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  • 1.  zonning

    Posted 05-25-2018 11:29 PM

    hi,

    I understand that fabric means that every server can sees every SAN through FC switches.right?

    My server is connected to FC switch1 and this FC switch1 is connected to a port from SAN.

    I like to make the zoning thus my server will see SAN.

    I must go on FC switch1 and perform the zoning or i can use any other FC switch (from fabric) to perform the zoning?

    Can i see the zone configuration from any FC switch?Can i search for a certain WWPN of an HBA port from a server in any FC switch?

    tnx


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  • 2.  Re: zonning
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    Posted 05-26-2018 09:30 AM

    Hi,

     

    Please see my answers to your questions

     

    Q)  I understand that fabric means that every server can sees every SAN through FC switches.right?

     

    A) A single switch can be a fabric and multiple switches connected with an ISLs sharing same zoning configuration, which enables servers to see allowed storage devices through zoning and masking is also a fabric.

     

    Q) I must go on FC switch1 and perform the zoning or i can use any other FC switch (from fabric) to perform the zoning?

     

    A) You can go to any interconnected switch and perform zoning.

     

    Q) Can i see the zone configuration from any FC switch

     

    Yes

     

    Q) Can i search for a certain WWPN of an HBA port from a server in any FC switch?

     

    A) use nodefind command

    >nodefind 50:00:00:e0:60:01:ce:c3


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