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Backup slowness after changing the SAN switch

We have a netbackup environment Recently we changed the connectivity of two of our sql servers(cluster servers) from one SAN switch(MDS 9509) to another (MDS 9513) followed by which we are ...
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Any good apps to visualize what's happening on an iSCSI Storage network

I'm a developer/SQL type person that has inherited an iSCSI SAN/Vmware setup in the past year. HP Lefthand P4500 SAN. Single iSCSI switch - HP Procurve 2810. Dell Equallogic PS6010E 10gb SAN (not used ...
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Sizing Switches for Storage and Production

Couple questions. Should you always completely separate the storage network switches from production switches or are VLANs fine to segment this traffic? Is there a golden rule here? How do you ...
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Power Cycle Cisco MDS 9506

Would someone walk me through the steps to power cycle a Cisco MDS 9506 FC switch? It would help if you would provide a link to relevant documentation for this procedure. I must perform a power ...
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DS2401 Mcdata switch offline

I've two DS2401 Mcdata switches. One is pinging fine and accessible while the other is not.switch is not responding to ping or http requests. I'm remotely managing this switch. Is there a way I can ...
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what are Domains?

When we deal with Cisco / Brocade Fabric switches ,we come across Domains . What exactly is the purpose of a domain in a switch and how many Domains can we 've ? Appreciate if some one can give ...
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unable to login to CISCO management IP

I 'm inable to login to my fabric CISCO switch ( MDS 9506) through management IP It's giving an error- when logging it from Device manager "10.20.XX.XX" timed out Busy Network, No Route, or snmpd ...
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how to look for alias name in Cisco MDS switch

I 've cisco MDS switch(9506). I have created aliases ,now i want to check for the alias name like "CLAR4682_spa2" . *I 've the wwn info. with me and i want to make use of it to find the alias name ...
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Ports logged into switch

How do I check what cellera ports are logged into my MDS 9505 series switches? Thanks!
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alias name in brocade

how do i look for alias name using the WWN in brocade. Say i have created an alias "CentosNode2Port1" using switch show i get the WWN ,but how to look for the alias name. alishow (WWN) is not ...
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need help with Brocade switch

How do i find the Area ID in brocade switch and what command will help me see the HBA wwn and storage port connected to the brocade switch. please help gui/Cli .. thanks in advance..
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What is a Blade?

In cisco (FC switches) we've it mentioned something like fc1/6 or fc2/4 meaning fc switch blade 1 port 6 or FC switch blade 2 port 4. I would like to know what exactly that blade means??