- Brocade zoning
Brocade zoning is not enabled after setting up a zone.
Created a zone on a Brocade switch but zoning does not show up in
When creating a zone on Brocade using the GUI or CLI, you must enable the configuration before saving.
port 0: id No_Light
port 1: -- No_Module
port 2: id No_Light
port 3: id No_Light
port 4: id No_Light
port 5: id No_Light
port 6: id No_Light
port 7: id No_Light
The basic steps to creating a zone on a Brocade switch are:
- Create aliases (optional, makes device management easier to read and administer) -
- Create the zone -
- Create the zone configuration -
- Enable the configuration -
- Save the configuration -
10:00:00:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX (Creates an alias)
switch1 (Create zones)
ZNE_switch1 (Creates the zone configuration)
cfgenable PROD_faba (Enables the zone configuration)
cfgsave (Save the config)
Aliases make managing larger fabrics simpler because they allow you to use human readable formats. Zone configurations allow you to create one or more zones and group them together so that they can be managed as a single configuration. The configuration that is in effect is the effective configuration. While many configurations can exist on a switch, only one can be active at a given time. It is necessary to save the configuration in order to make it persistent across reboots.
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