................................................................................................................................................................
B Port Interoperability Mode980................................................................................................................................................................
Quality Of Service982................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring E Ports982................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Fcip Interface Information983................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Fcip Features985................................................................................................................................................................
Fcip Write Acceleration985................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fcip Write Acceleration987................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Write Acceleration Activity Information987................................................................................................................................................................
Fcip Tape Acceleration988................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fcip Tape Acceleration992................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Tape Acceleration Activity Information993................................................................................................................................................................
Fcip Compression994................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fcip Compression995................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Fcip Compression Information996................................................................................................................................................................
About The San Extension Tuner999................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 41 Configuring The San Extension Tuner1000................................................................................................................................................................
San Extension Tuner Setup1000................................................................................................................................................................
Data Pattern1001................................................................................................................................................................
License Prerequisites1001................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The San Extension Tuner1001................................................................................................................................................................
Tuning Guidelines1002................................................................................................................................................................
Tuner Initialization1002................................................................................................................................................................
Nwwn Configuration1002................................................................................................................................................................
Virtual N Port Configuration1003................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Read/write Assignment1003................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Tape Read/write Assignment1005................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Data Pattern1006................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The San Extension Tuner Configuration1007................................................................................................................................................................
About Iscsi1009................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 42 Configuring Iscsi1010................................................................................................................................................................
About Iscsi Configuration Limits1012................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Iscsi1012................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Iscsi1012................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Iscsi Interfaces1013................................................................................................................................................................
Presenting Fibre Channel Targets As Iscsi Targets1013................................................................................................................................................................
Dynamic Mapping1014................................................................................................................................................................
Static Mapping1015................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi Virtual Target Configuration Examples1016................................................................................................................................................................
Presenting Iscsi Hosts As Virtual Fibre Channel Hosts1017................................................................................................................................................................
Initiator Identification1017................................................................................................................................................................
Initiator Presentation Modes1018................................................................................................................................................................
Vsan Membership For Iscsi1025................................................................................................................................................................
Example Of Vsan Membership For Iscsi Devices1026................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Vsan Membership For Iscsi Hosts1027................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi Access Control1027................................................................................................................................................................
Fibre Channel Zoning-based Access Control1028................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi-based Access Control1029................................................................................................................................................................
Enforcing Access Control1030................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi Session Authentication1031................................................................................................................................................................
Authentication Mechanism1032................................................................................................................................................................
Local Authentication1032................................................................................................................................................................
Restricting Iscsi Initiator Authentication1033................................................................................................................................................................
Mutual Chap Authentication1033................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi Immediate Data And Unsolicited Data Features1034................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi Interface Advanced Features1034................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi Listener Port1035................................................................................................................................................................
Tcp Tuning Parameters1035................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi Routing Modes1036................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Iscsi Information1038................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Iscsi Interfaces1038................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Iscsi Statistics1039................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Proxy Initiator Information1041................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Global Iscsi Information1042................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Iscsi Sessions1042................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Iscsi Initiators1044................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Iscsi Virtual Targets1047................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Iscsi User Information1047................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Islb1047................................................................................................................................................................
About Islb Configuration Limits1048................................................................................................................................................................
Islb Configuration Prerequisites1049................................................................................................................................................................
About Islb Initiators1049................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Islb Initiators1049................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Islb Initiator Names Or Ip Addresses1050................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Wwns To Islb Initiators1051................................................................................................................................................................
Making The Dynamic Islb Initiator Wwn Mapping Static1051................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Vsan Membership For Islb Initiators1052................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Metric For Load Balancing1053................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Islb Initiator Configuration1053................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Islb Initiator Targets1053................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring And Activating Zones For Islb Initiators And Initiator Targets1054................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Islb Session Authentication1056................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Islb Authentication Configuration1057................................................................................................................................................................
About Load Balancing Using Vrrp1057................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Iscsi Interface Parameters And The Impact On Load Balancing1059................................................................................................................................................................
Vrrp Load Balancing Algorithm For Selecting Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces1059................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Load Balancing Using Vrrp1062................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Vrrp For Load Balancing1062................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Islb Vrrp Load Balancing Configuration1062................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Islb Vrrp Information1062................................................................................................................................................................
About Islb Configuration Distribution Using Cfs1063................................................................................................................................................................
Distributing The Islb Configuration Using Cfs1063................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Islb Configuration Distribution1064................................................................................................................................................................
Committing Changes To The Fabric1064................................................................................................................................................................
Discarding Pending Changes1064................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Merge Process1065................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Pending Islb Configuration Changes1065................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Islb Cfs Status1066................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Islb Cfs Distribution Session Status1066................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Islb Cfs Merge Status1066................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi High Availability1067................................................................................................................................................................
Transparent Target Failover1067................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi High Availability With Host Running Multi-path Software1067................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi Ha With Host Not Having Any Multi-path Software1068................................................................................................................................................................
Lun Trespass For Storage Port Failover1070................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Ips Ports Connected To The Same Ip Network1071................................................................................................................................................................
Vrrp-based High Availability1072................................................................................................................................................................
Ethernet Portchannel-based High Availability1073................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi Authentication Setup Guidelines And Scenarios1074................................................................................................................................................................
No Authentication1075................................................................................................................................................................
Chap With Local Password Database1075................................................................................................................................................................
Chap With External Radius Server1075................................................................................................................................................................
Iscsi Transparent Mode Initiator1076................................................................................................................................................................
Target Storage Device Requiring Lun Mapping1081................................................................................................................................................................
Isns1087................................................................................................................................................................
About Isns Client Functionality1087................................................................................................................................................................
Creating An Isns Client Profile1088................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Isns Client Configuration1089................................................................................................................................................................
About Isns Server Functionality1091................................................................................................................................................................
Example Scenario1091................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Isns Servers1092................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Isns Server1093................................................................................................................................................................
Isns Configuration Distribution1093................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Esi Retry Count1093................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Registration Period1094................................................................................................................................................................
Isns Client Registration And Deregistration1094................................................................................................................................................................
Target Discovery1094................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Isns Server Configuration1095................................................................................................................................................................
Isns Cloud Discovery1101................................................................................................................................................................
About Cloud Discovery1101................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Isns Cloud Discovery1102................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Isns Cloud Discovery1102................................................................................................................................................................
Initiating On-demand Isns Cloud Discovery1103................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Automatic Isns Cloud Discovery1103................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Automatic Isns Cloud Discovery Configuration1103................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Isns Cloud Discovery Distribution1103................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Isns Cloud Discovery Message Types1103................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Cloud Discovery Status1104................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Cloud Discovery Membership1104................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Cloud Discovery Statistics1104................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 43 Configuring Ip Service1108................................................................................................................................................................
Traffic Management Services1108................................................................................................................................................................
Default Gateway1109................................................................................................................................................................
About The Default Gateway1109................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Default Gateway Configuration1110................................................................................................................................................................
Ipv4 Default Network Configuration1110................................................................................................................................................................
Ipfc1112................................................................................................................................................................
Ipfc Configuration Guidelines1112................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An Ipv4 Address In A Vsan1113................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Vsan Interface Configuration1113................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Ipv4 Routing1113................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Ipv4 Routing Configuration1113................................................................................................................................................................
Ipfc Configuration Example1114................................................................................................................................................................
Ipv4 Static Routes1116................................................................................................................................................................
