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Posts: 30
Registered: ‎06-16-2014

6510 - what licenses do I need? States No Licenses Installed

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I just installed 2 new 6510's (ISL'ed to my 300's). What licenses do I need to purchase?

I did a "licenseshow" which showed "No licenses installed."

I only have 24 of the 48 ports with SFP's.

 

Running switcshow returns:

switchName:     Brocade
switchType:     109.1
switchState:    Online
switchMode:     Native
switchRole:     Principal
switchDomain:   1
switchId:       fffc01
switchWwn:      ********* (blocked out)
zoning:         ON (blocked out)
switchBeacon:   OFF
FC Router:      OFF
Allow XISL Use: OFF
LS Attributes:  [FID: 128, Base Switch: No, Default Switch: Yes, Address Mode 0]

Index Port Address Media Speed State     Proto
==============================================
   0   0   010000   id     N8   In_Sync     FC  
   1   1   010100   id     N8   No_Light    FC
   2   2   010200   id     N8   No_Light    FC
   3   3   010300   id     N8   No_Light    FC
   4   4   010400   id     N8   No_Light    FC
   5   5   010500   id     N8   No_Light    FC
   6   6   010600   id     N8   No_Light    FC
   7   7   010700   id     N8   No_Light    FC
   8   8   010800   id     N8   No_Light    FC
   9   9   010900   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  10  10   010a00   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  11  11   010b00   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  12  12   010c00   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  13  13   010d00   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  14  14   010e00   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  15  15   010f00   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  16  16   011000   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  17  17   011100   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  18  18   011200   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  19  19   011300   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  20  20   011400   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  21  21   011500   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  22  22   011600   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  23  23   011700   id     N8   No_Light    FC
  24  24   011800   --    N16   No_Module   FC  (No POD License) Disabled

 

I need to update the firmware 4 versions and am not sure if I should do that without licenses. Do I have the POD license? Why does it say no licenses installed? What licenses do I need to purchase?

thanks!

Contributor
Posts: 30
Registered: ‎06-16-2014

Re: 6510 - what licenses do I need? States No Licenses Installed

Looks like the first 24 ports are native by default (no license required) and we did not purchase any optional licenses which explains why a licenseshow states "no licenses installed".

Regular Contributor
Posts: 164
Registered: ‎05-11-2011

Re: 6510 - what licenses do I need? States No Licenses Installed

Hi,

 

if you have no licenses installed, then you have no licenses. 24 Ports are without license in B6510. You can upgrade without any license.

 

 

Kind Regards
Ralf

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