Cisco MDS 9000 Family NX-OS Fabric Configuration Guide
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Table Of Contents

Symbols - A - B - C - D - E - F - H - I - L - M - N - P - R - S - T - V - W - X - Z

Index

Symbols

* (asterisk)

host time stamps 10-30

+153646 10-38

+840266 10-36

A

active zone sets

considerations 3-4

enabling distribution 3-15

B

BB_credits

FICON port swapping 10-37

broadcast

routing 6-12

Brocade

native interop mode 11-14

C

CIM

configuring 11-1

description 11-1

displaying information 11-3

CIM servers

displaying information 11-3, 11-5

code pages

FICON text string formatting 10-20

Common Information Model. See CIM

company IDs

FC ID allocations 11-11

configuration

saving automatically for FICON 10-22

configuration files

FICON 10-33

Control Unit Port. See CUP in-band management

CUP in-band management

blocking restriction 10-25

description 10-42

displaying information 10-43

placing CUPs in zones 10-43

D

dead time intervals

configuring for FSPF 6-8

description 6-7

default VSANs

description 2-9

default zones

configuring access permissions 3-11

configuring QoS priorities 3-20

description 3-10

interoperability 11-14

policies 3-10

destination IDs

in-order delivery 6-13

path selection 2-11

device alias database

committing changes 5-6

disabling distribution 5-7

discarding changes 5-6

distribution to fabric 5-5

enabling distribution 5-7

merging 5-9

overriding fabric lock 5-7

device aliases

clearing statistics 5-9

comparison with zones (table) 5-4

creating 5-5

default settings 5-12

description 5-1

displaying information5-9to 5-11

features 5-3

modifying the database 5-4

requirements 5-3

device allegiance

FICON 10-22

domain IDs

configuring fcalias members 3-11

interoperability 11-14

DPVM

default settings 4-14

description 4-1

displaying configurations 4-10

enabling 4-2

requirements 4-2

sample configuration4-11to 4-14

DPVM databases

autolearned entries 4-4

clearing 4-5

comparing differences 4-9

configuring CFS distribution4-5to ??

copying 4-9

description 4-3

displaying 4-11

enabling autolearning 4-5

merging guidelines 4-8

drop latency time

configuring for FSPF in-order delivery 6-16

displaying information 6-17

Dynamic Port VSAN Membership. See DPVM

E

EBCDIC

FICON string format 10-20

enhanced zones

advantages over basic zones 3-33

broadcast frames 3-38

changing from basic zones 3-34

configuring default full database distribution 3-39

configuring default switch-wide zone policies 3-39

creating attribute groups 3-36

default settings 3-45

description 3-32

displaying information3-40to 3-43

enabling 3-34

merging databases 3-36

modifying database 3-35

E ports

FSPF topologies 6-2

recovering from link isolations 3-15

exchange IDs

in-order delivery 6-13

path selection 2-11

Extended Binary-Coded Decimal Interchange Code. See EBCDIC 10-20

F

Fabric-Device Management Interface. See FDMI

fabric login. See FLOGI

fabric pWWNs

zone membership 3-2

Fabric Shortest Path First. See FSPF

fabric WWNs. See fWWNs

fault tolerant fabrics

example (figure) 6-2

fcaliases

cloning 3-18

configuring for zones 3-11

creating 3-11

renaming 3-18

FC ID allocation

FICON implementation 10-14

FC IDs

allocating 11-11

allocating default company ID lists 11-11

allocating for FICON 10-14

allocation for HBAs 11-11

configuring fcalias members 3-11

FCIP

FICON support 10-4

reserving ports for FICON 10-13

FCIP interfaces

binding to FICON port numbers 10-24

FCP

intermixing protocols 10-5

fctimers

displaying configured values 11-9

distribution 11-7

FDMI

description 8-6

displaying database information 8-6

Fibre Channel

time out values11-5to 11-9

Fibre Channel interfaces

displaying VSAN membership 2-8

Fibre Channel Protocol. See FCP

Fibre Connection. See FICON

FICON

advantages on MDS switches10-3to 10-7

automatic configuration save 10-23

basic configuration 10-16

cascading 10-7

clearing device allegiance 10-22

configuration files 10-32

configuring<$11-22 10-15

configuring ports10-24to 10-32

CUP in-band management 10-42

default settings 10-51

description10-1to 10-7

displaying information10-44to 10-51

FC4 protocols 10-2

FC ID allocations 10-14

FCIP support 10-4

host timestamp control 10-21

implemented ports 10-11

installed ports 10-11

manually enabling 10-19

MDS-supported features 10-5

PortChannel support 10-4

port numbering10-7to 10-14

port swapping10-36to 10-38

prohibited ports 10-48

RLIRs 10-27

saving configuration changes 10-22

tape acceleration10-38to??, 10-40to??, 10-42to ??

