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Unable to delete zones in the effective configuration

I was given the task of zoning and mistakenly I created new cfg and did zoning of a host. Now I am trying to delete zoning using below steps: Zonedelete Cfgsave cfgenable Cfgremove Cfgsave cfgenable ...
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Brocade SX800 Management Problem

In my company we have a brocade sx800 backbone SW, it is not used for 4 years. Now we need it for new warehouse project.But we don't know what was the ip addresses and no info about this device. When ...
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How to populate ARP table without having to ping every device individually through the console on a Brocade ICX 7750 switch

I need to make a port-IP diagram and so far the best way to do this seems to be through show arp after consoling into the brocade switch. The arp table is empty however, and the only way I have been ...
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Network speeds severely impacted by latency [closed]

I'm troubleshooting a situation where clients in far off locations with high latency connections to our network are experiencing severely adverse network transfer speeds. If I run a speed test from ...
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Is it possible to assign an IP to a tagged dual-mode port (Brocade)

I have a router (ubiquity USG) and a Brocade FCX648 Layer 3 switch. (I have a second one in a stack, but that's unrelated). The end goal is to be able to connect the switch to my router, provide IPs ...
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Capture traffic flowing through a Brocade switch remotely

I am currently doing packet capture through mirroring with Wireshark as mentioned in this post I can mirror the traffic to a port physically jacked into and analyze the packets redirected there w/ ...
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Brocade OSPFv3 Routes are not installed

I am trying to deploy OSPFv3 across our network. However a few routers do not install the OSPFv3 route's to their routing tables. For example, this router is able to ping a certain host on the network....
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Brocade L2VPN Route Reflector

I am trying to create an MPLS VPLS network where the VPLS instances are auto-discovered via BGP L2VPN. The issue I'm currently facing is that the routes are not reflected and there seems to be no ...
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Brocade/Ruckus per vlan spanning tree vs Cisco

Brocade = (config-vlan-10)#spanning-tree rstp This seems to enable rstp per vlan. This example enabling it on vlan 10. Cisco = spanning-tree mode rapid-pvst This enables Rapid PVST+ under the covers ...
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802.1x Multiple Devices

I'm in the process of implementing wired 802.1x. I've been testing with HP 2530 switches and everything seems to work okay enough. On a different site I use Brocade (now Ruckus) 6450 switches. I ...
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Brocade XMR randomly losing virtual interface IP address

We have a pair of XMR routers configured 100+ VLANs running VSRP downstream and BGP upstream. At random times, the IP information is deleted and I have to go in and reset it. Each VLAN config looks ...
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Brocade smooth reboot command

I am newbie regarding switches. I have Brocade ICX 7250 and 7450. I would like to know, what is the command for smooth reboot of switch. I do not want to unplug power cable and lost configuration. I ...
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Cross datacenter IP failover/migration

I am trying to wrap my head around this (very) simple issue of IP failover from one physical location to another. I have a few Virtual machines running at Site A where I need to rebuild the NAS. In ...
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out-of-band interface vs normal interface in switches (cisco, brocade,...)

i have a question abou out of band management interface in cisco and brocade switches, for example we can set 192.168.1.0/29 on our switches oob then via our lan we can access the switch in case of ...
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Strange BGP routing issue between two public routers. Not able to see subnets

Having a strange issue can't seem to figure out what's happening. I got 2 routers running BGP. Router A is advertising 23.128.128.0/24 subnet and Router B is advertising 23.128.129.0/24. Routing is ...
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Brocade VDX 6740 VLANs and dual-mode

We have a VDX 6740 that serves as a switch for our SAN for our vSphere environment. We've introduced a new SAN that we'd like only one host to have access to. As I have it setup now: VLAN 2 for SAN ...
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Brocade FastIron ignoring ARP cache settings

I have a Brocade FastIron FESX648 and I'm attempting to increase the ARP cache timeout on a port that is connected to an IXP. According to the Brocade docs, I can increase the timeout up to 4 hours ...
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Brocade ICX6610 - No 'Router-Interface ve' command

Here my problem. I need to install and configure 2 units Brocade ICX6610 as core switch. Im already done with setting up new vlan on Fortigate and some vlan dhcp pool in 6610. My problem is when i ...
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AOC cables for Brocade Fiberchannel

I have a FC switch from brocade with 16Gb ports and I want to connect to an array enclosure from another vendor. For internal requirements, it should be connected through twinax AOC cables. My problem ...
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How to show logged in users in a Brocade ICX6430 switch

What is the command to list the users currently logged into a Brocade ICX6430 switch?
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FibreChannel topology

I trying to understand SAN topology. If we have fabric and fabric mode with auto data rate is set == means we will get F_ports, right? And if we need use 8G link from SAN storage and no fibre mode ...
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Vyatta - Redundant ISP Connections?

I have a customer using Vyatta vRouters (Brocade vRouters). They have deployed 2 separate vRouters for redundancy, each with it's own ISP connection. The ISP's are not the same. Does Vyatta have ...
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Brocade ADX 1000 load balancing: Can't reach the VIP

Weird. We just got a Brocade ADX 1000 for server load balancing. Config is setup to emulate the basic load balancer configuration in their guide (real servers, VIP and management IP are all members of ...
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Can I auto-negotiate PoE class (brocade)?

