Fibre Channel (SAN)

Reply
New Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-22-2016

What's the best practice for removing & relocating a switch?

What's the best practice for removing & relocating a switch? We are getting rid of a rack and simply need to relocate the switch to a different rack in the same Data Center. What is the best practice here to limit downtime and impact.

Brocade Moderator
Posts: 284
Registered: ‎08-31-2009

Re: What's the best practice for removing & relocating a switch?

Hello,

 

If you are running with 2 Fabrics, make sure all the disks and servers are running dual paths and all paths are activated on the other Fabric (you can force also to use only 1 path which will stay active before the switch removal). If you are running only one Fabric, prepare servers and disks to that shotdown first to make sure to have a good recovery.

Any and all information provided by me is not reviewed, approved or endorsed by Brocade and is provided solely as a convenience for Brocade customers. All systems and all networks are different and unique. If you have a service affecting network problem, please open a TAC service request for service through Brocade, or through your OEM equipment provider. If this provided you with a solution to this issue, please mark it with the button at the bottom "Accept as solution"

Join the Community

Get quick and easy access to valuable resource designed to help you manage your Brocade Network.