text string formatting codes 10-20

unimplemented port 10-11

VSAN offline state 10-42

FICON configuration files

applying to running configuration 10-33

copying 10-35

description 10-33

displaying 10-34

displaying information 10-46

editing 10-33

FICON port numbers

assigning to slots 10-12

default numbering scheme 10-8

displaying assignments 10-12

FCIP interfaces 10-13

implemented addresses 10-11

installed ports 10-11

logical interfaces 10-13

numbering guidelines 10-12

PortChannel interfaces 10-13

port swapping 10-10

reserved numbering scheme 10-11

unimplemented addresses 10-11

uninstalled ports 10-11

FICON ports

assigning address names 10-27

binding to FCIP interfaces 10-24

binding to PortChannels 10-24

blocking 10-25

configuring prohibiting default state 10-26

displaying address information 10-45

displaying administrative states 10-48

prohibiting 10-25

swapping configurations 10-37

FICON port swapping

guidelines 10-37

FICON tape acceleration

configuration considerations 10-40

configuring 10-40

description 10-38, 10-40, 10-42

FICON tape read acceleration

configuring 10-41

FLOGI

description 8-1

displaying details 8-1

flow statistics

clearing 6-18

counting 6-18

description 6-17

displaying 6-18

FL ports

DPVM support 4-4

F ports

DPVM support 4-4

FSCN

displaying databases 9-3

FSPF

clearing counters 6-9

clearing VSAN counters 6-6

computing link cost 6-7

configuring globally6-4to 6-6

configuring Hello time intervals 6-7

configuring link cost 6-6

configuring on a VSAN 6-5

configuring on interfaces6-6to 6-9

dead time intervals 6-7

default settings 6-21

description 6-2

disabling 6-6

disabling on interfaces 6-9

disabling routing protocols 6-6

displaying database information 6-20

displaying global information 6-19

displaying information??to 6-21

enabling 6-6

fail-over with PortChannels 6-3

fault tolerant fabrics 6-2

flow statistics6-17to 6-19

in-order delivery6-13to 6-17

interoperability 11-15

link state record defaults 6-4

multicast root switches 6-12

reconvergence times 6-2

redundant links 6-3

resetting configuration 6-5

resetting to defaults 6-5

retransmitting intervals 6-8

routing services 6-1

topology examples6-2to 6-4

FSPF multicast roots

configuring switches 6-12

FSPF routes

configuring 6-10

description 6-10

FSPF routing

multicast 6-12

full zone sets

considerations 3-4

enabling distribution 3-15

fWWNs

configuring fcalias members 3-11

Fx ports

VSAN membership 2-4

H

hard zoning

description 3-14

HBAs

device aliases 5-1

FC ID allocations 11-11

Hello time intervals

configuring for FSPF 6-7

description 6-7

host control

FICON 10-20

I

IBM PPRC

FICON support 10-4

in-band management

CUP 10-42

in-order delivery

configuring drop latency time 6-16

displaying status 6-15

enabling for VSANs 6-15

enabling globally 6-15

guidelines 6-14

reordering network frames 6-13

reordering PortChannel frames 6-14

interfaces

assigning to VSANs 2-7

configuring fcalias members 3-11

VSAN membership 2-7

interoperability

configuring interop mode 1 11-16

description 11-13

VSANs 2-11

interop modes

configuring mode 1 11-16

default settings 11-20

description 11-13

IOD. See in-order delivery

IPv4 addresses

configuring fcalias members 3-11

IPv6 addresses

configuring fcalias members 3-2, 3-11

isolated VSANs

description 2-9

displaying membership 2-9

L

link costs

configuring for FSPF 6-7

description 6-6

Link Incident Records. See LIRs

LIRs

description 10-27

load balancing

attributes 2-11

attributes for VSANs 2-5

configuring 2-11

description 2-11

guarantees 2-11

logical unit numbers. See LUNs

LUNs

displaying automatically discovered SCSI targets 9-4

displaying customized discovered SCSI targets 9-4

displaying discovered SCSI targets 9-3

LUN zoning

configuring 3-24

description 3-23

M

MAC addresses

configuring secondary 11-11

mainframes

FICON parameters 10-21

VSAN clock 10-21

McData

native interop mode 11-14

multicast root switches

configuring 6-12

description 6-12

N

name servers

displaying database entries 8-4

interoperability 11-15

LUN information 9-1

proxy feature 8-3

registering proxies 8-3

rejecting duplicate pWWNs 8-4

NL ports

hard zoning 3-14

zone enforcement 3-14

node world wide names. See nWWNs

N ports

hard zoning 3-14

zone enforcement 3-14

zone membership 3-2

See also Nx ports

nWWNs

DPVM 4-1

P

PLOGI

name server 8-4

port addresses

FICON 10-10

PortChannels

binding to FICON port numbers 10-24

configuring Fibre Channel routes 6-11

FICON support 10-4

in-order guarantee 6-14

interoperability 11-15

link changes 6-14

link failures 6-3

reserving ports for FICON 10-13

port numbers. See FICON port numbers

ports

VSAN membership 2-7