If I use the inline power command in interface configuration mode, it will enable with the default PoE class, which is Class 0 or "UnknownClass". If I leave the default class can the switch ...
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Help with network topology

We have several old Cisco switches (currently only have VLAN 1 for everything). We are moving to a VOIP setup with Brocade and so I've (hopefully) configured the Brocade switch to handle the traffic ...
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Brocade - Recover from FIPS mode

I have a Brocade ICX-6610 switch. I was exploring FIPS mode, and admittedly, did not do enough research on it. I enabled it. Rebooted the switch, and now it is stuck in a boot loop. When booting, ...
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IPV6 Support For Cisco Nexus Switches

Does CISCO Nexus 3548P-10G L3 Switch Supports IVP6? What are some other alternative L3 Switches with same or slightly higher hardware configuration as CISCO Nexus 3548P-10G and IPV6 support
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What are the dangers of placing multiple servers on a single VLAN with static ARP bindings?

We have a cabinet of dedicated servers with a Brocade FESX648-PREM switch at the top. We own all the hardware and all the MAC addresses are known to us. We also fully manage the servers so we retain ...
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RANCID saving config lines out of order [closed]

On one of the configs backed up by RANCID, it has switched two lines. Lines 241 and 242, for example, have been swapped. It does this every time the backup is grabbed, and it only happens on this ...
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Disable ping replies on brocade switch

What is the command to use to disable ping replies from a brocade switch? Baasically, I am trying to disable any outbound ping messages to inbound ICMP request messages. I stumbled upon brocade-...
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Brocade PBR next hop to firewall based on network destination

I am trying to configure a policy based route on a brocade VDX (NOS operating system) to direct traffic based on destination subnet. I want traffic going from 10.5.2.0/23 to 10.5.1.0/25 to be routed ...
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Restricting IP subnets to specific VLANs (Brocade ICX)

Say I have an uplink port (1/3/1) connected to our upstream, then various clients across 1/1/1 - 1/1/48. I want to create two or more VLANs where each VLAN can only use IPs from a specific subnet. e....
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Gateway interface latency is very high, while latency of traffic traversing gateway is very low?

I have a brocade 6740 that I am using as my gateway. All traffic on the network performs as expected, EXCEPT when I actually access the ip address of the gateway. For example, if I ping the gateway ...
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Configuring VLAN-based priority/QOS on Brocade NOS?

I would like to do QoS based on port-based VLAN traffic on a Brocade VDX67xx series router running NOS 4.1. Just need a way to say, "traffic on VLAN 100 has a higher priority ingress/egress than vlan ...
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Static IP route will not clear

I have a Brocade FESX648-PREM I set a static route with the following command: ip route 123.123.123.123 255.255.255.255 124.124.124.124 Where 123.123.123.123 is my real IP address and 124.124.124.124 ...
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Filter the default route, but accept all other routes

I have a BGP session where the other participant is advertising the default route in addition to a number of small prefixes. I want to filter out the default, but accept those other prefixes. I've ...
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Single-mode cross-connect -- link light off

I recently had a single-mode fiber cross-connect setup between two cabinets on different floors. I have a Brocade FESX648-PREM on one end and a Brocade FESX448-PREM on the other end. Both switches ...
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Load balancing between two default routes

I have a Brocade FESX648-PREM switch that is currently connected to an IXP and a single upstream transit provider. This switch accepts the default route via BGP from the transit provider. I announce a ...
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Maintain prefixes even when bgp peer goes down

Is there a way to maintain the BGP prefixes a router has learned from another device even when reachability to the peer drops so that bgp doesn't need to withdraw all the routes and then relearn them? ...
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Does a mirror port keep VLAN tags?

I have the following config on a Brocade XMR, running IronWare 5.6.0c. Will the traffic mirrored to e 1/13 keep it's VLAN tags, so I can distinguish where it came from? Or will the tags be stripped ...
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# of bgp routes sent to neighbor drops after session reset

I have iBGP configured between two devices. After the bgp session comes up, the # of routes sent to RouterA from RouterB initially increases to roughly 100k, but then for some reason, it drops down ...
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VRRP-Extended - can't ping

I have 2 brocade switches running vrrp-extended for a specific vlan. Connected to these 2 is an access switch with the default route set to the vrrp-extended virtual ip address. The problem is that ...
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DHCP with Brocade

I have the following config on a brocade icx with the premium license for L3 features: stack unit 1 module 1 icx6450-24p-poe-port-management-module module 2 icx6450-sfp-plus-4port-40g-module ! ...
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Mac / CAM entries from non-Cisco switches with Q-BRIDGE-MIB

How do I do community string Indexing for other switches like D link DES 3526 and Brocade Fastiron SX800? I am running a java program to poll a specific vlan on a Brocade sx 800 l3 switch. The ...
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Resetting a password for Brocade 3800 when you don't have support channels

Not so sure if this question is considered valid, but I'm trying my luck. I acquired a Brocade Silkworm 3800 FC switch, and it came with password in it. I do not have access to Password Recovery ...
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In and Outbound Dual VRRP connections

I'm trying to setup a redundant route link for our internal network using brocade layer 3 switches. I have setup up VRRP on both the green/blue and red/black networks. The reason for doing this is to ...
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Adding a simple VLAN on a Juniper MX

after years away from JunOS, working with Foundry (now Brocade) routers, I find myself with a new Juniper MX10. All I want to do is create a simple VLAN such that two ports share one routing ...
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Fiber Port Issue

I'm trying to troubleshoot a situation between a foundry sx and a brocade icx. I setup tagged ports and vlans between them both. Now when I connect the 2 switches with an ethernet cable, ospf comes ...
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What happens when the ARP cache overflows?

In at least one implementation there is a hard limit on the capacity of the ARP table. What happens when the ARP cache is full and a packet is offered with a destination (or next-hop) that isn't ...
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Ethernet switch capable of H-QoS at the 802.1q level

I have the following type of links at the edge of my ISP cloud: +-----------------------+ ...
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