06-01-2013 09:42 AM
Does anybody know how many MCT clients can be configured on ICX6650?
Where I can find detailed specification (clients, port/trunk, trunks,….) about MCT on ICX6650? I was searching around - with very little success.
06-01-2013 04:48 PM
As the client rbridge ID must be unique on the MCT pair I would issue the command (rbridge-id ?) with a question mark to see the range as the manual does not indicate the value and I do not have access to a ICX6650. This should tell you how many client can be configured.
Page 219 of the Platform and Layer 2 Configuration Guide version 7.5.00 give you the MCT information..
Some key information below on MCT with ICX 6650;
06-02-2013 12:42 PM
Thanks for your reply.
I already found that page (219-Platform and Layer 2 Configuration Guide version 7.5.00) which you mentioned. Only following bullets says something about "quantities"
But I think this is about number of ports in one trunk.
I neither have an 6650 in my hand to test what command clinet....rbridge-id ? would return. I try it out in our lab on CER. After configuring trunk, cluster, I want to configure client and when I want to specify rbridge-id system returns me following:
DECIMAL Cluster Client RBridge ID (Value range: 1 - 35535)
As you can see number for ids is from 1 to 35535. According to page 954 Brocade MLX Series and Brocade NetIron Family Configuration Guide 5400a, CER is supporting up to 50/2 MCT clients (if two port trunk are deployed).
So even if I had 6650 I doubt that that number will give me the answer. My opinion is that so large number (35k) gives me only ability to choose randomly.
I just hope that number of MCT clients on 6650 is similar as with CER (Num_of_ports/2).
Message was edited by: Marko Herzog
06-02-2013 08:32 PM
Thanks Marko - good to know the RBridge ID will not help. Suggest you call the TAC and ask them as that is the only public doc with any info on MCT for 6650 units. If you do please post the TAC responce for everybody else.