port swapping. See FICON port swapping

port world wide names. See pWWNs

prohibited ports

FICON 10-48

proxies

registering for name servers 8-3

pWWNs

configuring fcalias members 3-11

DPVM 4-1

rejecting duplicates 8-4

zone membership 3-2

R

read-only zones

configuration guidelines 3-25

configuring 3-26

default settings 3-45

description 3-25

redundancy

VSANs 2-4

redundant physical links

example (figure) 6-3

Registered Link Incident Reports. See RLIRs

Registered State Change Notifications. See RSCNs

retransmitting intervals

configuring for FSPF 6-8

description 6-8

RLIRs

clearing information 10-32

conditional receive 10-30

description 10-27

displaying information10-28to 10-32

specifying preferred host 10-27

route costs

computing 6-6

routing

multicast 6-12

See also broadcast routing

See also IP routing

routing protocols

disabling 6-6

RSCNs

clearing statistics 8-10

default settings 8-15

description 8-8

displaying information 8-8

multiple port IDs 8-9

suppressing domain format SW-RSCNs 8-10

RSCN timers

configuration distribution using CFS8-12to 8-15

configuring 8-11

displaying configuration 8-12

runtime checks

static routes 6-10

S

scalability

VSANs 2-4

SCSI LUNs

customized discovery 9-2

discovering targets 9-1

displaying information 9-2

starting discoveries 9-2

secondary MAC addresses

configuring 11-11

small computer system interface. See SCSI

smart zoning 3-22

SNMP

FICON control 10-22

soft zoning

description 3-14

See also zoning

source IDs

in-order delivery 6-13

path selection 2-11

SPF

computational hold times 6-4

static routes

runtime checks 6-10

storage devices

access control 3-1

T

tape acceleration

FICON10-38to10-40, ??to 10-42

TE ports

FSPF topologies 6-2

interoperability 11-15

recovering from link isolations 3-15

time out values. See TOVs

timestamps

FICON host control 10-21

TOVs

configuring across all VSANs 11-6

configuring for a VSAN 11-6

default settings 11-20

interoperability 11-14

ranges 11-5

traffic isolation

VSANs 2-4

trunking

interoperability 11-14

trunking ports

associated with VSANs 2-7

V

VSAN IDs

description 2-5

range 2-4

VSAN membership 2-4

VSANs

advantages 2-3

broadcast addresses 6-12

clocks 10-21

comparison with zones (table) 2-4

configuring2-6to 2-7

configuring FSPF 6-4

default settings 2-12

default VSANs 2-9

deleting 2-9

description2-1to 2-4

displaying configuration 2-11

displaying membership 2-8

displaying usage 2-12

fabric optimization for FICON 10-3

FC IDs 2-1

features 2-1

FICON-enabled 2-11, 10-42

flow statistics 6-17

FSPF 6-5

FSPF connectivity 6-2

interop mode 11-14

isolated 2-9

load balancing 2-11

load balancing attributes 2-5

multiple zones 3-4

names 2-5

name server 8-3

operational states 2-9

port membership 2-7

states 2-5

timer configuration 11-6

TOVs 11-6

traffic isolation 2-3

trunking ports 2-7

W

world wide names. See WWNs

WWNs

configuring 11-9

displaying information 11-10

link initialization 11-10

secondary MAC addresses 11-11

X

XRC

FICON support 10-4

Z

zone attribute groups

cloning 3-18

zone databases

release locks 3-35

zones

access control 3-7

adding to zone sets 3-12

analyzing 3-43

assigning LUNs to storage subsystems 3-25

backing up (procedure) 3-17

changing from enhanced zones 3-34

cloning 3-18

compacting for downgrading 3-43

comparison with device aliases (table) 5-4

comparison with VSANs (table) 2-4

configuring3-6to 3-7

configuring aliases 3-11

configuring broadcasting 3-21

configuring fcaliases 3-11

CUPs 10-43

default policies 3-2

default settings 3-45

displaying information3-26to 3-32

enforcing restrictions 3-14

exporting databases 3-15

features 3-1, 3-3

importing databases 3-15

LUN-based 3-23

membership using pWWNs 2-4

renaming 3-18

restoring (procedure) 3-17

See also default zones

See also enhanced zones

See also hard zoning; soft zoning

See also LUN zoning

See also read-only zones

See also zoning; zone sets

zone server databases

clearing 3-18

zone sets

activating 3-10

adding member zones 3-12

analyzing 3-43

cloning 3-18

configuring3-7to 3-10

considerations 3-4

copying 3-16

creating 3-8, 3-12

default settings 3-45

displaying information3-26to 3-32

distributing configuration 3-14

enabling distribution 3-14

exporting 3-16

exporting databases 3-15

features 3-1

importing 3-16

importing databases 3-15

one-time distribution 3-15

recovering from link isolations 3-15

renaming 3-18

See also active zone sets

See also active zone sets; full zone sets

See also zones; zoning

zone traffic priorities

configuring 3-19

description 3-19

zoning

configuring broadcasting 3-21

description 3-1

example 3-2

implementation 3-3

See also LUN zoning

See also zones; zone sets