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Brocade VCS Fabric Technology: Test Cases for Feature-Function Validation

by on ‎02-27-2013 10:19 AM (4,134 Views)

The Strategic Solutions Lab just posted a new publication in the Strategic Solutions Publication forum:

Brocade VCS Fabric Technology: Test Cases for Feature-Function Validation


   Example Test Configuration

This document provides a series of test cases that demonstrate and validate features and functions provided in Brocade VDX Switches running Brocade Network Operating System (NOS).  VDX switches include Brocade VCS Fabric technology that removes many of the limitations facing datacenter networks supporting virtualization, cloud computing and ever larger amounts of data storage.

The test cases demonstrate the benefits of a VCS Fabric including improved performance, availability, and simple configuration and management, and also show interoperability of a VCS Fabric with classic Ethernet environments using Spanning Tree Protocol (STP).

For environments where Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) is used, there are configuration and test cases covering FCoE and FCoE to Fibre Channel connectivity.

The commands listed in the various test cases are provided as working examples. Other NOS commands may be accomplish similar test results. Test cases do not cover every configuration step required to run a particular test, but show key commands with sufficient description to create a complete test case . It is expected that the engineer conducting testing will have a working knowledge of Brocade VDX Switches, Brocade NOS and have access to the latest Brocade Network Operating System Administrator Guide.

on ‎03-07-2013 08:41 AM

Guys, this is an excellent document and will really help us in the field with deployments. Great job!

on ‎03-20-2013 07:05 AM

Hi Tony,

Thanks.  Feel free to post any questions or comments using the Comments option at the bottom of the document, "Add a comment".