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eSight V300R009C00 Operation Guide 10

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Managing FC Switches

Managing FC Switches

Managing All FC Switches

This topic describes how to manage all Fibre Channel switches on the management system, including viewing information about FC switches and querying and refreshing FC switchs.

Procedure

  1. Go to the FC Switches page.

    1. On the menu bar, choose Resource > Storage Subnet.

    2. In the navigation tree, choose FC Switch.

  2. In the function pane, query information about Fibre Channel switches.

    • Enter a Fibre Channel switch's subnet you want to query in the Subnet. Click Search to query information about the Fibre Channel switches.
    • Enter a Fibre Channel switch's name you want to query in the Name. Click Search to query information about the Fibre Channel switch.
    • Enter a Fibre Channel switch's IP address you want to query in the IP Address. Click Search to query information about the Fibre Channel switch.
    NOTE:

    You can manage the devices in the list as follows:

    • Add Device

      Click Add Device and add devices. The parameters are the same as those for adding a device. For details, see Adding Fibre Channel Switch.

    • Moving a device
      1. Select a device that you want to move and click Move.
      2. In the Select Subnet dialog box, select a subnet to which you want to move the host and click OK.
    • Deleting a device
      1. In the host list, click the name of a host that you want to delete and click Delete.
      2. In the dialog box that is displayed, click OK.
    • Changing the password
      1. Select the device whose password you want to change and click Modify Password.
      2. In the dialog box that is displayed, enter the new password and click OK.
    • Refresh device
      1. Select the device you want to refresh click Refresh.
      2. In the dialog box that is displayed, click OK.

  3. In the function pane, view the basic information about Fibre Channel switches. The following table describes the parameters.

    Parameter

    Description

    Name

    Name of the Fibre Channel switch.

    Device Management

    Opening the device management page when clicked.

    NOTE:
    • The JAVA version must be installed to enable this function to work correctly.
    • This function is disabled when using Chrome 29 browser.

    Status

    Status of the Fibre Channel switch.

    IP Address

    IP address of the Fibre Channel switch.

    WWN

    WWN of the Fibre Channel switch.

    Port

    Quantity of the ports on the Fibre Channel switch.

    Connected Port

    Quantity of the connected ports on the Fibre Channel switch.

    Manufacturer

    Manufacturer of the Fibre Channel switch.

    Operations

    • Click to go to the topology view of the corresponding device.
    • If the storage array configuration has been changed, click to refresh the selected device to update configuration data.
    • Click to delete the selected devices.

Viewing the Overview

This topic describes how to view the overview about a Fibre Channel switch, including its basic information and port connection status.

Procedure

  1. Go to the FC Switches page.

    1. On the menu bar, choose Resource > Storage Subnet.

    2. In the navigation tree, choose FC Switch.

  2. In the function pane, click the device name.
  3. In the Basic Information area, view basic information about the selected Fibre Channel switch. The following table describes the parameters.

    Parameter

    Description

    Name

    Name of the Fibre Channel switch.

    Description

    Description of the Fibre Channel switch.

    Status

    Status of the Fibre Channel switch. Possible values for Qlogic and Brocade Fibre Channel switches are as follows:

    • Qlogic FC

      : Normal, Offline, Faulty, or Warning.

    • Brocade FC

      : Normal, Offline, Faulty, or Warning.

    IP address

    IP address of the Fibre Channel switch.

    SMI-Agent IP

    IP address of the SMI-Agent.

    NOTE:

    The parameter is available when a Brocade Fibre Channel switch is selected.

    Port

    Quantity of ports and connected ports on the Fibre Channel switch.

    Domain ID

    Domain id is a unique number between 1 to 239 assigned to the Fibre Channel switch, used to identify the switches in the architecture.

    WWN

    Worldwide Name (WWN) of the Fibre Channel switch.

    Firmware version

    Firmware version of the Fibre Channel switch.

    Manufacturer

    Manufacturer of the Fibre Channel switch.

    Last refreshed at

    The last time that the device is refreshed.

    NOTE:
    • Click Device Management, the device management page is opened. This function is disabled when using Chrome 29 browser.
    • Click Modify to modify the device name and description in the Modify dialog box.

  4. In the Port Connection Status area, view the port connection status of the selected Fibre Channel switch.

    In the Port Connection Status area, the status of connected and disconnected ports is displayed.

    NOTE:

    Click the Port Connection Status pie chart of the selected Fibre Channel switch. On the Port page that is displayed, view information about connected and disconnected ports.

  5. In the Last 10 Uncleared Alarms area, view the last 10 uncleared alarms of the selected Fibre Channel switch.

Viewing Port Information

This topic describes how to view detailed information of a Fibre Channel switch port.

Procedure

  1. Go to the FC Switches page.

    1. On the menu bar, choose Resource > Storage Subnet.

    2. In the navigation tree, choose FC Switch.

  2. In the function pane, click the device name.
  3. In the Ports area of the function pane, query information about a Fibre Channel switch port. The following table describes the parameters.

    Parameter

    Description

    Port name

    Port name of the Fibre Channel switch.

    Port#

    Port number of the Fibre Channel switch.

    Connection Status

    Connection status of the Fibre Channel switch port. For example, the value can be: Connected or Disconnected.

    WWN

    Worldwide Name (WWN) of the Fibre Channel switch.

    Peer WWN

    WWN of the peer port that connects to the Fibre Channel switch.

    Performance Monitoring

    Monitored performance information of the Fibre Channel switch.

    You can click Monitoring to view monitored performance information of the port.

Viewing Zone Information

This topic describes how to view detailed information of a Fibre Channel switch zone.

Procedure

  1. Go to the FC Switches page.

    1. On the menu bar, choose Resource > Storage Subnet.

    2. In the navigation tree, choose FC Switch.

  2. In the function pane, click the name of the device whose information you want to query.
  3. In the Zones area of the function pane, query information about a Fibre Channel switch zone. The following table describes the parameters.

    Parameter

    Description

    Zone Name

    Name of the Fibre Channel switch zone.

    Zone Set Name

    Name of the Fibre Channel switch zone set.

    Member Port

    Quantity of the member ports in the Fibre Channel zone.

    You can click the value to view detailed information of the member port.

Configuring Flow Information

By creating a flow, you can associate the source device with the destination device on the FC switch. eSight obtains performance data based on the flow information.

Procedure

  1. Go to the FC Switches page.

    1. On the menu bar, choose Resource > Storage Subnet.

    2. In the navigation tree, choose FC Switch.

  2. Click a device in the information display area on the right.
  3. Click the Flow tab to in the information display area on the right and view the flow information about the selected FC switch. The following table describes the parameters.

    Parameter

    Description

    Flow Name

    Flow name configured on the switch.

    Source Device

    Source device configured on the switch.

    Destination Device

    Destination device configured on the switch.

    Ingress Port

    Port that is configured on the switch and associated with the source device.

    Egress Port

    Port that is configured on the switch and associated with the destination device.

    LUN ID

    Destination device LUN ID configured on the switch.

    Flow Feature

    Flow feature. The options include Monitor, Mirror, and Generator. All flows added through Flow Feature in eSight are of the Monitor type.

    NOTE:

    You can click next to a flow to enable the flow, click next to a flow to disable the flow, or click next to a flow to delete the flow.

    • Creates a flow.

      Click Create Flow.

    • Delete a flow.

      Select the flow to be deleted and click Delete Flow.

    • Disable a flow.

      Select the flow to be deleted and click Deactivate Flow.

    • Enable a flow.

      Select the flow to be enabled and click Activate Flow.

Configuring Protocol Parameters and Event Notification

To enable devices to be loaded to the eSight by the automatic discovery function, configure the eSight access parameters.

Procedure

  1. Go to the FC Switches page.

    1. On the menu bar, choose Resource > Storage Subnet.

    2. In the navigation tree, choose FC Switch.

  2. In the function pane, click the name of the device whose information you want to query.
  3. In the navigation tree, select Settings > Protocol Parameters or Event Notification, refer to 1.2.4.3 Adding a Single Fibre Channel Switch to set parameters.
  4. Set protocol parameters for the NE and click Test.
  5. Click Apply when the test is successful.
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