Brocade Communications Systems 300 Technical data

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Brocade 300
Hardware Reference Manual
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Contents
Preface..................................................................................................................................... 5
Document conventions......................................................................................5
Text formatting conventions.................................................................. 5
Command syntax conventions.............................................................. 5
Notes, cautions, and warnings.............................................................. 6
Brocade resources............................................................................................ 7
Contacting Brocade Technical Support.............................................................7
Document feedback.......................................................................................... 8
About This Document................................................................................................................ 9
Supported hardware and software.................................................................... 9
What’s new in this document............................................................................ 9
Brocade 300 Introduction....................................................................................................... 11
Brocade 300 features......................................................................................11
Port side of the Brocade 300...........................................................................12
Non-port side of the Brocade 300................................................................... 13
Supported fabric configurations...................................................................... 13
Ports on Demand license................................................................................ 13
ISL trunking groups......................................................................................... 13
Brocade 300 Installation and Configuration............................................................................ 15
Items included with the Brocade 300.............................................................. 15
Installation and safety considerations............................................................. 15
Installation precautions....................................................................... 15
Environmental considerations............................................................. 16
EIA rack considerations...................................................................... 17
Recommendations for cable management......................................... 17
Items required for installation.............................................................. 18
Installing a standalone Brocade 300............................................................... 18
EIA rack installation for a Brocade 300........................................................... 18
Brocade 300 configuration.............................................................................. 19
Providing power to the switch............................................................. 19
Creating a serial connection................................................................19
Setting the switch IP address..............................................................20
Date and time settings........................................................................ 21
Brocade 300 Operation...........................................................................................................25
Powering the Brocade 300 on and off.............................................................25
Interpreting LED activity.................................................................................. 25
Brocade 300 LEDs.............................................................................. 25
LED locations...................................................................................... 25
LED patterns....................................................................................... 26
POST and boot specifications.........................................................................28
POST.................................................................................................. 28
Boot.....................................................................................................28
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Interpreting POST results..............................................................................28
Maintaining the Brocade 300........................................................................ 29
Installing an SFP............................................................................... 29
Diagnostic tests.................................................................................30
Field Replaceable Units (FRUs)........................................................30
Managing the Brocade 300...........................................................................31
Brocade 300 Specifications..................................................................................................33
Switch components.......................................................................................33
Weight and physical dimensions...................................................................33
Facility requirements..................................................................................... 34
Power supply specifications.......................................................................... 34
Environmental requirements......................................................................... 35
General specifications...................................................................................36
Data transmission ranges............................................................................. 37
Memory specifications...................................................................................37
Fibre Channel port specifications..................................................................38
Serial port specifications............................................................................... 38
Supported SFPs and HBAs...........................................................................38
Regulatory Statements..........................................................................................................39
Regulatory compliance..................................................................................39
FCC warning (USA only)...................................................................39
KCC statement (Republic of Korea)..................................................39
VCCI statement Japan...................................................................... 40
Power cords (Japan Denan)............................................................. 40
China statement................................................................................ 41
BSMI statement (Taiwan)..................................................................41
CE statement.................................................................................... 42
Canadian requirements.....................................................................42
Regulatory certifications....................................................................42
Environmental regulation compliance........................................................... 43
China RoHS...................................................................................... 43
Cautions and Danger Notices................................................................................................ 45
Cautions........................................................................................................45
Danger Notices............................................................................................. 47
Index.................................................................................................................................... 51
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Preface
● Document conventions......................................................................................................5
● Brocade resources............................................................................................................ 7
● Contacting Brocade Technical Support.............................................................................7
● Document feedback.......................................................................................................... 8
Document conventions
The document conventions describe text formatting conventions, command syntax conventions, and
important notice formats used in Brocade technical documentation.
Text formatting conventions
Text formatting conventions such as boldface, italic, or Courier font may be used in the flow of the text
to highlight specific words or phrases.
Format
Description
bold text
Identifies command names
Identifies keywords and operands
Identifies the names of user-manipulated GUI elements
Identifies text to enter at the GUI
italic text
Identifies emphasis
Identifies variables and modifiers
Identifies paths and Internet addresses
Identifies document titles
Courier font
Identifies CLI output
Identifies command syntax examples
Command syntax conventions
Bold and italic text identify command syntax components. Delimiters and operators define groupings of
parameters and their logical relationships.
Convention
Description
bold text
Identifies command names, keywords, and command options.
italic text
Identifies a variable.
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Notes, cautions, and warnings
Convention
Description
value
In Fibre Channel products, a fixed value provided as input to a command
option is printed in plain text, for example, --show WWN.
[]
Syntax components displayed within square brackets are optional.
Default responses to system prompts are enclosed in square brackets.
{x|y|z}
A choice of required parameters is enclosed in curly brackets separated by
vertical bars. You must select one of the options.
In Fibre Channel products, square brackets may be used instead for this
purpose.
x|y
A vertical bar separates mutually exclusive elements.
<>
Nonprinting characters, for example, passwords, are enclosed in angle
brackets.
...
Repeat the previous element, for example, member[member...].
\
Indicates a “soft” line break in command examples. If a backslash separates
two lines of a command input, enter the entire command at the prompt without
the backslash.
Notes, cautions, and warnings
Notes, cautions, and warning statements may be used in this document. They are listed in the order of
increasing severity of potential hazards.
NOTE
A Note provides a tip, guidance, or advice, emphasizes important information, or provides a reference
to related information.
ATTENTION
An Attention statement indicates a stronger note, for example, to alert you when traffic might be
interrupted or the device might reboot.
CAUTION
A Caution statement alerts you to situations that can be potentially hazardous to you or cause
damage to hardware, firmware, software, or data.
DANGER
A Danger statement indicates conditions or situations that can be potentially lethal or
extremely hazardous to you. Safety labels are also attached directly to products to warn of
these conditions or situations.
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Brocade resources
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Visit the Brocade website to locate related documentation for your product and additional Brocade
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White papers, online demonstrations, and data sheets are available through the Brocade website.
Contacting Brocade Technical Support
As a Brocade customer, you can contact Brocade Technical Support 24x7 online, by telephone, or by email. Brocade OEM customers contact their OEM/Solutions provider.
Brocade customers
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Document feedback
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About This Document
● Supported hardware and software.................................................................................... 9
● What’s new in this document............................................................................................ 9
Supported hardware and software
Although many different software and hardware configurations are tested and supported by Brocade
Communications Systems, Inc. for Fabric OS v6.1.0, documenting all possible configurations and
scenarios is beyond the scope of this document.
