Fabric Configuration Guide, Cisco DCNM for SAN, Release 6.x
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Table Of Contents

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

Index

A

active zone sets

considerations 5-13

enabling distribution 5-26

aliases

switching between global device aliases and FC aliases 6-8

B

BB_credits

FICON port swapping 12-19

broadcast

routing 8-6

Brocade

native interop mode 13-5

C

CIM

description 13-1

Cisco SAN-OS features

changed (table) i-xviii

new (table) i-xviii

code pages

FICON text string formatting 12-24

company IDs

FC ID allocations 13-4

configuration

saving automatically for FICON 12-13

configuration files

FICON 12-15

Configuring FCoE Using DCNM for SAN 7-3

Control Unit Port. See CUP in-band management

CUP in-band management

blocking restriction 12-28

description 12-18

placing CUPs in zones 12-32

D

dead time intervals

configuring for FSPF 8-11

description 8-3

default VSANs

description 2-7

default zones

configuring access permissions 5-23

configuring policies 5-32

configuring QoS priorities 5-31

description 5-6

interoperability 13-6

policies 5-6

destination IDs

in-order delivery 8-6

path selection 2-9

device alias database

committing changes 6-7

discarding changes 6-8

distribution to fabric 6-5

overriding fabric lock 6-5

device aliases

comparison with zones (table) 6-4

creating 6-7

default settings 6-6

features 6-3

modifying the database 6-4

requirements 6-4

domain IDs

configuring fcalias members 5-6

interoperability 13-6

DPVM

enabling 4-5

requirements 4-2

using DPVM Setup Wizard (procedure) 4-5

DPVM databases

autolearned entries 4-3

clearing 4-8

comparing differences 4-11

configuring CFS distribution??to 4-10

copying 4-4

description 4-2

enabling autolearning 4-7

drop latency time

configuring 8-14

Dynamic Port VSAN Membership. See DPVM

E

EBCDIC

FICON string format 12-24

enhanced zones

advantages over basic zones 5-11

broadcast frames 5-36

changing from basic zones 5-34

creating attribute groups 5-36

enabling 5-35

merging databases 5-11

modifying database 5-35

E ports

FSPF topologies 8-1

recovering from link isolations 5-8

exchange IDs

in-order delivery 8-6

path selection 2-9

Extended Binary-Coded Decimal Interchange Code. See EBCDIC 12-24

F

Fabric-Device Management Interface. See FDMI

Fabric Manager features

changed (table) i-xviii

new (table) i-xviii

fabric pWWNs

zone membership 5-2

Fabric Shortest Path First. See FSPF

fabric WWNs. See fWWNs

fault tolerant fabrics

example (figure) 8-16

fcaliases

adding members 5-24

cloning 5-30

configuring for zones 5-6

creating 5-23

renaming 5-30

FC ID allocation

FICON implementation 12-12

FC IDs

allocating 13-4

allocating default company ID lists 13-4

allocating for FICON 12-12

allocation for HBAs 13-4

configuring fcalias members 5-6

FCIP

FICON support 12-5

reserving ports for FICON 12-11

FCIP interfaces

binding to FICON port numbers 12-28

FCoE

configuring 7-1

Device Manager 7-4

enabling 7-2

FCP

intermixing protocols 12-5

fctimers

distribution 13-3

FDMI

description 10-2

displaying database information 10-9

Fibre Channel

time out values13-2to ??

TOVs 13-8

Fibre Channel interfaces

default settings 2-9, 3-7, 4-5, 5-15, 6-6, 8-8, 10-5, 12-20, 13-7

Fibre Channel Protocol. See FCP

Fibre Connection. See FICON

FICON

advantages on MDS switches12-3to ??

automatic configuration save 12-13

calculating flow load balance (procedure) 12-33

cascading 12-7

configuration files12-15to 12-31

configuring??to 12-27

configuring ports12-27to 12-30

CUP in-band management 12-18

default settings 12-20

description??to 12-8

FC4 protocols 12-2

FC ID allocations 12-12

FCIP support 12-5

host timestamp control 12-25

implemented ports 12-10

installed ports 12-11

manually enabling 12-23

MDS-supported features 12-5

PortChannel support 12-5

port numbering??to 12-12

port swapping12-16to ??

