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Registered: ‎08-11-2010

BNA 11.1.3 zoning doesn't show attached F-ports on DCX at FOS 6.4.1a, only displays E-ports (ISls).

BNA 11.1.3 monitoring two Fabrics (amongst others), based on a pair of Brocade DCXs at 6.4.1a.

 

Wishing to use BNA zoning tab to view attached F-port alisases on each DCX.....one fabric DXC displays both F-ports and E-ports but other only shows the E-ports.

 

Any thoughts please - ?  Is this swtichbased rather than BNA related ......logging on to DCX in question the "swtichshow" output displays F-ports and E-ports as expected.

 

 

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Registered: ‎08-11-2010

Re: BNA 11.1.3 zoning doesn't show attached F-ports on DCX at FOS 6.4.1a, only displays E-ports (ISls).

I'm replying to my own question, at  least to update that this also manifests as a disrepancy in the output of "nsallshow" on

the principal  and subordinate switch, i.e the 48k   and DCX  respectively.

 

397 Nx_Ports in the Fabric }
DCX:admin>

 

 

253 Nx_Ports in the Fabric }
DCX:admin>

 

 

 

How does one remedy this discrepancy on the same fabric ?

 

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Re: BNA 11.1.3 zoning doesn't show attached F-ports on DCX at FOS 6.4.1a, only displays E-ports (ISls).

CORRECTION - correct switchnames now

 

I'm replying to my own question, at  least to update that this also manifests as a disrepancy in the output of "nsallshow" on

the principal  and subordinate switch, i.e the 48k   and DCX  respectively.

 

397 Nx_Ports in the Fabric }
DCX:admin>

 

 

253 Nx_Ports in the Fabric }
48k:admin>

 

 

 

How does one remedy this discrepancy on the same fabric ?

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Re: BNA 11.1.3 zoning doesn't show attached F-ports on DCX at FOS 6.4.1a, only displays E-ports (ISls).

More of a forum help post than helping you with an answer but;

In each upper righthand corner of each post you'll find and options menu which allows you to edit your own posts.

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Registered: ‎08-11-2010

Re: BNA 11.1.3 zoning doesn't show attached F-ports on DCX at FOS 6.4.1a, only displays E-ports (ISls).

thanks for that dion re. the housekeeping...... any ideas on the ns issue ?

 

we've attempted demoting / promoting fabricprincipal without success..... next up is a reboot -f on the 48k that shows the lower ns entries.

 

Question is can i resignal the ns daemon - logged in a root - ie

# kill -HUP <pid nsd> ... or restart ns in some other way without precipitating a failover or panic .

 

I've searched but can't find any advise on restarting ns... other than via a reboot.

 

john

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