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Occasional Contributor
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎09-26-2011

Fill word setting

Hello,

I have brocade 5300 switch (switchType 64.3)  in my environment, on this switch few ports are on auto negotiable 4GBPS (N4) few are on on auto negotiable 8GBPS (N8) and I am planning to change fillword setting  to 3,   do I need to change fill word for all 4 gb, 8 gb  and E ports ? 

Muktesh........
thank you in advance.

Occasional Contributor
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎09-26-2011

Re: Fill word setting

Can anyone advice please ?
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Re: Fill word setting

@opsstorm

 

as descripted - please refer the command reference manuals -

 

"portcfgfillword port_numbe mode"

 

you can set for each prefered port the prefered mode.

 

 

TechHelp24
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Registered: ‎09-26-2011

Re: Fill word setting

Hello Antonio,
Thanks for your reply,

My question is can I set fillword 3 for all 4gb and 8gb ports ?
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Registered: ‎03-20-2018

Re: Fill word setting

8G ports can be a requirement. 4G ports are typically optional. Most ignore the 4G ports. The only time you might consider the 4G ports is if they will become 8G at some point in the future.

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