RLIRs12-14to 12-35

saving configuration changes 12-13

suspending a VSAN 12-23

tape acceleration12-16to 12-31

text string formatting codes 12-24

unimplemented port 12-10

VSAN offline state 12-23

FICON configuration files

applying to running configuration 12-30

copying 12-30

displaying 12-35

editing 12-30

view latest information 12-30

FICON port numbers

assigning to slots 12-21

default numbering scheme 12-8

FCIP interfaces 12-11

implemented addresses 12-10

installed ports 12-11

logical interfaces 12-11

numbering guidelines 12-19

PortChannel interfaces 12-11

port swapping 12-10

reserved numbering scheme 12-11

unimplemented addresses 12-10

uninstalled ports 12-11

FICON ports

assigning address names using Device Manager 12-29

binding to FCIP interfaces 12-28

binding to PortChannels 12-27

blocking 12-28

configuring prohibiting default state 12-28

displaying address information 12-36

prohibiting 12-14

swapping configurations 12-31

FICON port swapping

configuring (procedure) 12-31

guidelines 12-19

FICON tape acceleration

configuration considerations 12-20

configuring 12-31

description 12-16

FICON tape read acceleration

configuring 12-32

FLOGI

displaying details 10-8

flow statistics

description 8-8

FL ports

DPVM support 4-3

F ports

DPVM support 4-3

FSPF

computing link cost 8-11

configuring globally8-2to ??

configuring Hello time intervals 8-3

configuring link cost 8-3

dead time intervals 8-3

default settings 8-8

description 8-1

disabling 8-10

disabling on interfaces 8-12

disabling routing protocols 8-10

displaying databases 8-15

enabling 8-10

fail-over with PortChannels 8-16

fault tolerant fabrics 8-16

in-order delivery8-6to ??

