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How to Configure ISL connection on M Series Edge Switchs 2/24

 
aTo_1
Advisor

How to Configure ISL connection on M Series Edge Switchs 2/24

Please I need immediate help on how to establish an ISL connection between two M Series Edge Switches for CA purposes .

We Have the Physical Link up and the lights on the connected ports on both sites are on .

I need help on any special configuration required on the switches please .

Thanks
was it something I said ...!!! ;-(
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aTo_1
Advisor

Re: How to Configure ISL connection on M Series Edge Switchs 2/24

Sorry , just to give more details :

each switch has a different Domain ID number and the connected ports are set as E_ports , we're using Long Wave SFPs on a apporximately 11 KM Single mode direct fibre media between the sites , the light on the ports is ON and BLUE as the Auto-Negotiated speed seems to be 2 GB/s .

yet I cant see any WWNs from the other Switch domain on any of the switches during the zoning configuration , inorder to create cross zones of the SMAs and controllers of both EVAs , which is what I guess I need to do inorder to continue with the CA configuration , or is it not ..!!! ???

I would really appreciate any help I can get.

MEGA thanks and KUDOs for everybody .
was it something I said ...!!! ;-(
aTo_1
Advisor

Re: How to Configure ISL connection on M Series Edge Switchs 2/24

OK ... err .. sorry again ;-) , I forgot to mention this , the view panel for the E_port properties through the web console , shows the E_port as being segmented !!, but not specifying the reason ...!!! is this segmentation normal or is it actually the problem ...??

so Thanks again good folks ... :-D
was it something I said ...!!! ;-(
Albert_31
Trusted Contributor

Re: How to Configure ISL connection on M Series Edge Switchs 2/24

Hello Atomari,

Segamentation is not good news.. it is bad news and implies that both the switches have different fabric parameters or zones which dont allow them to form a single fabric.

The following things need to be same..

a) Zones .. better still if no zones are configured..
b) Fabric parameters... all of them should match..

to name a few..ensure that the domain id's are kept different..

Setting up of ISL is pretty straight forward.. if you keep both the switches identical

regards

albert
Mikew Williams
Occasional Visitor

Re: How to Configure ISL connection on M Series Edge Switchs 2/24

EmC Clariion C400 in two Sites. Both ISL in each Site Lights are ON. The ISL are the same model and the Domain ID are Different.

So fabric.idmode:1