This document is specific to the Brocade 300 and Fabric OS v5.0.1. To obtain information about a
Fabric OS version other than v5.0.1, see the documentation specific to that OS version.
What’s new in this document
• Two illustrations indicating the decimal and hexadecimal PIDs of the ports and the port groups are
added.
• All references to EIA cabinet have been changed to EIA rack since closed cabinets are not supported
by Brocade products.
• The regulatory compliance statements are moved to a new chapter/appendix.
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China CCC certification has been updated from “GB17625.1-2003 or latest” to
“GB17625.1-2012 or latest”.
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Laser compliance statement is removed.
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The Japan VCCI statement has been updated.
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China RoHS compliance statements are removed and a reference to the latest independent
China RoHS compliance document is added.
• A new chapter/appendix on cautions and danger notices is added with translation in multiple
languages.
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What’s new in this document
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Brocade 300 Introduction
● Brocade 300 features......................................................................................................11
● Port side of the Brocade 300...........................................................................................12
● Non-port side of the Brocade 300................................................................................... 13
● Supported fabric configurations...................................................................................... 13
● Ports on Demand license................................................................................................ 13
● ISL trunking groups......................................................................................................... 13
Brocade 300 features
The Brocade 300 is a cost-effective and highly-scalable 1, 2, 4, or 8 Gbps switch, designed for small to
mid-sized businesses. Like all Brocade switches, the Brocade 300 runs on the Brocade Fabric
Operating System (Fabric OS) and is compatible with other Brocade switches, which enables seamless
connectivity into heterogeneous SAN environments.
The Brocade 300 is a dual purpose device that you can use either as a full-functioned switch or as an
N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) access gateway. When functioning as an access gateway, the Brocade
300 provides a single platform for all SAN connectivity.
Because the Brocade 300 is scalable, you can use it as a foundation switch for a small SAN and
continue to use it as a building block as the SAN grows.
The Brocade 300 provides the following features:
• 1U chassis that can be installed as a standalone unit or mounted in a standard Electronic Industries
Association (EIA) 48.26 cm (19 inches) rack.
• One built-in fixed power unit (not a FRU).
• Three built-in fans (there are no fan FRUs) that allows the a single fan failure and permits the switch
to continue to function properly.
• On-demand scaling of 8 to 24 8 Gbps ports.
• ASIC technology supporting 1, 2, 4 and 8 Gbps auto-sensing Fibre Channel ports.
• A flexible design that enables the Brocade 300 to function as either a full-functioned switch or an
NPIV access gateway.
• Support of the EZSwitchSetup wizard for setup and basic configuration.
• RJ45 Ethernet management port that in conjunction with EZSwitchSetup, supports switch IP address
discovery and configuration.
• USB port that provides storage for firmware updates, output of the supportSave command and
storage for configuration uploads and downloads.
• A single motherboard design with a 667 MHz PowerPC 440EPx Reduced Instruction Set Computer
(RISC) CPU with integrated peripherals.
• Inter-Switch-Link Trunking (licensable) which enables up to eight ports (at 1, 2, 4, or 8 Gbps speeds)
between a pair of switches to be combined to form a single, logical ISL switch with a speed of up to
64 Gbps (128 Gbps full duplex) for optimal bandwidth utilization and load balancing.
• Dynamic Path Selection (DPS) which optimizes fabric-wide performance and load balancing by
automatically routing data to the most efficient available path in the fabric.
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Port side of the Brocade 300
Port side of the Brocade 300
The port side of the Brocade 300 includes the system status LED, console port, Ethernet port and
LEDs, USB port, and Fibre Channel ports and the corresponding port status LEDs.
FIGURE 1 Port Side of the Brocade 300
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Switch ID pull-out tab
System status (top) and power (bottom) LEDs
System RS232 console port (RJ-45)
Ethernet port with two Ethernet status LEDs
USB port
Fibre Channel port status LEDs
Fibre Channel ports (24)
AC power receptacle
FIGURE 2 Trunking port groups and decimal PIDs of the Brocade 300
1. Trunking port group 1: FC ports 00-07
2. Trunking port group 2: FC ports 08-15
3. Trunking port group 3: FC ports 16-23
FIGURE 3 Trunking port groups and hexadecimal PIDs of the Brocade 300
1. Trunking port group 1: FC ports 00-07
2. Trunking port group 2: FC ports 08-0F
3. Trunking port group 3: FC ports 10-17
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Non-port side of the Brocade 300
Non-port side of the Brocade 300
The non-port side of the Brocade 300 is used solely for air flow. There are two labels on the bottom of
the chassis. On the right side is the Brocade standard agency label. On the left side is the Brocade
standard OEM data label.
Supported fabric configurations
The Brocade 300 is supported as an edge device in fabrics of up to 239 switches.
Ports on Demand license
Brocade 300 can be purchased with 8, 16, or 24 licensed ports. As your needs increase, you can
activate unlicensed ports by purchasing and installing the Brocade Ports on Demand (POD) optional
licensed product. After it has been installed, the license appears in the licenseShow command output
as Ports on Demand license .
By default, ports 0 through 7 are enabled on the Brocade 300. To enable ports 8 through 16, install a
POD license key. To enable ports 16 through 24, install another POD license.
To install a POD license, you can either use the supplied license key or generate a license key.
Typically the switch is shipped with a paper pack that specifies the transaction key to use with the
Software License Keys link. Use this transaction key on the Brocade Web site at www.brocade.com /
licensekeys and follow the instructions to generate the key. You can also use this site to generate other
license keys for your switch.
After you have installed the license keys, you must enable the ports. You can do so without disrupting
switch operation by using the portEnable command on each port individually. Alternatively, you can
disable and re-enable the switch to activate all ports simultaneously.
For detailed information on enabling additional ports using the POD license, refer to the Fabric OS
Administrator’s Guide .
ISL trunking groups
The Brocade 300 supports Interswitch Link (ISL) Trunking as a licensed feature. When this feature is
enabled, you can create trunked groups of up to eight contiguous ports. This means that you can create
up to three trunked groups that contain eight ports each.
The Fibre Channel ports on the Brocade 300 are numbered from left to right and color-coded into
groups of eight to indicate which ports you can combine into trunked groups.