About Ipv4 Static Routes1117................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ipv4 Static Routes1117................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Ipv4 Static Route Information1117................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying And Clearing Arps1118................................................................................................................................................................
Overlay Vsans1118................................................................................................................................................................
About Overlay Vsans1118................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Overlay Vsans1119................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Vsan Configuration1120................................................................................................................................................................
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol1122................................................................................................................................................................
About Vrrp1123................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Vrrp1124................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Deleting Virtual Router1125................................................................................................................................................................
Virtual Router Initiation1125................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Virtual Router Ip Addresses1126................................................................................................................................................................
Priority For The Virtual Router1127................................................................................................................................................................
Time Interval For Advertisement Packets1128................................................................................................................................................................
Priority Preemption1128................................................................................................................................................................
Virtual Router Authentication1129................................................................................................................................................................
Priority Based On Interface State Tracking1130................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ipv4 Vrrp Information1131................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ipv6 Vrrp Information1132................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Vrrp Statistics1133................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Vrrp Statistics1133................................................................................................................................................................
Dns Server Configuration1133................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Dns Host Information1134................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 44 Configuring Ip Storage1138................................................................................................................................................................
Module Status Verification1138................................................................................................................................................................
Ips Module Upgrade1139................................................................................................................................................................
Mps-14/2 Module Upgrade1139................................................................................................................................................................
Supported Hardware1140................................................................................................................................................................
Ips Module Core Dumps1140................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Gigabit Ethernet High Availability1141................................................................................................................................................................
Vrrp For Iscsi And Fcip Services1141................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Vrrp For Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces1142................................................................................................................................................................
About Ethernet Portchannel Aggregation1143................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ethernet Portchannels1144................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Statistics1145................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Gigabit Ethernet Interface Statistics1145................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ethernet Mac Statistics1146................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Dma-bridge Statistics1146................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Tcp Statistics1147................................................................................................................................................................
About Ipv41151................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Gigabit Ethernet Configuration For Ipv41152................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 45 Configuring Ipv4 For Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces1153................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Interface Descriptions1153................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Autonegotiation1153................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Mtu Frame Size1153................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Promiscuous Mode1154................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity1154................................................................................................................................................................
Vlans1155................................................................................................................................................................
About Vlans For Gigabit Ethernet1155................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Vlan Subinterface1156................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Subnet Requirements1156................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Static Ipv4 Routing1157................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Ipv4 Route Table1157................................................................................................................................................................
Ipv4-acls1157................................................................................................................................................................
Gigabit Ethernet Ipv4-acl Guidelines1157................................................................................................................................................................
Applying Ipv4-acls On Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces1158................................................................................................................................................................
Arp Cache1158................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Arp Cache1159................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Arp Cache1159................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ipv4 Statistics1159................................................................................................................................................................
About Ipv61161................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 46 Configuring Ipv6 For Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces1162................................................................................................................................................................
Extended Ipv6 Address Space For Unique Addresses1162................................................................................................................................................................
Ipv6 Address Formats1162................................................................................................................................................................
Ipv6 Address Prefix Format1163................................................................................................................................................................
Ipv6 Address Type: Unicast1163................................................................................................................................................................
Global Addresses1163................................................................................................................................................................
Link-local Address1164................................................................................................................................................................
Ipv6 Address Type: Multicast1165................................................................................................................................................................
Icmp For Ipv61166................................................................................................................................................................
Path Mtu Discovery For Ipv61167................................................................................................................................................................
Ipv6 Neighbor Discovery1167................................................................................................................................................................
Ipv6 Neighbor Solicitation And Advertisement Messages1167................................................................................................................................................................
Router Discovery1169................................................................................................................................................................
Ipv6 Stateless Autoconfiguration1169................................................................................................................................................................
Dual Ipv4 And Ipv6 Protocol Stacks1170................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Basic Connectivity For Ipv61171................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ipv6 Addressing And Enabling Ipv6 Routing1171................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ipv4 And Ipv6 Protocol Addresses1173................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Basic Ipv6 Connectivity Configuration And Operation1173................................................................................................................................................................
Example Output For The Show Ipv6 Interface Command1174................................................................................................................................................................
Example Output For The Show Ipv6 Neighbours Command1174................................................................................................................................................................
Example Output For The Show Ipv6 Traffic Command1174................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Ipv6 Neighbor Discovery Cache1175................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Neighbor Discovery Parameters1175................................................................................................................................................................
Duplicate Address Detection Attempts1175................................................................................................................................................................
Reachability Time1176................................................................................................................................................................
Retransmission Time1176................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Neighbor Discovery Parameter Configuration1176................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ipv6 Static Routes1177................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Ipv6 Static Route1177................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Ipv6 Static Route Configuration And Operation1177................................................................................................................................................................
Gigabit Ethernet Ipv6-acl Guidelines1178................................................................................................................................................................
Transitioning From Ipv4 To Ipv61179................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ipv6 Information1179................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Flow Services1183................................................................................................................................................................
About Scsi Flow Services1183................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Flow Manager1184................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 47 Configuring Scsi Flow Services And Statistics1185................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Flow Configuration Client1185................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Flow Data Path Support1185................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Scsi Flow Services1185................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Scsi Flow Services1185................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Scsi Flow Configuration Distribution1186................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Scsi Flow Identifiers1187................................................................................................................................................................
Scsi Flow Statistics1187................................................................................................................................................................
About Scsi Flow Statistics1187................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Scsi Flow Statistics1188................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Scsi Flow Statistics1188................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Scsi Flow Statistics1188................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Scsi Flow Services Information1189................................................................................................................................................................
Fibre Channel Write Acceleration1193................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 48 Configuring Fibre Channel Write Acceleration1194................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Fibre Channel Write Acceleration1194................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Fibre Channel Write Acceleration Information1195................................................................................................................................................................
About Santap1197................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 49 Configuring Santap1198................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Santap1200................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Santap1200................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Dvts1201................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Santap Information1201................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Appliance-generated Entities1204................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Avts And Avt Luns1204................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Santap Sessions1204................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Initiator-target-luns1204................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Nasb1207................................................................................................................................................................
About Nasb1207................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 50 Configuring Nasb1208................................................................................................................................................................
Nasb Target Rediscovery1210................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Nasb Information1211................................................................................................................................................................
About Rmon1215................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Rmon1215................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 51 Configuring Rmon1216................................................................................................................................................................
Rmon Alarm Configuration1216................................................................................................................................................................
Rmon Event Configuration1217................................................................................................................................................................
Rmon Verification1217................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 52 Monitoring Network Traffic Using Span1220................................................................................................................................................................
About Span1220................................................................................................................................................................
Span Sources1220................................................................................................................................................................
Ips Source Ports1221................................................................................................................................................................
Allowed Source Interface Types1221................................................................................................................................................................
Vsan As A Source1222................................................................................................................................................................
Guidelines To Configure Vsans As A Source1222................................................................................................................................................................
Span Sessions1223................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Filters1223................................................................................................................................................................
Guidelines To Specifying Filters1223................................................................................................................................................................
Sd Port Characteristics1223................................................................................................................................................................
Guidelines To Configure Span1224................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Span1224................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Span For Generation 2 Fabric Switches1227................................................................................................................................................................
Suspending And Reactivating Span Sessions1229................................................................................................................................................................
