04-19-2017 04:02 AM
We have HP BladeSystem C7000 with two Cisco MDS 9124e and we have purchased two new brocade 300. We want to connect those switchs to provide access to our Storage Array that is connected to brocade switch.
What could you suggest to me ?
Thank you in advance.
04-19-2017 04:52 AM
Hi Jakamou ,
Don't do this via ISLs.
Turn the Cisco MDS9124 into a NpiV device, or turn the 300 into an Access Gateway (AG).
You can also type help on the Brocade command line and see all commands available to you.
I suggest to turned a 300 into an AG and connected it to a Cisco fabric
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04-19-2017 05:20 AM
I would put the two Cisco MDS 9124e Blade switches into NPIV mode, and connected to them to the 300s which you can connect via ISLs to your brocade switch with the storage... ISL connection between Cisco and Brocade is not supported by Brocade.