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what is the defualt port type on HP brocade san switches (Brocade 16Gb/28c SAN Switch P/N: C8S46A )

I am using the following brocade san switch and would like to know what is the default port type . Is it F-port set as default in the below mentioned san switch

 

sw0:admin> version
Kernel: 2.6.14.2
Fabric OS: v7.4.1c
Made on: Tue Apr 19 00:33:11 2016
Flash: Wed Sep 7 10:18:14 2016
BootProm: 1.0.11

 

Currently switchshow command output shows F-port

 

sw0:admin> switchshow
switchName: sw0
switchType: 129.1
switchState: Online
switchMode: Native
switchRole: Principal
switchDomain: 1
switchId: fffc01
switchWwn: 10:00:c4:f5:7c:36:5a:13
zoning: ON (HPE18_SWITCH01_EMC05)
switchBeacon: OFF
FC Router: OFF
FC Router BB Fabric ID: 1
Address Mode: 0
HIF Mode: OFF

Index Port Address Media Speed State Proto
==================================================
0 0 010000 id N16 No_Light FC (No POD License) Disabled
1 1 010100 cu N16 Online FC F-Port 50:01:43:80:36:85:69:68
2 2 010200 cu N16 Online FC F-Port 50:01:43:80:36:85:5f:e4
3 3 010300 cu N16 Online FC F-Port 50:01:43:80:36:85:60:0c
4 4 010400 cu N16 Online FC F-Port 50:01:43:80:36:85:5a:f4
5 5 010500 cu N16 In_Sync FC Disabled (Persistent)
6 6 010600 cu N16 In_Sync FC Disabled (Persistent)
7 7 010700 cu N16 In_Sync FC Disabled (Persistent)
8 8 010800 cu N16 In_Sync FC Disabled (Persistent)
9 9 010900 cu N16 In_Sync FC Disabled (Persistent)
10 10 010a00 cu N16 In_Sync FC Disabled (Persistent)
11 11 010b00 cu N16 In_Sync FC (No POD License) Disabled (Persistent)
12 12 010c00 cu N16 In_Sync FC (No POD License) Disabled (Persistent)
13 13 010d00 cu N16 In_Sync FC (No POD License) Disabled (Persistent)
14 14 010e00 cu N16 In_Sync FC (No POD License) Disabled (Persistent)
15 15 010f00 cu N16 In_Sync FC (No POD License) Disabled (Persistent)
16 16 011000 cu N16 In_Sync FC (No POD License) Disabled (Persistent)
17 17 011100 id N8 Online FC F-Port 50:06:01:69:09:60:14:a7
18 18 011200 id N8 Online FC F-Port 50:06:01:60:09:60:14:a7
19 19 011300 id N8 Online FC F-Port 50:06:01:68:09:60:0c:4b
20 20 011400 id N8 Online FC F-Port 50:06:01:60:09:60:0c:4b
21 21 011500 id N16 No_Light FC
22 22 011600 id N16 No_Light FC
23 23 011700 id N16 No_Light FC (No POD License) Disabled
24 24 011800 id N16 No_Light FC (No POD License) Disabled
25 25 011900 id N16 No_Light FC (No POD License) Disabled
26 26 011a00 id N16 No_Light FC (No POD License) Disabled
27 27 011b00 id N16 No_Light FC (No POD License) Disabled
sw0:admin>

 

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Registered: ‎04-27-2009

Re: what is the defualt port type on HP brocade san switches (Brocade 16Gb/28c SAN Switch P/N: C8S46A )

Hello,

 

by default any port can become F-Port or E-Port, it depends on what you connect. Host and Storage does log in as F-Port, ISLs will be E-Ports.

With portcfg commands you can restirict which port types are allowed to login on specific if desired.

 

TL

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Posts: 164
Registered: ‎05-11-2011

Re: what is the defualt port type on HP brocade san switches (Brocade 16Gb/28c SAN Switch P/N: C8S46A )

Hi,

 

default Port-Type is an U-Port (Universal Port).

 

The rest was posted by Thomas

Kind Regards
Ralf

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