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Re: How to choose ports between 2 Brocade Switches for forming ISL & Trunking

  • 1.  Re: How to choose ports between 2 Brocade Switches for forming ISL & Trunking

    Posted 01-04-2013 02:00 AM

    Hi Feilipon,

    In our B40, we have 4G SFPs and in our DCX 4S, we have 8G SFPs.

    In this scenairo, which speed setting should  i put in the ISL ports to form trunks ???

    Should i put Auto or 4G ???



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  • 2.  Re: How to choose ports between 2 Brocade Switches for forming ISL & Trunking

    Posted 01-04-2013 02:03 AM

    Hi Anand,

    When it comes to ISLs and trunks, always set the port speed manually.

    Rgds,

    Felipe


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  • 3.  Re: How to choose ports between 2 Brocade Switches for forming ISL & Trunking

    Posted 01-09-2013 07:48 AM

    Hi Felipon,

    We need to add Trunking License to the existing B40 switches which are live. Will adding trunking license cause the switch to be rebooted  ???


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  • 4.  Re: How to choose ports between 2 Brocade Switches for forming ISL & Trunking

    Posted 01-09-2013 08:09 AM

    Nope, adding trunking license is fully online.


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  • 5.  Re: How to choose ports between 2 Brocade Switches for forming ISL & Trunking

    Posted 01-12-2013 02:02 AM

    Hi Felipon,

    We are using FC8-48 Blades in our DCX 4S  .

    Can you please help me with the info on Port group ranges in this blade so that i can try to spread out the 2 ISLs as far as possible  ??/

    I am not able to get any info on this  .


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  • 6.  Re: How to choose ports between 2 Brocade Switches for forming ISL & Trunking

    Posted 01-22-2013 04:06 AM

    Hi,

    The port groups would be:

    0-7

    8-15

    16-23

    24-31

    32-39

    40-47

    rgds


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