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Brocade 300 Introduction
FIGURE 4 Trunking Groups
A. Trunk group 1: Ports 0 through 7
B. Trunk group 2: Ports 8 through 15
C. Trunk group 3: Ports 16 though 23
NOTE
Brocade ISL Trunking is optional software that allows you to create trunking groups of ISLs between
adjacent switches. For more information about trunking, refer to the Fabric OS Administrator’s Guide
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Brocade 300 Installation and Configuration
● Items included with the Brocade 300.............................................................................. 15
● Installation and safety considerations............................................................................. 15
● Installing a standalone Brocade 300............................................................................... 18
● EIA rack installation for a Brocade 300........................................................................... 18
● Brocade 300 configuration.............................................................................................. 19
Items included with the Brocade 300
The following items are included with the standard shipment of the Brocade 300. When you open the
Brocade 300 packaging, verify that these items are included in the package and that no damage has
occurred during shipping:
• One Brocade 300 Fibre Channel switch
• An accessory kit containing:
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Serial cable with an RJ-45 connector
6 ft. Power Cord
Rubber feet, required for setting up the switch as a standalone unit
Brocade Family Documentation CD
Brocade 300 QuickStart Guide
EZSwitch Setup CD
Access Gateway Quick Start Guide
Installation and safety considerations
You can install the Brocade 300 switch in the following ways:
1. As a standalone unit on a flat surface.
2. In an EIA rack using a fixed-rail rack mount kit. The optional fixed-rail rack mount kit can be ordered
from your switch retailer.
3. In an EIA rack sing an optional slide-rail rack mount kit. The optional slide-rail rack mount kit can be
ordered from your switch retailer.
Installation precautions
When using this product, observe all danger, caution, and attention notices in this manual. The notices
are accompanied by symbols that represent the severity of the safety condition.
NOTE
Refer to Cautions and Danger Notices on page 45 for translations of safety notices for this product.
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General precautions
General precautions
DANGER
The procedures in this manual are for qualified service personnel.
CAUTION
Changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
Power precautions
To install and operate the switch successfully, ensure the following:
• The primary outlet is correctly wired, protected by a circuit breaker, and grounded in accordance
with local electrical codes.
• Connect the power cord only to a grounded outlet.
DANGER
Make sure that the power source circuits are properly grounded, then use the power cord
supplied with the device to connect it to the power source.
• The supply circuit, line fusing, and wire size are adequate, as specified by the electrical rating on
the switch nameplate.
• This product is designed for an IT power system with phase-to-phase voltage of 230V. After
operation of the protective device, the equipment is still under voltage if it is connected to an IT
power system.
DANGER
To avoid high voltage shock, do not open the device while the power is on.
• The power supply standards provided in Power supply specifications on page 34 are met.
RTC battery precautions
Do not attempt to replace the real-time clock (RTC) battery. There is danger of explosion if the battery
is incorrectly replaced or disposed of. Contact your switch supplier if the real-time clock begins to lose
time.
DANGER
Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries
according to the instructions.
Environmental considerations
For successful installation and operation of the switch, ensure that the following environmental
requirements are met:
• At a minimum, adequate cooling requires that you install the switch with the non-port side, which
contains the air intake vents, facing the cool-air aisle.
• All equipment in the rack should force air in the same direction to avoid intake of exhaust air.
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CAUTION
Ensure that the airflow direction of the power supply unit matches that of the installed fan
tray. The power supplies and fan trays are clearly labeled with either a green arrow with an
"E", or an orange arrow with an "I."
• A minimum of 30.6 cubic meters/hour (18 cubic ft/min) and a maximum of 39.1 cubic meters/hour (23
cubic ft/min) of air flow is available to the air intake vents on the non-port side of the switch.
CAUTION
Make sure the airflow around the front, sides, and back of the device is not restricted.
• Ensure that temperature requirements are met.
CAUTION
Do not install the device in an environment where the operating ambient temperature might
exceed 40°C (104°F).
EIA rack considerations
For successful installation and operation of the switch in a EIA rack, ensure the following requirements
are met:
• The rack must be a standard EIA rack.
• Plan a rack space that is 1 rack unit - 4.45 cm (1.75 inches) high, 48.3 cm (19 inches) wide.
• Ground all equipment in the rack through a reliable branch circuit connection and maintain ground at
all times. Do not rely on a secondary connection to a branch circuit, such as a power strip.
• Ensure that airflow and temperature requirements are met on an ongoing basis, particularly if the
switch is installed in a closed or multi-rack assembly.
• Verify that the additional weight of the switch does not exceed the rack’s weight limits or unbalance
the rack in any way.
•
DANGER
Make sure the rack housing the device is adequately secured to prevent it from becoming
unstable or falling over.
Recommendations for cable management
The minimum bend radius for a 50 micron cable is 5.08 cm (2 inches) under full tensile load and 3.05
cm (1.2 inches) with no tensile load.
Cables can be organized and managed in a variety of ways: for example, using cable channels on the
sides of the rack or patch panels to minimize cable management. Following is a list of
recommendations:
NOTE
You should not use tie wraps with optical cables because they are easy to over tighten.
CAUTION
Before plugging a cable into to any port, be sure to discharge the voltage stored on the cable by
touching the electrical contacts to ground surface.
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Items required for installation
• Plan for rack space required for cable management before installing the switch.
• Leave at least 1 m (3.28 ft) of slack for each port cable. This provides room to remove and replace
the switch, allows for inadvertent movement of the rack, and helps prevent the cables from being
bent to less than the minimum bend radius.
• If you are using Brocade ISL Trunking, consider grouping cables by trunking groups. The cables
used in trunking groups must meet specific requirements, as described in the Fabric OS
Administrator’s Guide.
• For easier maintenance, label the fiber optic cables and record the devices to which they are
connected.
• Keep LEDs visible by routing port cables and other cables away from the LEDs.
• Use hook and loop straps to secure and organize fiber optic cables.
Items required for installation
The following items are required for installing and connecting the Brocade 300 for use in a network
and fabric:
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•
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•
•
Workstation with an installed terminal emulator, such as HyperTerminal
Unused IP address and corresponding subnet mask and gateway address
Serial cable (provided)
Ethernet cable
SFPs and compatible cables, as required
Access to an FTP server for backing up the switch configuration (optional)
Installing a standalone Brocade 300
Perform this task to install the Brocade 300 as a standalone unit.
1. Unpack the Brocade 300.
2. Apply the adhesive rubber feet. Applying the rubber feet onto the switch helps prevent the switch
from sliding off the supporting surface.
a)
b)
Clean the indentations at each corner of the bottom of the switch to ensure that they are
free of dust or other debris that might lessen the adhesion of the feet.
