Fibre Channel (SAN)

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fabricPrincipal - quesitons

We currently have 2800's as our fabric principals. we would like to moved these to our 12000 switches (A & B fabrics). The fabricprincipal command is not clear on was affect this will have on the SAN.

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Registered: ‎08-08-2003

Re: fabricPrincipal - quesitons

I have run it in my production fabrics without a problem. It was non-disruptive when I did it.

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Registered: ‎05-12-2004

Re: fabricPrincipal - quesitons

basically what is does is give the switch that is designated 'fabricprincipal' priority over the other switches when a FB occurs. If two or more switches are designated, low WWN wins out

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