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How to troubleshoot an ISL down in Fabric MetroCluster (Brocade)

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Applies to

  • MetroCluster
  • Brocade switches
  • ISL Troubleshooting

Description

This article is not intended as a comprehensive troubleshooting guide, but as a tool to assist in ISL link troubleshooting. For further assistance please engage NetApp Technical Support via a Technical Support Case.

Whenever troubleshooting ISL link a number of factors should be considered:
- What is the distance of the ISL links?
- Have the ISL ports been configured correctly as per the installation guide?
- What type of ISL is being used? Direct Link? DWDM?
- What additional components are in the link? Are there any patch panels?
- What is the health of the components on the link?
 

 

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