Encapsulating Frames1229................................................................................................................................................................
Span Conversion Behavior1229................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Traffic Using Fibre Channel Analyzers1230................................................................................................................................................................
Without Span1230................................................................................................................................................................
With Span1231................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fibre Channel Analyzers Using Span1232................................................................................................................................................................
Single Sd Port To Monitor Traffic1233................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Span Information1233................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Span1235................................................................................................................................................................
Advantages To Using Rspan1236................................................................................................................................................................
Fc And Rspan Tunnels1236................................................................................................................................................................
Guidelines To Configure Rspan1237................................................................................................................................................................
St Port Characteristics1237................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Rspan1238................................................................................................................................................................
Rspan Configuration Example1238................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration In The Source Switch1238................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration In All Intermediate Switches1241................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration In The Destination Switch1242................................................................................................................................................................
Explicit Paths1244................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Rspan Traffic1246................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Scenarios1246................................................................................................................................................................
Single Source With One Rspan Tunnel1246................................................................................................................................................................
Single Source With Multiple Rspan Tunnels1247................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Sources With Multiple Rspan Tunnels1247................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Rspan Information1248................................................................................................................................................................
Default Span And Rspan Settings1250................................................................................................................................................................
About System Message Logging1253................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 53 Configuring System Message Logging1254................................................................................................................................................................
System Message Logging Configuration1255................................................................................................................................................................
Message Logging Initiation1256................................................................................................................................................................
Console Severity Level1256................................................................................................................................................................
Monitor Severity Level1256................................................................................................................................................................
Module Logging1257................................................................................................................................................................
Facility Severity Levels1257................................................................................................................................................................
Log Files1258................................................................................................................................................................
System Message Logging Servers1258................................................................................................................................................................
Outgoing System Message Logging Server Facilities1259................................................................................................................................................................
System Message Logging Configuration Distribution1260................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying System Message Logging Information1263................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 54 Configuring Call Home1270................................................................................................................................................................
Call Home Features1270................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Autonotify1270................................................................................................................................................................
Call Home Configuration Process1271................................................................................................................................................................
Contact Information1271................................................................................................................................................................
Destination Profiles1272................................................................................................................................................................
Alert Groups1275................................................................................................................................................................
Customized Alert Group Messages1276................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Alert Group Customization1277................................................................................................................................................................
Call Home Message Level Feature1277................................................................................................................................................................
Syslog-based Alerts1278................................................................................................................................................................
Rmon-based Alerts1279................................................................................................................................................................
E-mail Options1279................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring General E-mail Options1279................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Smtp Server And Ports1279................................................................................................................................................................
Periodic Inventory Notification1280................................................................................................................................................................
Duplicate Message Throttle1281................................................................................................................................................................
Call Home Enable Function1281................................................................................................................................................................
Call Home Configuration Distribution1281................................................................................................................................................................
Call Home Communications Test1283................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Call Home Information1284................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Syslog Alert Notification In Full-txt Format1285................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Syslog Alert Notification In Xml Format1286................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Rmon Notification In Xml Format1287................................................................................................................................................................
Event Triggers1289................................................................................................................................................................
Call Home Message Levels1291................................................................................................................................................................
Message Contents1292................................................................................................................................................................
About Fcs1299................................................................................................................................................................
Significance Of Fcs1300................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 55 Configuring Fabric Configuration Servers1301................................................................................................................................................................
Fcs Name Specification1301................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Fcs Discovery1302................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Fcs Elements1302................................................................................................................................................................
About Fcc1309................................................................................................................................................................
Fcc Process1310................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Fcc1310................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 56 Configuring Fabric Congestion Control And Qos1311................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Fcc Priority1311................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Fcc Settings1311................................................................................................................................................................
About Control Traffic1312................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Or Disabling Control Traffic1312................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Control Traffic Information1312................................................................................................................................................................
About Data Traffic1313................................................................................................................................................................
Vsan Versus Zone-based Qos1314................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Data Traffic1314................................................................................................................................................................
Qos Initiation For Data Traffic1315................................................................................................................................................................
About Class Map Creation1315................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Class Map1315................................................................................................................................................................
About Service Policy Definition1316................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Service Policies1317................................................................................................................................................................
About Service Policy Enforcement1317................................................................................................................................................................
Applying Service Policies1317................................................................................................................................................................
About The Dwrr Traffic Scheduler Queue1318................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Weight In A Dwrr Queue1318................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Data Traffic Information1318................................................................................................................................................................
Example Configuration1320................................................................................................................................................................
Ingress Port Rate Limiting1322................................................................................................................................................................
About Port Tracking1323................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 57 Configuring Port Tracking1324................................................................................................................................................................
Port Tracking1324................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Port Tracking1325................................................................................................................................................................
About Configuring Linked Ports1325................................................................................................................................................................
Operationally Binding A Tracked Port1325................................................................................................................................................................
About Tracking Multiple Ports1326................................................................................................................................................................
Tracking Multiple Ports1326................................................................................................................................................................
About Monitoring Ports In A Vsan1327................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Ports In A Vsan1327................................................................................................................................................................
Aboutforceful Shutdown1327................................................................................................................................................................
Forcefully Shutting Down A Tracked Port1328................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Port Tracking Information1328................................................................................................................................................................
Default Port Tracking Settings1330................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting1331................................................................................................................................................................
Fctrace1333................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 58 Troubleshooting Your Fabric1334................................................................................................................................................................
Fcping1335................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Switch Connectivity1336................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Fabric Analyzer1336................................................................................................................................................................
About The Cisco Fabric Analyzer1337................................................................................................................................................................
Local Text-based Capture1338................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Capture Daemon1338................................................................................................................................................................
Gui-based Client1338................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Cisco Fabric Analyzer1338................................................................................................................................................................
Capturing Frames Locally1339................................................................................................................................................................
Sending Captures To Remote Ip Addresses1340................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Configured Fcanalyzer Information1341................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Configured Hosts1341................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Captured Frames1341................................................................................................................................................................
Defining Display Filters1342................................................................................................................................................................
Examples Of Display Filters1342................................................................................................................................................................
Capture Filters1345................................................................................................................................................................
Permitted Capture Filters1345................................................................................................................................................................
Loop Monitoring1346................................................................................................................................................................
About Loop Monitoring1346................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Loop Monitoring1347................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Loop Monitoring Configuration1347................................................................................................................................................................
The Show Tech-support Command1347................................................................................................................................................................
The Show Tech-support Brief Command1348................................................................................................................................................................
The Show Tech-support Zone Command1350................................................................................................................................................................
The Show Tech-support Port-channel Command1351................................................................................................................................................................
The Show Tech-support Vsan Command1352................................................................................................................................................................
The Show Tech-support Fcdomain Command1353................................................................................................................................................................
Ip Network Simulator1354................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Ip Network Simulator1356................................................................................................................................................................
Simulating Network Delays1356................................................................................................................................................................
Simulating Maximum Bandwidth1357................................................................................................................................................................
Simulating A Finite Queue Size1358................................................................................................................................................................
Simulating Packet Drops1358................................................................................................................................................................
Simulating Packet Reordering1359................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Ip Network Simulator Statistics1360................................................................................................................................................................
