brocade switch ISL

 
nasmel
Frequent Advisor

brocade switch ISL


Hi

am trying to connect one HP (Brocade) storage works 4/16 san switch to another HP (Brocade)
storage works 2/16 san switch.
But on my first witch port status is showing as "segmented,incompatible" and the second switch is showing as "segmented,VC Link Init incompat"

both switches are running with firmware 5.3.0


Thanks


3 REPLIES 3
IBaltay
Honored Contributor

Re: brocade switch ISL

Hi, the domain ID must be unique, so most probably u have 2 Domain IDs with the same number. For more info this thread could help you...
http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1342123
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Patrick Terlisten
Honored Contributor

Re: brocade switch ISL

Hello,

please check if the switches have unique domain ids. There are some more settings, which you should check. Take a look into the SAN Design Reference Guide. You can find the latest version here:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DocumentIndex.jsp?contentType=SupportManual&locale=en_US&docIndexId=179911&taskId=101&prodTypeId=12169&prodSeriesId=406734

Hope this helps.

Best regards,
Patrick
Best regards,
Patrick
Mark Poeschl_2
Honored Contributor

Re: brocade switch ISL

You must also make sure that the "PID format" on both switches is identical. "PID format" is included in the output of the configshow command.