With the adhesive side against the chassis, place one rubber foot in each indentation and
press into place.
3. Place the switch on a flat, sturdy surface.
4. Provide power to the switch as described in Providing power to the switch on page 19.
NOTE
Do not connect the switch to the network until the IP address is correctly set. For instructions on
how to set the IP address, see Brocade 300 configuration on page 19
EIA rack installation for a Brocade 300
The rack mount kit can be installed in two ways:
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• To allow the port side of the switch to slide out of the exhaust-air side of the rack. In this installation,
the port side of the switch is flush with the edge of the rack.
• To allow the non-port side of the switch to slide out the cool-air side of the rack. In this installation,
the port side of the switch is set 7.62 cm (3 inches) back from the edge of the rack, allowing a more
gradual bend in the fiber optic cables.
Whichever mounting method you choose, follow the installation instructions shipped with the
appropriate rack mount kit:
• To install the switch into a fixed-rail rack, refer to the Fixed Rack Mount Kit Installation Procedure .
• To install the switch into a slide-rail rack, refer to the Slide Rack Mount Kit Installation Procedure .
• To install the switch into mid-mount rack, refer to the Mid-Mount Rack Mount Kit (Switch) Installation
Procedure .
Brocade 300 configuration
Once you have set up the Brocade 300 in a rack or as a standalone switch, it is time to give it power
and a basic configuration. If you are going to use the Brocade 300 in a single-switch setup, you can use
EZSwitchSetup to complete the basic configuration.
See the EZSwitchSetup CD , included with the Brocade 300 for more information. You can also use the
Brocade 300 Quick Start Guide .
If you do not want to use EZSwitch Setup, follow the instructions in the rest of this section.
Providing power to the switch
Perform the following steps to provide power to the switch.
1. Connect the power cord to the power receptacle on the port side of the Brocade 300, and then to the
power source. Ensure that the cord has a minimum service loop of 15.24 cm (6 inches) available and
is routed to avoid stress.
The Brocade 300 does not have an on/off switch. This means that power is supplied to the Brocade
300 as soon as you connect it to an AC power source.
The status LEDs display amber until Power On Self Test (POST) is complete, and then change to
green. The switch usually requires from 1 to 3 minutes to boot and complete POST.
2. After POST is complete, verify that the switch power and status LEDs on the left of the port side of
the switch are green.
Creating a serial connection
You will perform all basic configuration tasks in this guide using a serial connection. Complete the
following steps to create a serial connection.
1. Connect the serial cable to the serial port on the switch and to an RS-232 serial port on the
workstation.
If the serial port on the workstation is RJ-45 instead of RS-232, remove the adapter on the end of the
serial cable and insert the exposed RJ-45 connector into the RJ-45 serial port on the workstation.
2. Open a terminal emulator application (such as HyperTerminal on a PC, or TERM, TIP, or Kermit in a
UNIX environment), and configure the application as follows:
• In a Windows environment:
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Setting the switch IP address
Parameter
Value
Bits per second
9600
Data bits
8
Parity
None
Stop bits
1
Flow control
None
• In a UNIX environment, enter the following string at the prompt:
tip /dev/ttyb -9600.
If ttyb is already in use, use ttya instead and enter the following string at the prompt:
tip /dev/ttya -9600
Setting the switch IP address
You can configure the Brocade 300 with a static IP address, or you can use a DHCP (Dynamic Host
Configuration Protocol) server to set the IP address of the switch. DHCP is enabled by default. The
Brocade 300 supports both IPv4 and IPv6.
Using DHCP to set the IP address
When using DHCP, the Brocade 300 obtains its IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway
address from the DHCP server. The DHCP client can only connect to a DHCP server that is on the
same subnet as the switch. If your DHCP server is not on the same subnet as the Brocade 300, use a
static IP address.
Setting a static IP address
1. Log into the switch using the default password, which is password.
2. Use the ipaddrset command to set the Ethernet IP address.
If you are going to use an IPv4 IP address, enter the IP address in dotted decimal notation as
prompted.
Ethernet IP Address: [192.168.74.102]
If you are going to use an IPv6 address, enter the network information in semicolon-separated
notation as prompted.
switch:admin> ipaddrset -ipv6 --add 1080::8:800:200C:417A/64
IP address is being changed...Done.
3. Complete the rest of the network information as prompted.
Ethernet Subnetmask: [255.255.255.0]
Ethernet IP Address: [192.168.74.102]
Ethernet Subnetmask: [255.255.255.0]
4. Enter off to Disable DHCP when prompted.
DHCP [OFF]: off
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Date and time settings
Date and time settings
The Brocade 300 maintains the current date and time inside a battery-backed real-time clock (RTC)
circuit. Date and time are used for logging events. Switch operation does not depend on the date and
time; a Brocade 300 with an incorrect date and time value still functions properly. However, because the
date and time are used for logging, error detection, and troubleshooting, you should set them correctly.
Time zones
You can set the time zone for the switch by name. You can also set country, city or time zone
parameters.
If the time zone is not set with the new options, the switch retains the offset time zone settings. The
tsTimeZone command includes an option to revert to the prior time zone format. For more information
about the --old option, see the Fabric OS Command Reference.
You can set the time zone for a switch using the tsTimeZone command. The tsTimeZone command
allows you to perform the following tasks:
• Display all of the time zones supported in the firmware
• Set the time zone based on a country and city combination or based on a time zone ID such as PST
The time zone setting has the following characteristics:
• You can view the time zone settings. However, only those with administrative permissions can set
the time zones.
• The tsTimeZone setting automatically adjusts for Daylight Savings Time.
• Changing the time zone on a switch updates the local time zone setup and is reflected in local time
calculations.
• By default, all switches are in the GMT time zone (0,0). If all switches in a fabric are in one time zone,
it is possible for you to keep the time zone setup at the default setting.
• System services that have already started will reflect the time zone changes only after the next
reboot.
• Time zone settings persist across failover for high availability.
Local time synchronization
You can synchronize the local time of the principal or primary fabric configuration server (FCS) switch to
a maximum of eight external network time protocol (NTP) servers. To keep the time in your SAN
current, it is recommended that the principal or primary FCS switch has its time synchronized with at
least one external NTP server. The other switches in the fabric will automatically take their time from the
principal or primary FCS switch.
All switches in the fabric maintain the current clock server value in non-volatile memory. By default, this
value is the local clock server <LOCL> of the principal or primary FCS switch. Changes to the clock
server value on the principal or primary FCS switch are propagated to all switches in the fabric.
