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Cross datacenter IP failover/migration

One way of doing this kind of thing with pure routing is to have the "service" IP addresses be secondaries on all the servers, and have routes as appropriate. Consider this straightforward network ...
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Brocade L2VPN Route Reflector

I notice you have configured cluster-id 1. You should configure a unique cluster-id for each router in your topology, because you do not appear to have elected one or more centrally-located RRs. In ...
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Brocade/Ruckus per vlan spanning tree vs Cisco

RSTP is an IEEE STP that works on the port level only and is unaware of VLANs. For VLANs to form different spanning trees you require MSTP and an appropriate configuration using multiple instances (...
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Vyatta - Redundant ISP Connections?

Disclaimer : I'm not familiar with current version of Vyatta, since I used it when it was still open source, prior to buyover by Brocade, and I now use VyOs (the open source fork), but I guess this ...
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Can I auto-negotiate PoE class (brocade)?

Here is the brocade documentation. Brocade doc The ports will follow 802.3af and at standards on brocade when the inline power command is used . These standards will monitor and adjust power as ...
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AOC cables for Brocade Fiberchannel

You will need to check your switch's manual or compatibility list. Not all switches (and firmware versions) are compatible with AOC cables. Additionally, 10 Gb cables are not guaranteed to work with ...
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out-of-band interface vs normal interface in switches (cisco, brocade,...)

A true oob port will have hardware and software changes that separate the traffic from the regular ports. However I have seen some oob ports that don't respect this and connect up the traffic as if ...
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Strange BGP routing issue between two public routers. Not able to see subnets

Most routers by default don't accept a route from an eBGP peer where the originator is their own AS number. You need to configure the router to accept it's local AS, then the route will be installed ...
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802.1x Multiple Devices

802.1X is a port authentication protocol that is designed for edge ports - single link, single client, single MAC address. You use 802.1X when there's no better way to secure port access. Better and ...
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FibreChannel topology

N-port is a node port, actually it's HBA on a server or a port on a storage array. It is used to connect a node to a Fibre Channel switch. On Brocade switch you would usually have F-port, which is "...
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Brocade 7450 - set MTU to 9000

Both this document from Ruckus (bought Brocade) and this video from Brocade/Ruckus indicate that you must set the entire device to Jumbo mode (which seems to enable a jumbo frame size MTU of 10200 ...
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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

The easiest way to find the IP-to-MAC associations is to look at the DHCP server's lease table. Of course, you won't configure all devices by DHCP but it's a good idea to set up reserved addresses for ...
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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

To fill the ARP table, you have to generate ARP requests or replies.
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Network speeds severely impacted by latency

High latency directly impacts throughput when the TCP send window doesn't scale up to what is required to "fill the pipe": bandwidth * RTT (the delay-bandwidth product). That very quickly ...
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Is it possible to assign an IP to a tagged dual-mode port (Brocade)

This is a mix of L2 and L3 ports. Consider L2 and L3 as a different schematic diagrams. When you place IP on 1/1/2 - you attach this IP to native (untagged) VLAN going through this port. To have an IP ...
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Capture traffic flowing through a Brocade switch remotely

What you're looking for is called RSPAN - Remote Switch Port ANalyzer. RSPAN copies frames from a monitored port into a (dedicated) VLAN which you connect to the monitoring station. Set up a VLAN ...
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Brocade OSPFv3 Routes are not installed

Could be old routes from recent changes, try clearing the routing table: clear ipv6 ospf all
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Brocade smooth reboot command

To save your running config, type write mem To restart your switch without pulling the power cable, type reload
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AOC cables for Brocade Fiberchannel

After talking with my Brocade vendor, "there are no such thing as 16 GB FC AOC cable". Is have been a misunderstanding between Brocade FiberChannel and Brocade ethernet I mean, the communication in ...
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How to show logged in users in a Brocade ICX6430 switch

The command show telnet will list all the users currently logged into the switch, both via telnet and ssh.
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FibreChannel topology

Point-2-point mode is the opposite of arbitrated-loop mode (AL). You usually do not want AL if there's a switch. Set all ports to P2P at all times unless you really do need AL mode (when you chain ...
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Brocade ADX 1000 load balancing: Can't reach the VIP

Fixed. Apparently I am not supposed to add the VIP to the network the mgmt1 interface is on. Had to use the dsr method in order to get the load balancing to function. Can't complain but I would have ...
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Can I auto-negotiate PoE class (brocade)?

To expand on this: inline power Covers from 0 to whatever the maximum output of the port is. For instance, you're using a Brocade ICX7250-24P, it's max output per port is approximately 30 watts. ...
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IPV6 Support For Cisco Nexus Switches

I'm responding because you're asking for alternatives. Have you considered the Brocade VDX 6740 or 6740-T? Both come with a very similar CLI to the Nexus, and are extremely affordable when compared to ...
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Filter the default route, but accept all other routes

The accepted answer is correct. Another way of writing the same thing, with just one rule, would be: ip prefix-list no-default-route seq 5 permit 0.0.0.0/0 ge 1
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Adding a simple VLAN on a Juniper MX

Sebastian Wiesinger post was good but did not fully work for my set up. I needed to enable flexible-vlan-tagging as well as encapsulation flexible-ethernet-services on each interface in the mx104. I ...
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