Ip Network Simulator Configuration Example1361................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying System Processes1365................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 59 Monitoring System Processes And Logs1367................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying System Status1368................................................................................................................................................................
Core And Log Files1369................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Core Status1370................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Cores1371................................................................................................................................................................
Saving The Last Core To Compactflash1372................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing The Core Directory1372................................................................................................................................................................
First And Last Core1372................................................................................................................................................................
First And Last Core Verification1373................................................................................................................................................................
Kernel Core Dumps1374................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring External Servers1375................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Module Parameters1375................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Kernel Core Information1375................................................................................................................................................................
Online System Health Management1376................................................................................................................................................................
About Online System Health Management1376................................................................................................................................................................
System Health Initiation1377................................................................................................................................................................
Loopback Test Configuration Frequency1377................................................................................................................................................................
Loopback Test Configuration Frame Length1378................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Failure Action1378................................................................................................................................................................
Test Run Requirements1379................................................................................................................................................................
Tests For A Specified Module1379................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Previous Error Reports1380................................................................................................................................................................
Performing Internal Loopback Tests1381................................................................................................................................................................
Performing External Loopback Tests1382................................................................................................................................................................
Performing Serdes Loopbacks1383................................................................................................................................................................
Interpreting The Current Status1383................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying System Health1384................................................................................................................................................................
On-board Failure Logging1386................................................................................................................................................................
About Obfl1387................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Obfl For The Switch1387................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Obfl For A Module1388................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Obfl Logs1390................................................................................................................................................................
A P P E N D I X 60 Configuration Limits For Cisco Mds San-os Release 3.1(x) And 3.2(x)1392................................................................................................................................................................
Np Links1426................................................................................................................................................................

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Cisco MDS 9000 Family Fabric Manager Configuration Guide, Release 3.x (OL-8222-10, April 2008)  
Brand: HP | Category: Switch | Size: 50.98 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
New And Changed Information53................................................................................................................................................................
Document Conventions70................................................................................................................................................................
Related Documentation72................................................................................................................................................................
Release Notes72................................................................................................................................................................
Compatibility Information72................................................................................................................................................................
Regulatory Compliance And Safety Information72................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Installation72................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Fabric Manager73................................................................................................................................................................
Intelligent Storage Networking Services Configuration Guides73................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting And Reference73................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Documentation And Submitting A Service Request74................................................................................................................................................................
Product Documentation Dvd74................................................................................................................................................................
Ordering Documentation74................................................................................................................................................................
Documentation Feedback75................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Product Security Overview75................................................................................................................................................................
Reporting Security Problems In Cisco Products75................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Technical Assistance76................................................................................................................................................................
Submitting A Service Request77................................................................................................................................................................
Definitions Of Service Request Severity77................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Additional Publications And Information78................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started81................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Overview83................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 Product Overview84................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9500 Series Multilayer Directors84................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9200 Series Fabric Switches85................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9216i Multiprotocol Fabric Switch85................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9222i, Cisco Mds 9216a And Cisco Mds 9216 Multilayer Fabric Switches85................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9100 Series Fixed Configuration Fabric Switches86................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco San-os Software Configuration87................................................................................................................................................................
Tools For Software Configuration87................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9000 Fabric Manager88................................................................................................................................................................
Software Configuration Overview88................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Configuration89................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Configuration89................................................................................................................................................................
Starting A Switch In The Cisco Mds 9000 Family93................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 2 Installation Of Cisco Mds San-os And Fabric Manager94................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Setup Routine94................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing To Configure The Switch94................................................................................................................................................................
Default Login95................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Options95................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Setup Information96................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Out-of-band Management96................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring In-band Management100................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Setup Command104................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Switch104................................................................................................................................................................
Where Do You Go Next?105................................................................................................................................................................
About Cisco Fabric Manager105................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Server106................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Client106................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Server Proxy Services106................................................................................................................................................................
Device Manager107................................................................................................................................................................
Performance Manager107................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Web Server107................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9000 Switch Management107................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Management Solutions Architecture108................................................................................................................................................................
In-band Management And Out-of-band Management109................................................................................................................................................................
Mgmt0109................................................................................................................................................................
Ipfc109................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Management Software110................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Install110................................................................................................................................................................
Supported Software111................................................................................................................................................................
Minimum Hardware Requirements112................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Fabric Manager In Cisco San-os Releases Prior To 3.1(2b)112................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Fabric Manager In Cisco San-os Releases 3.1(2b) And Later To 3.2(1)112................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Database112................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Oracle112................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Postgresql114................................................................................................................................................................
Increasing Udp Buffer Size115................................................................................................................................................................
Database Backup And Restore-postgres115................................................................................................................................................................
Backup116................................................................................................................................................................
Restore116................................................................................................................................................................
Importing Pm Statitics Data To Fabric Manager116................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Fabric Manager116................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Startup Files In Solaris124................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Device Manager124................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Fm/dm Shortcut Manually126................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading The Management Software128................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Fabric Manager Server And Fabric Manager Standalone Version Using The Fabric Manager Update Installer129................................................................................................................................................................
Integrating Cisco Fabric Manager With Other Management Tools130................................................................................................................................................................
Running Fabric Manager Behind A Firewall130................................................................................................................................................................
Uninstalling The Management Software132................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Server Overview133................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Server Features133................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3 Fabric Manager Server134................................................................................................................................................................
Installing And Configuring Fabric Manager Server134................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Fabric Manager Server134................................................................................................................................................................
Unlicensed Versus Licensed Fabric Manager Server135................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Fabric Manager Web Server135................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Performance Manager Collections135................................................................................................................................................................
Managing A Fabric Manager Server Fabric135................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Fabric To Manage Continuously136................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Server Properties File137................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying Fabric Manager Server138................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Or Removing Fabric Manager Server Users138................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Fabric Manager Server User Name And Password139................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Polling Period And Fabric Rediscovery Time139................................................................................................................................................................
Using Device Aliases Or Fc Aliases140................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Device Aliases To The Switch140................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Authentication Overview141................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 4 Authentication In Fabric Manager142................................................................................................................................................................
Best Practices For Discovering A Fabric143................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Discovery For A Fabric143................................................................................................................................................................
Performance Manager Authentication144................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Web Server Authentication145................................................................................................................................................................
About Fabric Manager Client147................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 5 Fabric Manager Client148................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Advanced Mode148................................................................................................................................................................
Launching Fabric Manager Client In Cisco San-os Release 3.2(1) And Later148................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Client Quick Tour152................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Bar153................................................................................................................................................................
Toolbar154................................................................................................................................................................
Logical Domains Pane155................................................................................................................................................................
Filtering156................................................................................................................................................................
Physical Attributes Pane156................................................................................................................................................................
Information Pane156................................................................................................................................................................
Detachable Tables158................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Pane158................................................................................................................................................................
Context Menus160................................................................................................................................................................
Saving The Map160................................................................................................................................................................
Purging Down Elements161................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Fabric Display161................................................................................................................................................................
Filtering By Groups162................................................................................................................................................................
Status Bar164................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Fabric Manager Preferences164................................................................................................................................................................
Network Fabric Discovery165................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying The Device Grouping166................................................................................................................................................................
Using Alias Names As Enclosures166................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling Administrator Access With Users And Roles167................................................................................................................................................................
Using Fabric Manager Wizards167................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Troubleshooting Tools168................................................................................................................................................................
