[rescue] Brocade Switches

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at zill.net
Sat Dec 20 18:08:25 CST 2003

On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 05:17:27PM -0800, Scotty Logan wrote:
> On Nov 26, 2003, at 2:33 PM, Eric Dittman wrote:
> > I have two Brocade switches I'm trying to connect together.  One is a
> > Dell-relabelled SilkWorm Express (Dell PowerVault 50F) and the other
> > is a Brocade SilkWorm II.  When I connect them together I get an error
> > that the SAN is segmented.  Could this be because the SilkWorm II has
> > V1.4 firmware and the PowerVault 50F had V1.6 firmware?
> Some things that you may have already checked:
> 1 do the switches have different domain IDs?
> 2 do the zonesets have the same name?
> 3 if there are zones with the same name on each switch, do they contain 
> the same members?

A piece of info that might add clarity is that the naming system used
is essentially the same design as DNS.  Imagine the RFCs for DNS
re-worded and where "DNS" appears, the appropriate Brocade marketing
speak is written over top in crayon.


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