When a new switch enters the fabric, the time server daemon of the principal or primary FCS switch
sends out the addresses of all existing clock servers and the time to the new switch. If a switch with
v5.3.0 or later has entered the fabric it will be able to store the list and the active servers; pre-5.3.0
Fabric OS switches will ignore the new list parameter in the payload and will update only the active
server address.
If the active NTP server configured is IPv6, then distributing the same in the fabric will not be possible to
switches earlier than v5.3.0 because IPv6 is supported for Fabric OS version 5.3.0 and later. The
default value LOCL will be distributed to pre-5.3.0 switches.
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Setting the date
The tsClockServer command accepts multiple server addresses in either IPv4, IPv6, or DNS name
formats. When multiple NTP server addresses are passed, tsclockserver sets the first obtainable
address as the active NTP server. The rest are stored as backup servers that can take over if the
active NTP server fails. The principal or primary FCS switch synchronizes its time with the NTP server
every 64 seconds.
Setting the date
1. Log into the switch using the default password, which is password.
2. Enter the date command, using the following syntax:
date "mmddHHMMyy"
The values are:
•
•
•
•
•
mm is the month; valid values are 01 through 12.
dd is the date; valid values are 01 through 31.
HH is the hour; valid values are 00 through 23.
MM is minutes; valid values are 00 through 59.
yy is the year; valid values are 00 through 99 (values greater than 69 are interpreted as 1970
through 1999, and values less than 70 are interpreted as 2000-2069).
switch:admin> date
Fri Sep 29 17:01:48 UTC 2007
switch:admin> date "0927123007"
Thu Sep 27 12:30:00 UTC 2007
switch:admin>
Setting time zones
You must perform the procedure on all switches for which the time zone must be set. However, you
only need to set the time zone once on each switch, because the value is written to nonvolatile
memory.
Use one of the two following procedures to set the time zone.
The following procedure describes how to set the current time zone using timezone_fmt mode to
Central Standard time.
1. Log into the switch using the default password, which is password.
2. Enter the tsTimeZone command as follows:
switch:admin> tstimezone [--interactive ]/ [,timezone_fmt]
Use timezone_fmt to set the time zone by Country/City or by time zone ID, such as PST.
The following example shows how to change the time zone to US/Central.
switch:admin> tstimezone
Time Zone : US/Pacific
switch:admin> tstimezone US/Central
switch:admin> tstimezone
Time Zone : US/Central
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Setting time zones interactively
The following procedure describes how to set the current time zone using
interactive mode to Pacific Standard Time.
1. Type the tsTimeZone command as follows:
switch:admin> tstimezone --interactive
2. You are prompted to select a general location.
Please identify a location so that time zone rules can be set correctly.
3. Enter the appropriate number or Ctrl-D to quit.
4. At the prompt, select a country location.
5. At the prompt, enter the appropriate number to specify the time zone region or
Ctrl-D to quit.
Setting time zones interactively
The following procedure describes how to set the current time zone using interactive mode to Pacific
Standard Time.
1. Type the tsTimeZone command as follows:
switch:admin> tstimezone --interactive
2. You are prompted to select a general location.
Please identify a location so that time zone rules can be set correctly.
3. Enter the appropriate number or Ctrl-D to quit.
4. At the prompt, select a country location.
5. At the prompt, enter the appropriate number to specify the time zone region or Ctrl-D to quit.
Synchronizing local time using NTP
Perform the following steps to synchronize the local time using NTP.
1. Log into the switch using the default password, which is password.
2. Enter the tsClockServer command:
switch:admin> tsclockserver
"<ntp1;ntp2>"
where ntp1 is the IP address or DNS name of the first NTP server, which the switch must be able to
access. The second ntp2 is the second NTP server and is optional. The operand "<ntp1;ntp2>" is
optional; by default, this value is LOCL, which uses the local clock of the principal or primary switch
as the clock server.
switch:admin> tsclockserver
LOCL
switch:admin> tsclockserver "132.163.135.131"
switch:admin> tsclockserver
132.163.135.131
switch:admin>
The following example shows how to set up more than one NTP server using a DNS name:
switch:admin> tsclockserver
"10.32.170.1;10.32.170.2;ntp.localdomain.net"
Updating Clock Server configuration...done.
Updated with the NTP servers
Changes to the clock server value on the principal or primary FCS switch are
propagated to all switches in the fabric.
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Brocade 300 Operation
● Powering the Brocade 300 on and off.............................................................................25
● Interpreting LED activity.................................................................................................. 25
● POST and boot specifications.........................................................................................28
● Interpreting POST results................................................................................................28
● Maintaining the Brocade 300.......................................................................................... 29
● Managing the Brocade 300............................................................................................. 31
Powering the Brocade 300 on and off
To power on the Brocade 300, connect the power cable to the AC receptacle on the switch and to a
power source. The switch runs POST by default each time it is powered on, reset, or rebooted, and
requires a up to three minutes to run.
To end the flow of power to the Brocade 300, remove the power cord from the power source.
DANGER
Disconnect the power cord from all power sources to completely remove power from the device.
Interpreting LED activity
System activity and status can be determined through the activity of the LEDs on the switch. There are
three possible LED states: no light, a steady light, and a flashing light. The steady lights and flashing
lights can be green or amber.
The LEDs flash either of these colors during boot, POST, or other diagnostic tests. This is normal and
does not indicate a problem unless the LEDs do not indicate a healthy state after all boot processes and
diagnostic tests are complete.
Brocade 300 LEDs
•
•
•
•
One system status LED (above) on the left side
One power status LED (below) on the left side
Two Ethernet port status LEDs, one for speed and one for link status
24 port status LEDs, one for each port, located above the ports
LED locations
All Brocade 300 LEDs are located on the port side.
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LED patterns
FIGURE 5 Detailed View, Brocade 300 LEDs
A. System status LED (green/amber)
B. System power LED (green)
C. Link status LED
D. Link speed LED
E. Port status LED for port 3
F. Port status LED for port 7
LED patterns
The following table summarizes the state of the Brocade 300 LEDs as well as recommended user
responses.
TABLE 1 Brocade 300 LED Patterns During Normal Operation
LED Name
LED Color
Status of Hardware
Recommended Action
Power Status
No light
System is off or there is an internal
power supply failure.
Verify the system is on. If the
system is on, the unit is faulty.
Contact Technical Support.