Device Manager Overview169................................................................................................................................................................
Device Manager Features169................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 6 Device Manager170................................................................................................................................................................
Launching Device Manager170................................................................................................................................................................
Using Device Manager170................................................................................................................................................................
Toolbar Icons172................................................................................................................................................................
Dialog Boxes173................................................................................................................................................................
Tabs173................................................................................................................................................................
Legend174................................................................................................................................................................
Supervisor And Switching Modules175................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Device Manager Preferences176................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Web Server Overview177................................................................................................................................................................
Navigating Fabric Manager Web Server178................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 7 Fabric Manager Web Server179................................................................................................................................................................
Using Fabric Manager Web Server With Ssl181................................................................................................................................................................
Launching Fabric Manager Web Server183................................................................................................................................................................
Health184................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Summary Information185................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Fabric Information185................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Syslog Information186................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Analysis Reports187................................................................................................................................................................
Performance188................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Performance Summary Information189................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Performance Information For End Devices190................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Performance Information For Isls191................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Performance Information For Flows192................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Performance Information For Gige Ports193................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Other Statistics193................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Detailed Traffic Information194................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Predicted Future Performance195................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Default Values195................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Own Values196................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Switch Bandwidth197................................................................................................................................................................
Inventory198................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Detailed Information For Vsans198................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Detailed Information For Switches199................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing License Information200................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Detailed Information For Modules200................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Detailed Information For End Devices201................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Detailed Information For Isls202................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Detailed Information For Zones203................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Summary Inventory Information204................................................................................................................................................................
Custom205................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Custom Report Template205................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Custom Reports By Template207................................................................................................................................................................
Generating Custom Reports By Template207................................................................................................................................................................
Modifying A Custom Report Template208................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Scheduled Jobs By Report Template209................................................................................................................................................................
Admin210................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering A Web Server Password211................................................................................................................................................................
Starting, Restarting, And Stopping Services211................................................................................................................................................................
Adding, Editing, And Removing Managed Fabrics212................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Trap And Syslog Registration Information214................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Forwarding Of Notifications For Events215................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing And Disconnecting Clients216................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fabric Manager Server Preferences217................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Removing Communities217................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Aaa Information219................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Removing Users219................................................................................................................................................................
Adding And Removing Roles220................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Performance Collections222................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Other Statistics223................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Collection Thresholds225................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Rrd Database226................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Log Information227................................................................................................................................................................
Download227................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading Fabric Manager Client227................................................................................................................................................................
Performance Manager Architecture229................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 8 Performance Manager230................................................................................................................................................................
Data Interpolation230................................................................................................................................................................
Data Collection230................................................................................................................................................................
Using Performance Thresholds230................................................................................................................................................................
Flow Setup Wizards231................................................................................................................................................................
Flow Statistics Configuration231................................................................................................................................................................
About Flow Statistics232................................................................................................................................................................
Counting Flow Statistics232................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding Span235................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 9 Cisco Traffic Analyzer236................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cisco Traffic Analyzer With Performance Manager236................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding The Paa-2236................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding Cisco Traffic Analyzer237................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Cisco Traffic Analyzer237................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing Traffic Analyzer From Fabric Manager Web Server239................................................................................................................................................................
Licensing Terminology243................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 10 Obtaining And Installing Licenses244................................................................................................................................................................
Licensing Model244................................................................................................................................................................
Licensing High Availability250................................................................................................................................................................
Options To Install A License250................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining A Factory-installed License251................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A Manual Installation251................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining The License Key File251................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The License Key File252................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Licenses Using Fabric Manager License Wizard253................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Or Updating Licenses Using Device Manager254................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying License Features In Use255................................................................................................................................................................
Uninstalling Licenses256................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Licenses256................................................................................................................................................................
Grace Period Alerts257................................................................................................................................................................
License Transfers Between Switches258................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying License Information258................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing License Information In Fabric Manager258................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing License Information In Device Manager258................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Licenses Using Fabric Manager Web Server259................................................................................................................................................................
Fabric Manager Server Licensing259................................................................................................................................................................
About On-demand Port Activation Licensing261................................................................................................................................................................
Port-naming Conventions262................................................................................................................................................................
Port Licensing262................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 11 On-demand Port Activation Licensing263................................................................................................................................................................
License Status Definitions263................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Port Activation Licenses264................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The Status Of Licenses264................................................................................................................................................................
Making A Port Eligible For A License265................................................................................................................................................................
Acquiring A License For A Port266................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning A Switch Name269................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 12 Initial Configuration270................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Module Status270................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Date, Time, And Time Zone271................................................................................................................................................................
Ntp Configuration272................................................................................................................................................................
About Ntp272................................................................................................................................................................
Ntp Configuration Guidelines273................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ntp274................................................................................................................................................................
Edit An Ntp Server Or Peer Configuration274................................................................................................................................................................
Delete An Ntp Server Or Peer275................................................................................................................................................................
Ntp Cfs Distribution276................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Ntp With Cfs276................................................................................................................................................................
Committing Ntp Configuration Changes277................................................................................................................................................................
Discarding Ntp Configuration Changes277................................................................................................................................................................
Releasing Fabric Session Lock277................................................................................................................................................................
Database Merge Guidelines278................................................................................................................................................................
Management Interface Configuration278................................................................................................................................................................
Default Gateway Configuration279................................................................................................................................................................
Telnet Server Connection279................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling A Telnet Connection279................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Cdp280................................................................................................................................................................
About Cfs283................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 13 Using The Cf Infrastructure284................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco San-os Features Using Cfs284................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Features284................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Protocol285................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Distribution Scopes285................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Distribution Modes286................................................................................................................................................................
Uncoordinated Distribution286................................................................................................................................................................
Coordinated Distribution286................................................................................................................................................................
Unrestricted Uncoordinated Distributions286................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Cfs Distribution On A Switch286................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Application Requirements287................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Cfs For An Application288................................................................................................................................................................
Locking The Fabric289................................................................................................................................................................
Committing Changes289................................................................................................................................................................
Discarding Changes290................................................................................................................................................................
Saving The Configuration290................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing A Locked Session290................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Merge Support291................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Cfs Configuration Information291................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Distribution Over Ip292................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Regions294................................................................................................................................................................
About Cfs Regions294................................................................................................................................................................
Managing Cfs Regions Using Fabric Manager295................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Cfs Regions295................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Features To Cfs Regions295................................................................................................................................................................
Moving A Feature To A Different Region296................................................................................................................................................................
Removing A Feature From A Region297................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Cfs Regions297................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Example Using Fabric Manager298................................................................................................................................................................
Cfs Example Using Device Manager301................................................................................................................................................................
Default Settings301................................................................................................................................................................
About Flexattach Virtual Pwwn303................................................................................................................................................................
Flexattach Virtual Pwwn Guidelines And Requirements303................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Flexattach Virtual Pwwn303................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 14 Configuring Flexattach Virtual Pwwn304................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Flexattach Virtual Pwwn304................................................................................................................................................................
Automatically Enabling Flexattach Virtual Pwwn304................................................................................................................................................................
Launching Flexattach In Fabric Manager305................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Enabling Flexattach Virtual Pwwn306................................................................................................................................................................
Mapping Pwwn To Virtual Pwwn308................................................................................................................................................................
