10-22-2007 08:51 AM
We have all of our SAN switches configured to automatically FTP any dumps to a central location. However there is one major frustration with this, there does not appear to be a quick/easy way to identify which switch has taken a dump. Generated dump names take the form of:
10-23-2007 07:15 AM
I use a low-tech approach for this. On my FTP server, I create a separate sub-directory for every switch and then point my ftpsaves to that directory. It's quick and easy to telll who dumped when.
10-24-2007 11:45 PM
Unfortunately that does not appear entirely correct. All of the switches in our fabrics do have a unique name set with 'SWITCHNAME'. It would have seemed sensible if the dump names were generated using this name, however it appears that for some reason the dumps use the 'CHASSISNAME' instead (checked 'TRACEDUMP' in the command manual). Surely for models such as 12000, this is misleading (two switches, one chassis).So yet another value that I get to go and set on all our switches ...