System Status
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Steady green
System is on and power supplies
are functioning properly.
No action required.
No light
System is off, boot is not complete,
or boot failed.
Verify the system is on and has
completed booting.
Steady green
System is on and power supplies
are functioning properly.
No action required.
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TABLE 1 Brocade 300 LED Patterns During Normal Operation (Continued)
LED Name
LED Color
Status of Hardware
Recommended Action
Steady amber (for
more than five
seconds)
Boot failed, the system is faulty.
Perform the following steps:
Connect a serial cable to the
system.
Reboot the system.
Check the failure indicated on the
system console.
Contact Technical Support.
Flashing amber/
green
Attention is required. A number of
variables can cause this status
including a single power supply
failure, a fan failure, or one or more
environmental ranges has
exceeded.
Check the management interface
and the error log for details on the
cause of status.
Port speed is 10 Mbps.
No action required.
Steady green
Port speed is 100 Mbps.
No action required.
No light
There is no link.
Verify the Ethernet cable is
connected correctly.
Steady amber
There is a link.
No action required.
Flickering amber
There is link activity (traffic).
No action required.
No light
No signal or light carrier (media or
cable) detected.
Check transceiver and cable.
Slow flashing green
(flashing in twosecond intervals)
Port is online but segmented
because of a loopback cable or
incompatible switch connection.
No action required.
Fast flashing green
(flashing in halfsecond intervals)
Port is online and an internal
loopback diagnostic test is running.
No action required.
Flickering green
(steady with random
flashes)
Port is online and frames are
flowing through the port.
No action required.
Steady green
Port is online (connected to external No action required.
device) but has no traffic.
Slow flashing amber
(flashing in twosecond intervals)
Port is disabled (because of
diagnostics or the portDisable
command).
Verify the diagnostic tests are not
running. Reenable the port using
the portEnable command.
Fast flashing amber
(flashing in halfsecond intervals)
Port is faulty.
Check the management interface
and the error log for details on the
cause of status.
Ethernet Speed No light
Ethernet Link
Port Status
Contact Technical Support if
required.
Contact Technical Support if
required.
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TABLE 1 Brocade 300 LED Patterns During Normal Operation (Continued)
LED Name
LED Color
Status of Hardware
Recommended Action
Steady amber (for
more than five
seconds)
Port is receiving light or signal
carrier at 4 Gbps; but is not yet
online.
No action required.
POST and boot specifications
When the switch is turned on or rebooted, the switch performs POST (power on, self test). Total boot
time with POST can be several minutes. POST can be omitted after subsequent reboots by using the
fastboot command or entering the diagDisablePost command to persistently disable POST.
For more information about these commands, refer to the Fabric OS Command Reference Manual .
POST
The success or failure results of the diagnostic tests that run during POST can be monitored through
the error log or the command line interface.
POST includes the following steps:
1. Preliminary POST diagnostics are run.
2. Operating system is initialized.
3. Hardware is initialized.
4. Diagnostic tests are run on several functions, including circuitry, port functionality, memory,
statistics counters, and serialization.
Boot
In addition to POST, boot includes the following steps after POST is complete:
1. Universal port configuration is performed.
2. Links are initialized.
3. Fabric is analyzed, and if any ports are connected to other switches, the switch participates in a
fabric configuration.
4. Switch obtains a domain ID and assigns port addresses.
5. Unicast routing tables are constructed.
6. Normal port operation is enabled.
Interpreting POST results
POST is a system check that is performed each time the switch is powered on, rebooted, or reset.
During POST, the LEDs flash either amber or green. Any errors that occur during POST are listed in
the error log.
To determine that POST completed successfully and whether or not any errors were detected:
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1. Verify that the switch LEDs indicate that all components are healthy.
See the LED patterns section for descriptions and interpretations of LED patterns. If one or more
LEDs do not display a healthy state, verify that the LEDs on the switch are not set to "beacon" by
entering the switchShow command to detect if beaconing is active.
2. Verify that the switch prompt displays on the terminal of a computer workstation connected to the
switch.
If there is no switch prompt when POST completes, press Enter . If the switch prompt still does not
display, try opening a Telnet session or accessing through another management tool. If this is not
successful, the switch did not successfully complete POST; contact your switch supplier for repair.
3. Review the switch system log for errors. Any errors detected during POST are written to the system
log, accessible through the errShow command.
For information about all referenced commands, and on accessing the error log, refer to the Fabric
OS Administrator’s Guide . For information about error messages, refer to the Fabric OS Message
Reference Manual .
Maintaining the Brocade 300
The Brocade 300 does not require any regular physical maintenance; it was designed to minimize the
chance of failure.
Ensure that the environmental conditions, described in Environmental considerations on page 16 are
met. This helps prevent failure of the switch due to distress or abuse.
Installing an SFP
The Brocade 300 supports only Brocade-branded SFPs. If you use an unqualified SFP, the switchShow
command output shows the port in a Mod_Inv state. Fabric OS also logs the issue in the system error
log.
Follow these instructions to install an SFP.
1. Making sure that the bail (wire handle) is in the unlocked position, place the SFP in the correctly
oriented position on the port as shown in the following figure.
2. Slide the SFP into the port until you feel it click into place; then close the bail.
NOTE
Each SFP has a 10-pad gold-plated PCB-edge connector on the bottom. The correct position to
insert an SFP into the upper row of ports is with the gold edge down. The correct position to insert an
SFP into the lower row of ports is with the gold edge up. The following figure shows the correct
orientation for installing an SFP in an upper row port slot.
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FIGURE 6 Installing an SFP in the upper row of port slot
Diagnostic tests
In addition to POST, the Fabric OS includes diagnostic tests to help you troubleshoot the hardware
and firmware. This includes tests of internal connections and circuitry, fixed media, and the
transceivers and cables in use.
The tests are implemented by command, either through a Telnet session or through a terminal set up
for a serial connection to the switch. Some tests require the ports to be connected by external cables,
to allow diagnostics to verify the serializer/deserializer interface, transceiver, and cable. Some tests
require loopback plugs.
All diagnostic tests are run at link speeds of 1, 2, 4, and 8 Gbps, depending on the speed of the link
being tested.
NOTE
Diagnostic tests can temporarily lock the transmit and receive speed of the links during diagnostic
testing.
For information about specific diagnostic tests, refer to the Fabric OS Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
Guide .
Field Replaceable Units (FRUs)
In the Brocade 300, the only parts that are field replaceable are the SFPs. The entire switch is a FRU.