Debugging Flexattach Virtual Pwwn310................................................................................................................................................................
Security Settings For Flexattach Virtual Pwwn310................................................................................................................................................................
Flexattach Virtual Pwwn Cfs Distribution311................................................................................................................................................................
Difference Between San Device Virtualization And Flexattach Port Virtualization311................................................................................................................................................................
About Software Images313................................................................................................................................................................
Dependent Factors For Software Installation313................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Correct Software Images For Cisco Mds 9100 Series Switches314................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Correct Software Images For Cisco Mds 9200 Series Switches314................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting The Correct Software Images For Cisco Mds 9500 Family Switches314................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 15 Software Image315................................................................................................................................................................
Essential Upgrade Prerequisites315................................................................................................................................................................
Software Upgrade Methods317................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Software Compatibility317................................................................................................................................................................
Automated Upgrades318................................................................................................................................................................
Benefits Of Using The Software Install Wizard318................................................................................................................................................................
Recognizing Failure Cases319................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Software Install Wizard320................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrading Services Modules323................................................................................................................................................................
Non-disruptive Upgrades On Fabric And Modular Switches324................................................................................................................................................................
Preparing For A Non-disruptive Upgrade On Fabric And Modular Switches324................................................................................................................................................................
Performing A Non-disruptive Upgrade On A Fabric Switch325................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining Supervisor Modules325................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Supervisor Modules326................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Supervisor Module Boot Variable Version326................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Supervisor Module Bootflash Memory326................................................................................................................................................................
Standby Supervisor Module Boot Alert326................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Generation 2 Modules In Generation 1 Chassis327................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Modules327................................................................................................................................................................
About Flash Devices329................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 16 Managing Configuration Files330................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Bootflash:330................................................................................................................................................................
Formatting Flash Devices And File Systems330................................................................................................................................................................
Initializing Internal Bootflash:330................................................................................................................................................................
Using The File System331................................................................................................................................................................
Flash Files331................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Directory332................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Existing File Or Directory333................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Files334................................................................................................................................................................
Performing Other File Manipulation Tasks335................................................................................................................................................................
Working With Configuration Files336................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading Configuration Files To The Switch336................................................................................................................................................................
Saving The Running Configuration336................................................................................................................................................................
Saving Startup Configurations In The Fabric337................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up The Current Configuration337................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring High Availability339................................................................................................................................................................
About High Availability339................................................................................................................................................................
Switchover Mechanisms340................................................................................................................................................................
Ha Switchover Characteristics340................................................................................................................................................................
Initiating A Switchover340................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 17 Configuring High Availability341................................................................................................................................................................
Synchronizing Supervisor Modules343................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Switch Hardware Inventory345................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 18 Managing System Hardware346................................................................................................................................................................
Running The Compactflash Report346................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Switch Serial Number347................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Power Usage Information347................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Configuration Modes348................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply Configuration Guidelines349................................................................................................................................................................
About Crossbar Management351................................................................................................................................................................
Operational Considerations When Removing Crossbars352................................................................................................................................................................
Graceful Shutdown Of A Crossbar352................................................................................................................................................................
Backward Compatibility For Generation 1 Modules In Cisco Mds 9513 Directors354................................................................................................................................................................
About Module Temperature354................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Module Temperature355................................................................................................................................................................
About Fan Modules355................................................................................................................................................................
About Modules357................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 19 Managing Module358................................................................................................................................................................
Supervisor Modules358................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Modules359................................................................................................................................................................
Services Modules359................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying The Status Of A Module359................................................................................................................................................................
Obtaining Supervisor Module Statistics360................................................................................................................................................................
Checking The State Of A Module360................................................................................................................................................................
Reloading Modules361................................................................................................................................................................
Reloading A Switch361................................................................................................................................................................
Power Cycling Modules362................................................................................................................................................................
Preserving Module Configuration363................................................................................................................................................................
Powering Off Switching Modules364................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying Module Leds365................................................................................................................................................................
Switch Configuration371................................................................................................................................................................
Common Interface Configuration373................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 20 Configuring Interface374................................................................................................................................................................
Fibre Channel Interfaces374................................................................................................................................................................
Port Switching Module Configuration Guidelines374................................................................................................................................................................
About Interface Modes375................................................................................................................................................................
Np Ports377................................................................................................................................................................
Auto Mode379................................................................................................................................................................
About Interface States379................................................................................................................................................................
Administrative States379................................................................................................................................................................
Operational States379................................................................................................................................................................
Reason Codes380................................................................................................................................................................
Graceful Shutdown383................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Interface Administrative State383................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Interface Modes384................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Administrative Speeds384................................................................................................................................................................
Autosensing385................................................................................................................................................................
About Interface Descriptions385................................................................................................................................................................
About Frame Encapsulation385................................................................................................................................................................
About Receive Data Field Size385................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Receive Data Field Size385................................................................................................................................................................
Identifying The Beacon Leds386................................................................................................................................................................
About Speed Leds386................................................................................................................................................................
About Beacon Mode387................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Beacon Mode387................................................................................................................................................................
About Bit Error Thresholds387................................................................................................................................................................
Switch Port Attribute Default Values388................................................................................................................................................................
About Sfp Transmitter Types388................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Sfp Transmitter Types388................................................................................................................................................................
About Gathering Interface Statistics389................................................................................................................................................................
Gathering Interface Statistics389................................................................................................................................................................
Tl Ports For Private Loops390................................................................................................................................................................
About Tl Ports390................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Tl Ports391................................................................................................................................................................
About Tl Port Alpa Caches391................................................................................................................................................................
Buffer Credits392................................................................................................................................................................
About Buffer-to-buffer Credits392................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Buffer-to-buffer Credits392................................................................................................................................................................
About Performance Buffers393................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Performance Buffers393................................................................................................................................................................
About Extended Bb_credits393................................................................................................................................................................
Extended Bb_credits On Generation 1 Switching Modules394................................................................................................................................................................
Extended Bb_credits On Generation 2 Switching Modules395................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Extended Bb_credits395................................................................................................................................................................
Management Interfaces395................................................................................................................................................................
About Management Interfaces395................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Management Interfaces396................................................................................................................................................................
Vsan Interfaces396................................................................................................................................................................
About Vsan Interfaces396................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Vsan Interfaces397................................................................................................................................................................
About Npv399................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 21 Configuring N Port Virtualization400................................................................................................................................................................
Np Links401................................................................................................................................................................
Internal Flogi Parameters401................................................................................................................................................................
Default Port Numbers402................................................................................................................................................................
Npv Guidelines And Requirements402................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Npv403................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Vsan Support403................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Npv With Fabric Manager403................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Npv Setup Wizard404................................................................................................................................................................
Dpvm Configuration419................................................................................................................................................................
Npv And Port Security420................................................................................................................................................................
About Generation 2 Modules And Switches421................................................................................................................................................................
Port Groups422................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 22 Configuring Generation 2 Switches And Modules423................................................................................................................................................................
Port Rate Modes424................................................................................................................................................................
Dedicated Mode426................................................................................................................................................................
Shared Mode426................................................................................................................................................................
Dynamic Bandwidth Management426................................................................................................................................................................
Out-of-service Interfaces427................................................................................................................................................................
Buffer Credit Allocation427................................................................................................................................................................
