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Registered: ‎11-26-2010

Brocade Switch shows ISL link as G port online

HI ,

I have connected new 5100 to 3900 switch , however the port shows as G port online. Can you help me to identify problem.

From 3900

bys1ab1: 31  31   id    N2   Online           G-Port

from 5100

bys1ab2: 15  15   id    N8   No_Light         G-Port

vivek

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Registered: ‎03-01-2007

Re: Brocade Switch shows ISL link as G port online

G_Port = A generic port that supports either E_Port or F_Port functionality.

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New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎11-26-2010

Re: Brocade Switch shows ISL link as G port online

Hi Abba,

I do agree that but why there is no wwn displayed on 3900 why the connected brocade switch 5100 gets all zones from 3900 .

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Posts: 644
Registered: ‎03-01-2007

Re: Brocade Switch shows ISL link as G port online

--->>>....but why there is no wwn displayed on 3900...

This is another story as you native Q. about G_Port.

are both switch Compatible by FOS ?

Is the switch parameters config correct set on both Switches ?

Is the Zone cfg correct set and active ?

what say "nsshow"

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Posts: 4
Registered: ‎10-22-2009

Re: Brocade Switch shows ISL link as G port online

Check your port configurations on both switches.

portcfgshow

Ensure both have this value set properly

Disabled E_Port           OFF

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