interoperability 13-7

link state record defaults 8-3

multicast root switches 8-6, 8-13

reconvergence times 8-2

redundant links 8-16

resetting to defaults 8-10

retransmitting intervals 8-4

routing services 8-1

topology examples??to 8-17

FSPF multicast roots

configuring switches 8-13

FSPF routes

configuring 8-12

description 8-4

FSPF routing

multicast 8-6

full zone sets

considerations 5-13

enabling distribution 5-26

fWWNs

configuring fcalias members 5-6

Fx ports

VSAN membership 2-5

H

hard zoning

description 5-7

HBAs

device aliases 6-1

FC ID allocations 13-4

Hello time intervals

configuring for FSPF 8-11

description 8-3

host control

FICON 12-25

I

IBM PPRC

FICON support 12-5

in-band management

CUP 12-18

in-order delivery

configuring drop latency time 8-14

enabling for VSANs 8-14

enabling globally 8-13

guidelines 8-8

reordering network frames 8-6

reordering PortChannel frames 8-7

interfaces

assigning to VSANs 2-11

configuring fcalias members 5-7

default settings 2-9, 3-7, 4-5, 5-15, 6-6, 8-8, 10-5, 12-20, 13-7

VSAN membership 2-7

interoperability

configuring interop mode 1 13-11

description 13-5

verifying status 13-12

VSANs 2-9

interop modes

configuring mode 1 13-11

default settings 13-7

description 13-5

IOD. See in-order delivery

IPv4 addresses

configuring fcalias members 5-7

IPv6 addresses

configuring fcalias members 5-2, 5-7

isolated VSANs

description 2-7

displaying membership 2-14

IVR

SDV limitations 3-6

L

link costs

configuring for FSPF 8-11

description 8-3

Link Incident Records. See LIRs

LIRs

description 12-14

load balancing

attributes 2-9

attributes for VSANs 2-6

configuring 2-12

description 2-9

logical unit numbers. See LUNs

LUN zoning

configuring 5-33

description 5-10

M

MAC addresses

configuring secondary 13-10

mainframes

FICON parameters 12-25

VSAN clock 12-26

management interfaces

default settings 2-9, 3-7, 4-5, 5-15, 6-6, 8-8, 10-5, 12-20, 13-7

McData

native interop mode 13-6

mgmt0 interfaces

default settings 2-9, 3-7, 4-5, 5-15, 6-6, 8-8, 10-5, 12-20, 13-7

multicast root switches

configuring 8-13

description 8-6

N

name servers

displaying database entries 10-2

interoperability 13-7

LUN information 11-1

proxy feature 10-2

registering proxies 10-2

NL ports

hard zoning 5-7

zone enforcement 5-7

node world wide names. See nWWNs

N ports

hard zoning 5-7

zone enforcement 5-7

zone membership 5-2

See also Nx ports

nWWNs

DPVM 4-1

P

PLOGI

name server 10-2

port addresses

FICON 12-10

PortChannels

binding to FICON port numbers 12-27

FICON support 12-5

in-order guarantee 8-7

interoperability 13-6

link changes 8-7

link failures 8-16

reserving ports for FICON 12-11

port numbers. See FICON port numbers

ports

VSAN membership 2-7

port swapping. See FICON port swapping

port world wide names. See pWWNs

proxies

registering for name servers 10-2

pWWNs

configuring fcalias members 5-6

DPVM 4-1

zone membership 5-2

R

read-only zones

configuration guidelines 5-15

configuring 5-33

description 5-11

redundancy

VSANs 2-5

redundant physical links

example (figure) 8-16

Registered Link Incident Reports. See RLIRs

Registered State Change Notifications. See RSCNs

retransmitting intervals

configuring for FSPF 8-12

description 8-4

RLIRs

description 12-14

displaying information (procedure) 12-35

specifying preferred host 12-29

route costs

computing 8-3

routing

multicast 8-6

See also broadcast routing

See also IP routing

RSCNs

default settings 10-5

description 10-3

displaying information 10-9

multiple port IDs 10-3

suppressing domain format SW-RSCNs 10-6

RSCN timers

configuration distribution using CFS10-4to ??

configuring 10-7

runtime checks

static routes 8-5

S

scalability

VSANs 2-5

SCSI

displaying LUN discovery results 11-3

SCSI LUNs

customized discovery 11-2

discovering targets 11-1

displaying information 11-3

starting discoveries 11-2

SDV

IVR limitations 3-6

secondary MAC addresses

configuring 13-10

small computer system interface. See SCSI

SNMP

FICON control 12-26

soft zoning

description 5-7

See also zoning

source IDs

in-order delivery 8-6

path selection 2-9

SPF

computational hold times 8-3

static routes

runtime checks 8-5

T

tape acceleration

FICON12-16to 12-31

TE ports

FSPF topologies 8-1

interoperability 13-6

recovering from link isolations 5-8

time out values. See TOVs

timestamps

FICON host control 12-25

TOVs

configuring across all VSANs 13-8

configuring for a VSAN 13-9

default settings 13-7

interoperability 13-6

ranges 13-2

traffic isolation

VSANs 2-5

trunking

interoperability 13-6

trunking ports

associated with VSANs 2-7

V

virtual interface

limitations 7-1

VSAN IDs

description 2-6

range 2-5

VSAN membership 2-5

VSANs

advantages 2-4

broadcast addresses 8-6

clocks 12-25

comparison with zones (table) 2-5

configuring FSPF 8-2

default settings 2-9

default VSANs 2-7

deleting 2-8

description??to 2-5

fabric optimization for FICON 12-3

FC IDs 2-1

features 2-1

FICON-enabled 2-9

FSPF connectivity 8-2

interop mode 13-6

isolated 2-7

load balancing 2-9

load balancing attributes 2-6

multiple zones 5-13

names 2-6

name server 10-2

operational states 2-8

port membership 2-7

states 2-6

suspending for FICON 12-23

timer configuration 13-9

traffic isolation 2-4

trunking ports 2-7

W

wizards

Quick Config Wizard 5-18

world wide names. See WWNs

WWNs

configuring 13-3

displaying information 13-13

link initialization 13-4

secondary MAC addresses 13-10

X

XRC

FICON support 12-5

Z

zone attribute groups

cloning 5-30

zone databases

migrating a non-MDS database 5-30

zone members

adding to zones 5-17

converting to pWWN members 5-24

displaying information 5-22

zones

access control 5-5

adding to zone sets 5-25

adding zone members 5-17

assigning LUNs to storage subsystems 5-33

backing up (procedure) 5-9

changing from enhanced zones 5-34

cloning 5-30

compacting for downgrading 5-37

comparison with device aliases (table) 6-4

comparison with VSANs (table) 2-5

configuring??to 5-25

configuring aliases 5-6

configuring broadcasting 5-9

configuring fcaliases 5-6

CUPs 12-32

default policies 5-2

editing full zone databases 5-4

enforcing restrictions 5-7

exporting databases 5-8

features 5-3

importing databases 5-8

LUN-based 5-10

membership using pWWNs 2-5

renaming 5-30

restoring (procedure) 5-9

viewing information 5-37

See also default 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 5-31

zone sets

activating 5-21

adding member zones 5-25

cloning 5-30

configuring5-5to 5-23

considerations 5-13

copying 5-8

creating 5-5, 5-25

distributing configuration 5-7

enabling distribution 5-26

exporting 5-27

exporting databases 5-8

importing 5-27

importing databases 5-8

one-time distribution 5-27

recovering from link isolations 5-8

renaming 5-30

viewing information 5-37

See also active zone sets

See also active zone sets; full zone sets

See also zones; zoning

zone traffic priorities

description 5-9

zoning

configuring broadcasting 5-9

implementation 5-3

Quick Config Wizard5-18to 5-20

See also LUN zoning