Buffer Pools428................................................................................................................................................................
Bb_credit Buffers For Switching Modules429................................................................................................................................................................
Port 4-gbps Fibre Channel Module Bb_credit Buffers429................................................................................................................................................................
Port Fibre Channel/4-port Gigabitethernet Multiservice Module Bb_credit Buffers432................................................................................................................................................................
Port 4-gbps Switching Module Bb_credit Buffers432................................................................................................................................................................
Port 10-gbps Switching Module Bb_credit Buffers433................................................................................................................................................................
Bb_credit Buffers For Fabric Switches434................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9134 Fabric Switch Bb_credit Buffers434................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9124 Fabric Switch Bb_credit Buffers434................................................................................................................................................................
Cisco Mds 9222i Multiservice Modular Switch Bb_credit Buffers435................................................................................................................................................................
Extended Bb_credits435................................................................................................................................................................
About Combining Generation 1 And Generation 2 Switching Modules435................................................................................................................................................................
Port Indexes436................................................................................................................................................................
Portchannels437................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Generation 2 Module Interface Shared Resources438................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Guidelines For 48-port And 24-port 4-gbps Fibre Channel Switching Modules439................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating From Shared Mode To Dedicated Mode439................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating From Dedicated Mode To Shared Mode439................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Guidelines For 12-port 4-gbps Switching Module Interfaces440................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Guidelines For 4-port 10-gbps Switching Module Interfaces440................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Port Speed441................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Rate Mode442................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Oversubscription Ratio Restrictions443................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Restrictions On Oversubscription Ratios444................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Restrictions On Oversubscription Ratios445................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Bandwidth Fairness446................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Bandwidth Fairness446................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Bandwidth Fairness447................................................................................................................................................................
Upgrade Or Downgrade Scenario448................................................................................................................................................................
Taking Interfaces Out Of Service448................................................................................................................................................................
Releasing Shared Resources In A Port Group449................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Sfp Diagnostic Information450................................................................................................................................................................
About Portchannels453................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 23 Configuring Portchannels454................................................................................................................................................................
Portchannel Examples454................................................................................................................................................................
About Portchanneling And Trunking455................................................................................................................................................................
About Load Balancing456................................................................................................................................................................
Portchannel Configuration458................................................................................................................................................................
About Portchannel Configuration460................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Portchannels460................................................................................................................................................................
About Portchannel Modes463................................................................................................................................................................
About Portchannel Deletion464................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Portchannels464................................................................................................................................................................
Interfaces In A Portchannel465................................................................................................................................................................
About Interface Addition To A Portchannel465................................................................................................................................................................
Compatibility Check466................................................................................................................................................................
Suspended And Isolated States466................................................................................................................................................................
Adding An Interface To A Portchannel466................................................................................................................................................................
Forcing An Interface Addition467................................................................................................................................................................
About Interface Deletion From A Portchannel468................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Interface From A Portchannel468................................................................................................................................................................
Portchannel Protocol468................................................................................................................................................................
About Channel Group Creation469................................................................................................................................................................
About Autocreation470................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling And Configuring Autocreation471................................................................................................................................................................
About Manually Configured Channel Groups471................................................................................................................................................................
Converting To Manually Configured Channel Groups471................................................................................................................................................................
Portchannel Configuration Verification472................................................................................................................................................................
About Trunking475................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 24 Configuring Trunking476................................................................................................................................................................
Trunking Configuration Guidelines476................................................................................................................................................................
Trunking Protocol476................................................................................................................................................................
About Trunk Mode477................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Trunk Mode477................................................................................................................................................................
About Trunk-allowed Vsan Lists478................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring An Allowed-active List Of Vsans480................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Domain Parameters483................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 25 Configuring Domain Parameters484................................................................................................................................................................
Fibre Channel Domains484................................................................................................................................................................
About Domain Restart485................................................................................................................................................................
Restarting A Domain485................................................................................................................................................................
About Switch Priority486................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Switch Priority487................................................................................................................................................................
About Fcdomain Initiation487................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Or Disabling Fcdomains487................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Fabric Names488................................................................................................................................................................
About Incoming Rcfs488................................................................................................................................................................
Rejecting Incoming Rcfs488................................................................................................................................................................
About Autoreconfiguring Merged Fabrics489................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Autoreconfiguration489................................................................................................................................................................
Domain Ids490................................................................................................................................................................
About Domain Ids490................................................................................................................................................................
Specifying Static Or Preferred Domain Ids492................................................................................................................................................................
About Allowed Domain Id Lists493................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Allowed Domain Id Lists493................................................................................................................................................................
About Cfs Distribution Of Allowed Domain Id Lists494................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Distribution494................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing A Fabric Lock496................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Pending Changes496................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Session Status496................................................................................................................................................................
About Contiguous Domain Id Assignments497................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Contiguous Domain Id Assignments497................................................................................................................................................................
About Persistent Fc Ids499................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling The Persistent Fc Id Feature499................................................................................................................................................................
About Persistent Fc Id Configuration499................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Persistent Fc Ids500................................................................................................................................................................
About Unique Area Fc Ids For Hbas501................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Unique Area Fc Ids For An Hba501................................................................................................................................................................
About Persistent Fc Id Selective Purging503................................................................................................................................................................
Purging Persistent Fc Ids503................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Fcdomain Statistics504................................................................................................................................................................
About Vsans509................................................................................................................................................................
Vsans Topologies509................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 26 Configuring And Managing Vsan511................................................................................................................................................................
Vsan Advantages511................................................................................................................................................................
Vsans Versus Zones512................................................................................................................................................................
Vsan Configuration513................................................................................................................................................................
About Vsan Creation514................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Vsans Statically514................................................................................................................................................................
About Port Vsan Membership515................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Static Port Vsan Membership516................................................................................................................................................................
About The Default Vsan516................................................................................................................................................................
About The Isolated Vsan516................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Isolated Vsan Membership517................................................................................................................................................................
Operational State Of A Vsan517................................................................................................................................................................
About Static Vsan Deletion517................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Static Vsans518................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Load Balancing519................................................................................................................................................................
About Interop Mode520................................................................................................................................................................
About Ficon Vsans520................................................................................................................................................................
About Sdv521................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 27 San Device Virtualization522................................................................................................................................................................
Key Concepts523................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Sdv524................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Virtual Device524................................................................................................................................................................
Linking A Virtual Device With A Physical Device526................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Fabric Merge Conflicts527................................................................................................................................................................
Sdv Requirements And Guidelines528................................................................................................................................................................
Dpvm531................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 28 Creating Dynamic Vsan532................................................................................................................................................................
About Dpvm Configuration532................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Dpvm With The Dpvm Wizard532................................................................................................................................................................
About Dpvm Databases533................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Dpvm Config And Pending Databases534................................................................................................................................................................
Activating Dpvm Config Databases535................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Pending Database536................................................................................................................................................................
About Autolearned Entries537................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Autolearning537................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing Learned Entries538................................................................................................................................................................
Dpvm Database Distribution538................................................................................................................................................................
About Dpvm Database Distribution539................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Dpvm Database Distribution539................................................................................................................................................................
About Locking The Fabric540................................................................................................................................................................
About Copying Dpvm Databases543................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Dpvm Databases543................................................................................................................................................................
Comparing Database Differences543................................................................................................................................................................