The fan units and power supply are not field replaceable in this switch.
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Managing the Brocade 300
You can use the management functions built into the Brocade 300 to monitor the fabric topology, port
status, physical status, and other information to help you analyze switch performance and to accelerate
system debugging.
The Brocade 300 automatically performs power-on-self-test (POST) each time it is turned on. Any
errors are recorded in the error log. For more information about POST, see POST and boot
specifications on page 28.
For information about upgrading the version of Fabric OS installed on your switch, refer to the Fabric
OS Administrator’s Guide.
You can manage the Brocade 300 using any of the management options listed in the following table.
TABLE 2 Management Options for the Brocade 300 Switch
Management Tool
Out-of-band Support
In-band Support
Command line interface (CLI)
Ethernet or serial
connection
IP over Fibre Channel
Ethernet or serial
connection
IP over Fibre Channel
Ethernet or serial
connection
IP over Fibre Channel
Ethernet or serial
connection
IP over Fibre Channel
Ethernet or serial
connection
Native in-band interface(over
HBA only)
Ethernet or serial
connection
IP over Fibre Channel
Up to two admin sessions and four user sessions
simultaneously. For more information, refer to the Fabric
OS Administrator’s Guide and the Fabric OS Command
Reference Manual .
Brocade Web Tools
For information, refer to the Web Tools Administrator’s
Guide .
Standard SNMP applications
For information, refer to the MIB Reference Manual .
Brocade Fabric Manager (option to purchase)
For information, refer to the Fabric Manager
Administrator’s Guide .
Management Server
For information, refer to the Fabric OS Administrator’s
Guide and the Fabric OS Command Reference
Manual .
EFCM (option to purchase)
For information, refer to the EFCM documentation set.
NOTE
To achieve in-band support for IP over Fibre Channel, the software must be run on both the HBA and
the switch, and it must be supported by both the HBA and HBA driver
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Brocade 300 Specifications
● Switch components......................................................................................................... 33
● Weight and physical dimensions.....................................................................................33
● Facility requirements....................................................................................................... 34
● Power supply specifications............................................................................................ 34
● Environmental requirements........................................................................................... 35
● General specifications.....................................................................................................36
● Data transmission ranges............................................................................................... 37
● Memory specifications.....................................................................................................37
● Fibre Channel port specifications....................................................................................38
● Serial port specifications................................................................................................. 38
● Supported SFPs and HBAs.............................................................................................38
Switch components
The Brocade 300 switch includes the following components:
• Rack-mountable 1U chassis, designed for a 19-inch rack space, with forced-air cooling that flows
from the non-port side of the switch to the port side.
• 24 Fibre Channel ports, compatible with short wavelength (SWL), long wavelength (LWL), and
extended long wavelength (ELWL) SFP transceivers
• One RJ-45 serial port on the port side of the switch
• One IEEE-compliant RJ-45 connector on the port side of the switch for use with 10/100 Mbps
Ethernet
• 24 port LEDs, 1 switch power LED, 1 switch status LED, and 2 Ethernet LEDs
• One USB port for system log file downloads or firmware upgrades
• One universal AC input and three integrated fans
Weight and physical dimensions
The following table lists the weight and physical dimensions of the Brocade 300 switch.
TABLE 3 Switch Specifications
Brocade 300
Height
42.9 mm (1.69 inches)
Depth
306.6 mm (12.07 inches)
Width
428.75 mm (16.88 inches)
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TABLE 3 Switch Specifications (Continued)
Brocade 300
Weight
4.2 kg (9.3 lbs)
Facility requirements
The following table provides the facilities requirements that must be met for the Brocade 300.
TABLE 4 Facility Requirements
Type
Requirements
Electrical
•
Primary AC input 100-240 VAC, 2.0A, 47-63 Hz; switch autosenses input voltage
•
Adequate supply circuit, line fusing, and wire size, as specified by the electrical rating on the
switch nameplate
•
Circuit protected by a circuit breaker and grounded in accordance with local electrical codes
Refer to Power supply specifications on page 34 for complete power supply specifications.
Thermal
• A minimum air flow of 39.1 cubic meters/hour (23 cubic ft/min.) available in the immediate
vicinity of the switch
• Ambient air temperature not exceeding 40 ° C (104 ° F) while the switch is operating
Rack installation •
•
One unit (1U) in a 48.3 cm (19-inches) rack
All equipment in rack grounded through a reliable branch circuit connection
•
Additional weight of switch not to exceed the rack's weight limits
•
Rack secured to ensure stability in case of unexpected movement
Power supply specifications
The power supply is universal and capable of functioning worldwide without using voltage jumpers or
switches. It meets IEC 61000-4-5 surge voltage requirements and is autoranging in terms of
accommodating input voltages and line frequencies. The power supply has its own built-in fan for
cooling, pushing the air toward the port side of the switch. The power supply is not removable.
TABLE 5 Brocade 300 Power Supply Specifications
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Specification
Value
Inlet
C13
Maximum output from the power supply
75 watts
System power consumption
48 watts nominal, 57 watts maximum
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TABLE 5 Brocade 300 Power Supply Specifications (Continued)
Specification
Value
Input voltage
85 - 264 VAC, universal
Input line frequency
47 - 63 Hz
BTU rating
277 BTU/hr
Inrush current
21.5 Amps at 240 Vac Cold Start
Environmental requirements
The following table lists the acceptable environment for both operating and nonoperating (such as
during transportation or storage) conditions.
TABLE 6 Environmental Requirements
Condition
Acceptable Range During Operation
Acceptable Range During NonOperation
Ambient Temperature -10° to +40° C (14° to 104° F)
-25° to 70° C (-13° to 158° F)
Humidity
10% to 85% RH noncondensing, at 40°C, with
maximum gradient of 10% per hour
10% to 90% RH noncondensing, at 70°
C
Altitude
0 to 3 km (9,842 ft) above sea level
0 to 12 km (39,370 ft) above sea level
Shock
20 G, 6 ms duration, half sine wave
33 G, 11 ms duration, half sine
Vibration
0.5 G, 5-500 Hz
2.0 G, 5-500 Hz
Air flow
High speed: 39.1 CMH (23 CFM)
None required
Low speed: 30.6 CMH (18 CFM)
NOTE
The -10° to 40° Celsius range applies to the ambient air temperature at the air intake vents on the nonport side of the switch. The temperature inside the switch can be up to 80° Celsius during switch
operation. If the internal temperature range exceeds the operating ranges of the components, the LEDs,
error messages, and Fabric Watch alerts indicate a problem. Enter the tempShow or Fabric Watch
commands to view temperature status.
