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Command Mapping between Cisco MDS and Brocade Switches

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Applies to

  • Fabric MetroCluster 
  • Cisco 
  • Brocade 

Answer

Port commands:

Brocade  Cisco MDS
portCfgShow show interface
portCfgSpeed [slotnumber/]portnumber, mode config t
interface fcXX/XX
switchport speed XX
(XX=1000 for 1GB, 2000 for 2GB and Auto for auto-negotiate)

portDisable [slotnumber/]portnumber

config t
interface fcXX/XX
shutdown

portErrShow

portStatsShow

show interface

portPerfShow

show interface counters brief
portShow show interface brief

portStatsClear

clear counters interface fcXX/XX

trunkShow

trunkDebug

show interface trunk vsan XX
switchshow

show flogi database

show interface brief

sfpshow -all show interface transceiver details

Basic Zoning commands:

Brocade  Cisco MDS
zoneAdd zoneName, member;member zoneset <zoneset_name> vsan XX
zone <zone_name>
zoneCreate zonename, member; member config t
zone <zone_name> vsan XX
zoneDelete zonename

configt
no zone <zone_name> vsan XX

zoneRemove zonename, zoneMemberList

config t
zoneset <zone_name> vsan XX
no zone <zone_name>

zoneShow show zoneset
show zone status

cfgCreate

config t

zoneset <zoneset_name>  vsan XX

cfgDelete

clear zone database vsan XX

cfgRemove

config t
zoneset <zoneset_name> vsan XX
no member <zoneset_name>

cfgDisable

no zoneset activate <zoneset_name> vsan XX
cfgEnable zoneset activate <zoneset_name> vsan XX

cfgSave

copy running-config startup-config

cfgActvShow show zone status

 

Other commands:

Brocade  Cisco MDS

supportshow

supportsave

show tech-support

show tech-support brief

show tech-support details

errDump show logging
errClear clear logging logfile
errShow attach module XX
show port-config internal link-events
show logging
chassisName show switchname
chassisShow show hardware
configDefault write erase
configShow

show running-config

show startup-config

configUpload copy nvram:startup-config tftp://<ip-addr>/my-config
configDownload copy tftp://ip-addr/my-config nvram:startup-config
date
ate mmddhhmmyy
show clock
clock set
fabricShow show fcdomain domain-list vsan XX

reboot

hareboot

reload
switchUptime show system uptime
slotShow show module 

 

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