Inter-vsan Routing545................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 29 Configuring Inter-vsan Routing546................................................................................................................................................................
About Ivr546................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Features547................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Terminology547................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Limits Summary548................................................................................................................................................................
Fibre Channel Header Modifications548................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Nat Requirements And Guidelines549................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Vsan Topology550................................................................................................................................................................
Autonomous Fabric Id551................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Interoperability551................................................................................................................................................................
About The Ivr Zone Wizard551................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Using The Ivr Zone Wizard551................................................................................................................................................................
Manual Ivr Configuration553................................................................................................................................................................
About Ivr Nat And Auto Topology554................................................................................................................................................................
Transit Vsan Guidelines554................................................................................................................................................................
Border Switch Guidelines554................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Nat And Ivr Auto Topology556................................................................................................................................................................
About Afids556................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Default Afids556................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Individual Afids557................................................................................................................................................................
About Ivr Without Ivr Nat Or Auto Topology557................................................................................................................................................................
Domain Id Guidelines558................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Without Nat559................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Creating The Ivr Topology559................................................................................................................................................................
Activating A Manually Configured Ivr Topology561................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing The Configured Ivr Topology561................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating From Ivr Auto Topology Mode To Manual Mode562................................................................................................................................................................
About Ivr Virtual Domains562................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Virtual Domains563................................................................................................................................................................
About Persistent Fc Ids For Ivr563................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Persistent Fc Ids For Ivr564................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Logging Levels565................................................................................................................................................................
Ivr Zones And Ivr Zone Sets566................................................................................................................................................................
About Ivr Zones566................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Ivr Zone Creation567................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Zones And Ivr Zone Sets568................................................................................................................................................................
About Activating Zone Sets And Using The Force Option570................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering An Ivr Full Zone Database572................................................................................................................................................................
Recovering An Ivr Full Topology573................................................................................................................................................................
About Luns In Ivr Zoning574................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Luns In Ivr Zoning574................................................................................................................................................................
About Qos In Ivr Zones574................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Qos For Ivr Zones574................................................................................................................................................................
Renaming Ivr Zones And Ivr Zone Sets574................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing The Ivr Zone Database575................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ivr Using Read-only Zoning575................................................................................................................................................................
System Image Downgrading Considerations575................................................................................................................................................................
Resolving Database Merge Failures577................................................................................................................................................................
About Zoning579................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 30 Configuring And Managing Zone580................................................................................................................................................................
Zoning Example580................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Implementation581................................................................................................................................................................
Active And Full Zone Set Considerations583................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Quick Config Wizard585................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Configuration588................................................................................................................................................................
About The Edit Full Zone Database Tool589................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Zone Using The Zone Configuration Tool590................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Zone Members592................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Sets593................................................................................................................................................................
About Zone Set Creation594................................................................................................................................................................
Activating A Zone Set595................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Zone Membership Information597................................................................................................................................................................
About The Default Zone597................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Default Zone598................................................................................................................................................................
About Fc Alias Creation598................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Fc Aliases599................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Members To Aliases599................................................................................................................................................................
Converting Zone Members To Pwwn-based Members601................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Enforcement603................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Set Distribution603................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Full Zone Set Distribution603................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling A One-time Distribution604................................................................................................................................................................
About Recovering From Link Isolation605................................................................................................................................................................
Importing And Exporting Zone Sets605................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Set Duplication606................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Zone Sets607................................................................................................................................................................
About Backing Up And Restoring Zones607................................................................................................................................................................
Backing Up And Restoring Zones608................................................................................................................................................................
Renaming Zones, Zone Sets, And Aliases608................................................................................................................................................................
Cloning Zones, Zone Sets, Fc Aliases, And Zone Attribute Groups609................................................................................................................................................................
Migrating A Non-mds Database610................................................................................................................................................................
Clearing The Zone Server Database610................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Zone Attributes610................................................................................................................................................................
About Zone-based Traffic Priority611................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Zone-based Traffic Priority611................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Default Zone Qos Priority Attributes612................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Default Zone Policy613................................................................................................................................................................
About Broadcast Zoning613................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Broadcast Zoning614................................................................................................................................................................
About Lun Zoning614................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring A Lun-based Zone615................................................................................................................................................................
Assigning Luns To Storage Subsystems616................................................................................................................................................................
About Read-only Zones616................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Read-only Zones617................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Zone Information617................................................................................................................................................................
Enhanced Zoning618................................................................................................................................................................
About Enhanced Zoning618................................................................................................................................................................
Changing From Basic Zoning To Enhanced Zoning619................................................................................................................................................................
Changing From Enhanced Zoning To Basic Zoning619................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Enhanced Zoning620................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Attribute Groups620................................................................................................................................................................
Merging The Database620................................................................................................................................................................
Analyzing A Zone Merge621................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Zone Merge Control Policies622................................................................................................................................................................
Compacting The Zone Database For Downgrading622................................................................................................................................................................
About Device Aliases625................................................................................................................................................................
Device Alias Features625................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 31 Distributing Device Alias Services626................................................................................................................................................................
Device Alias Requirements626................................................................................................................................................................
Zone Aliases Versus Device Aliases626................................................................................................................................................................
Device Alias Databases626................................................................................................................................................................
About Device Alias Distribution627................................................................................................................................................................
Distributing The Device Alias Database627................................................................................................................................................................
About Creating A Device Alias628................................................................................................................................................................
Creating A Device Alias628................................................................................................................................................................
Legacy Zone Alias Conversion629................................................................................................................................................................
Device Alias Statistics Cleanup630................................................................................................................................................................
C H A P T E R 32 Configuring Fibre Channel Routing Services And Protocols634................................................................................................................................................................
About Fspf634................................................................................................................................................................
Fspf Examples634................................................................................................................................................................
Fault Tolerant Fabric634................................................................................................................................................................
Redundant Links635................................................................................................................................................................
Fail-over Scenarios For Portchannels And Fspf Links635................................................................................................................................................................
Fspf Global Configuration636................................................................................................................................................................
About Spf Computational Hold Times636................................................................................................................................................................
About Link State Records636................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fspf On A Vsan637................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting Fspf To The Default Configuration637................................................................................................................................................................
Enabling Or Disabling Fspf638................................................................................................................................................................
Fspf Interface Configuration638................................................................................................................................................................
About Fspf Link Cost638................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fspf Link Cost639................................................................................................................................................................
About Hello Time Intervals639................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Hello Time Intervals640................................................................................................................................................................
About Dead Time Intervals640................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Dead Time Intervals640................................................................................................................................................................
About Retransmitting Intervals640................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Retransmitting Intervals641................................................................................................................................................................
About Disabling Fspf For Specific Interfaces641................................................................................................................................................................
Disabling Fspf For Specific Interfaces641................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Fspf Database642................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Fspf Statistics643................................................................................................................................................................
Fspf Routes644................................................................................................................................................................
About Fibre Channel Routes644................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Fibre Channel Routes644................................................................................................................................................................
About Broadcast And Multicast Routing646................................................................................................................................................................
About Multicast Root Switch646................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Multicast Root Switch646................................................................................................................................................................
In-order Delivery647................................................................................................................................................................
About Reordering Network Frames647................................................................................................................................................................
About Reordering Portchannel Frames649.............................................................................................................