As someone that implements Brocades SANs on a semi-regular basis, I thought I’d stop by their stand and see if they had anything interesting on show and it turns out they did.
The project I am currently working on has a number of Brocade fabrics (4) after adding 3 new ones and managing them would have [...]
I recently came across a problem whereby a Rescan SAN was taking an absolute age, like 15 minutes from the VI Client. Now I love the VI Client, but sometimes it just doesn’t give you enough information when it is doing things. To be fair most of the time the verbose information is [...]
I don’t know if you are like me and feel initially a little bit nervous about messages that contain phrases like “there may be some interruption to I/O”.
Anybody using Brocade Fibre Switches on a regular basis will notice that sometimes the web interface can sometimes be, shall we say funky!
It sometimes show defragmented fabric in the web browser, but there is no reason for it etc.
Here’s an overview of some useful commands that you can execute from the Telnet command line: