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SFP compatibility of 300E fiber channel switch

Publication Date:  2012-09-18  |   Views:  427  |   Downloads:  1  |   Author:  SU1000864011  |   Document ID:  EKB1000015081


Issue Description

 A customer buy 2 Brocade 300E fiber channel switch from integrator, and its SFP is not from Brocade manufacturer. When linking S5000 storage, fiber channel switch port is abnormal, port indicator blink orange. FC port of S5000 is unconnected from manage software.

Alarm Information


Handling Process

Use SFP from Brocade manufacturer.

Root Cause

SFP compatibility of Brocade 300E Brocade 200E is different.
Brocade 300E can only match SFP from Brocade manufacturer.


   Notice the compatibility problem of Brocade 300E.