06-21-2011 06:31 AM
I need to evaluate SFPs age on a 48k core switch
How should i interpret the "date code" information line from the sfpshow command?
admin> sfpshow 2/15| grep Date
Date Code: 100513
admin> sfpshow 2/14| grep Date
Date Code: 060701
At first glance it look like as simple as 3 fields YEAR MONTH DAY sticked together
100513 -> 2010 May 13th
060701 -> 2006 July 1st
But i always mistrust too fast and obvious thought
Cannot find any answer nor in Command Ref Guide nor in Brocade forum
06-21-2011 08:43 AM
Your assumption is correct.
The Date Code field format is defined in the SFP Multi-Source Agreement as YYMMDDLL where YY is year (two digits), MM is month, DD is day, and LL is vendor specific lot or batch number.
LL can be left blank, while the other three fields are mandatory.
Hope this helps,