Nexus 5000 Management Software FAQ
This chapter answers some of the most frequently asked questions about Cisco Fabric Manager and Device Manager. This chapter contains the following sections:
•Nexus 5000 Series Issues
•General Fabric Manager Issues
Nexus 5000 Series Issues
This section includes issues that are specific to Cisco Nexus 5000 Series switches, and contains the following topics:
•What is Display FCoE Mode?
•Switching to Display FCoE Mode
What is Display FCoE Mode?
When Fabric Manager is running in Display FCoE mode, Fabric Manager displays additional tree nodes, menu items, toolbar buttons, and topology nodes/links related to Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).
These features include the following:
•Displaying Virtual Interface Group (VIG) wizard and Virtual Interface wizard toolbar buttons and menu items.
•Displaying VIG and virtual interface tree nodes in the physical attributes tree.
•Displaying FCoE links in the topology as dot-dot-dash lines.
•Displaying the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series switch with a different icon in the topology.
Switching to Display FCoE Mode
To switch Fabric Manager to Display FCoE mode, perform the following steps:
•Edit the server.properties file, which is located in the <installation directory>/conf folder of the Fabric Manager server.
•Search the file for the text "displayFCoE", which is the display FCoE property.
•Change the displayFCoE property to true.
•Save the file and exit the editor.
•Restart the Fabric Manager server.
After you complete these steps, the file contains the following lines:
# FM Client and Server Attributes
# Display FCoE feature related tree nodes, menu items, toolbar buttons,
topology nodes/links if Nexus 5k switches are present in the fabric
General Fabric Manager Issues
For information about Fabric Manager frequently asked questions, see the Management Software FAQ available at the following location: