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SAN topology change

  • 1.  SAN topology change

    Posted 08-09-2018 03:36 AM

    Hello,

     

    We have, I would say strange SAN topology, switches are connect in cascade (because of some historical reasons), SW1→SW2→SW3→SW4→SW5.....

    Now we would like to connect it to ring, in order to have better redundacy. What do you think about that ? Will it be work ?

     

    Regards,

     

    Martin K


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  • 2.  Re: SAN topology change

    Posted 08-09-2018 07:57 AM

    How many switches in this fabric? Is there a paired fabric (Dual fabric)?


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  • 3.  Re: SAN topology change

    Posted 08-10-2018 01:14 AM

    There are 4 switches in Fabric, yes there is dual fabric.


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  • 4.  Re: SAN topology change

    Posted 08-09-2018 09:50 AM

    @Martin_Karlik

     

    --->>>Now we would like to connect it to ring

     

    can you create a simple draw AS-IS / TO-BE

     

    it is not clear to what you mean with "connect to ring"

     

    do you want to do that in a productive environments ?


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  • 5.  Re: SAN topology change

    Posted 08-10-2018 01:21 AM
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    Please see picture. Yes, it is production environment.


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  • 6.  Re: SAN topology change

    Posted 08-09-2018 02:30 PM