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How to set fillword in Brocade 6520

  • 1.  How to set fillword in Brocade 6520

    Posted 08-19-2016 12:31 PM

    I am trying to configure uplink between the Brocade 6520 and Cisco UCS fabric interconnect.
    When I excecute bellow command to set the fillword, I am getting an error "Not supported" Please help..

     

    admin> portcfgfillword 0 2
    Not supported.

     


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  • 2.  Re: How to set fillword in Brocade 6520

    Posted 08-19-2016 12:41 PM

    @sreekanth.thannickalmohanan@em

     

    portcfgfillword command is not longer available on Gen5 and Gen6 Platforms


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  • 3.  Re: How to set fillword in Brocade 6520

    Posted 08-19-2016 12:59 PM

    Thank you for your response.

    How can we make sure, this is not impacting my UCS fabric interconnect. The Fabric interconnect ports connected to brocade are turned up as F-port, where as we are expecting it to displat\y NPIV login information. Cisco documentaion ask us to configure the fillword.. if thats not an option, do we need anything else to be look at ?

     


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  • 4.  Re: How to set fillword in Brocade 6520

    Posted 08-19-2016 01:03 PM

    Could you please share any document, expaining how this (fillword) is being taken care in brocade 6520 ?


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  • 5.  Re: How to set fillword in Brocade 6520

    Posted 08-29-2016 07:14 AM

    Condor 3 ASIC detects proper fill word mode automatically hence portCfgFillWord command is not applicable on 16G platforms.


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  • 6.  Re: How to set fillword in Brocade 6520

    Posted 08-29-2016 07:39 AM

    Yes but for ISL port you may need mannual configuration especially when connecting to CISCO switch.  If problem still exists, open a service request from you serverice vendor.


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  • 7.  Re: How to set fillword in Brocade 6520

    Posted 08-30-2016 11:19 PM

    Connecting a Cisco switch in NPV mode (Brocade slang "access gateway") is not using an ISL. It's expected to come up as an F-Port and if it comes up, then I expect no further problem, because fillword detection worked.


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  • 8.  Re: How to set fillword in Brocade 6520

    Posted 08-19-2016 01:11 PM

    Hi,

     

    I've several time configured UCS Fabric with Brocade on Old Gen4 and earler Platform where Fillword settings is required.

     

    As saied Gen5 in our case the 6520 the command is not longer available, and the FOS handle the fillword itself.

     

    So i think at 99,999% you shold dont have any impact.

     

    additional,

     

    -->>How can we make sure, this is not impacting my UCS fabric interconnect. ...

     

    the answer is very simple, if the UCS Port connected to 6520 shold don't get Online, you have mandatory no Impact for a simple reason both switch cannot build a ISL.

     

     


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  • 9.  Re: How to set fillword in Brocade 6520

    Posted 08-31-2016 01:19 AM

    Hi all,

     

    I agree with chiru and

     


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