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General specifications
The following table lists the system specifications for the Brocade 300.
TABLE 7 General Specifications
Specification
Description
Autoconfiguring port types
F_Port, FL_Port, M_Port, N_Port, and E_Port
System architecture
Nonblocking shared-memory switch
System processor
Power PC 440EPx,667 MHz CPU
ANSI Fibre Channel protocol
FC-PH ( Fibre Channel Physical and Signaling Interface standard )
Modes of operation
Fibre Channel Class 2, Class 3, Class F
Fabric initialization
Complies with FC-SW-2 6.6
FC-IP (Fibre Channel over IP)
Complies with FC-IP 2.3 of FCA profile
Aggregate switch I/O bandwidth
384 Gbps if all 24 ports running at 8 Gbps, full duplex
Port-to-port latency
Less than 700 nanoseconds with no contention (destination port is free)
The following table lists the EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) for the Brocade 300.
TABLE 8 EMC specifications
Country
Safety
EMC
United States
Bi_Nat UL/CSA 60950-1 1st Ed or latest
ANSI C63.4
Canada
Bi_Nat UL/CSA 60950-1 1st Ed or latest
ICES-003 Class A
Japan
European Community
CISPR22 and JEIDA (Harmonics)
EN60950-1 or latest
Australia/New Zealand
EN55022 or CISPR22 or AS/NZS CISPR22
Argentina
IEC60950-1 or latest
Russian Federation
IEC60950-1 or latest
Korea
China (PS only)
36
EN55022 and EN55024
51318.22-99 and 51318.24.99
KN22 and KN24
GB4943-2001 and GB9254-1998 or latest
GB17625.1-2012 or latest
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TABLE 8 EMC specifications (Continued)
Country
Safety
EMC
Taiwan (PS only)
CNS 14336(94) or latest
CNS 13438(95) or latest
Data transmission ranges
The following table provides the data transmission ranges for different cable types and port speeds.
TABLE 9 Laser Data Transmission Ranges
Port Speed Cable Size
(microns)
Short Wavelength (SWL)
Long Wavelength
(LWL)
Extended Long
Wavelength (ELWL)
1 Gbps
50
500 m (1,640 ft) (OM2)860 m
(2,821 ft) (OM3)
NA
NA
62.5
300 m (984 ft)
NA
NA
9
NA
10 km (6.2 miles)
40 km (24.8 miles)
50
300 m (984 ft) (OM2)500 m
(1,640 ft) (OM3)
NA
NA
62.5
150 m (492 ft)
NA
NA
9
NA
NA
40 km (24.8 miles)
50
150 m (492 ft) (OM2)380 m
(1,246 ft) (OM3)
NA
NA
62.5
70 m (230 ft)
NA
NA
9
NA
NA
NA
50
50 m (164 ft) (OM2)150 m (492
ft) (OM3)
NA
NA
62.5
21 m (69 ft)
NA
NA
9
NA
10 km (6.2 miles)
NA
2 Gbps
4 Gbps
8 Gbps
Memory specifications
The following table provides theBrocade 300 memory specifications.
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Fibre Channel port specifications
TABLE 10 Memory Specifications
Memory Type
Installed Memory
Main memory (SDRAM)
512 MB
Compact flash
1 GB
Fibre Channel port specifications
The Fibre Channel ports in the Brocade 300 are compatible with SWL, LWL, and ELWL SFPs. The
strength of the signal is determined by the type of SFP in use.
The ports meet all required safety standards. For more information about these standards, see
Regulatory compliance on page 39.
The ports are capable of operating at 1, 2, 4 and 8 Gbps, and are able to autonegotiate the highest
speed capable for all attached devices.
Serial port specifications
The serial port is located on the port side of the switch as a RJ-45 connector, designed to connect to a
DTE port.
Use the serial port to connect to a computer workstation to configure the switch IP address without
connecting to the fabric. The serial port’s parameters are 9600 baud, 8 data bits, no parity, 1 stop bit,
and no flow control.
Supported SFPs and HBAs
When you receive the Brocade 300, your package contains at least 8 Brocade-branded SFPs for the
base configuration. Use only SFPs that are tested and supported.
For the most up to date list of supported SFPs and HBAs for the Brocade 300, check Brocade
Connect. Using a web browser, connect to www.brocade.com and click the Brocade Connect link.
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Regulatory Statements
● Regulatory compliance....................................................................................................39
● Environmental regulation compliance............................................................................. 43
Regulatory compliance
This section describes the regulatory compliance requirements for the Brocade 300. It contains:
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FCC warning (USA only) on page 39
KCC statement (Republic of Korea) on page 39
VCCI statement Japan on page 40
Power cords (Japan Denan) on page 40
China statement on page 41
BSMI statement (Taiwan) on page 41
CE statement on page 42
Canadian requirements on page 42
RTC battery precautions on page 16
GUID-9240DA84-420F-4EA2-99CC-6D0CC0BEACD7
Regulatory certifications on page 42
FCC warning (USA only)
This equipment has been tested and complies with the limits for a Class A computing device pursuant
to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not installed and used
in accordance with the instruction manual, might cause harmful interference to radio communications.
Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference, in which case
the user will be required to correct the interference at the user’s own expense.
KCC statement (Republic of Korea)
Class A device (Broadcasting Communication Device for Office Use): This device obtained EMC
registration for office use (Class A), and may be used in places other than home. Sellers and/or users
need to take note of this.
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VCCI statement Japan
VCCI statement Japan
This is a Class A product based on the standard of the Voluntary Control Council for Interference by
Information Technology Equipment (VCCI). If this equipment is used in a domestic environment, radio
disturbance might arise. When such trouble occurs, the user might be required to take corrective
actions.
Power cords (Japan Denan)
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China statement
BSMI statement (Taiwan)
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CE statement
Warning:
This is Class A product. In a domestic environment this product may cause radio interference in which
case the user may be required to take adequate measures.
CE statement
ATTENTION
This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment, this product might cause radio interference, and
the user might be required to take corrective measures.
The standards compliance label on the Brocade 300 contains the CE mark which indicates that this
system conforms to the provisions of the following European Council directives, laws, and standards:
• Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive 2004/108/EEC
• Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 2006/95/EC
• EN50082-2/EN55024:1998 (European Immunity Requirements)
‐
‐
EN61000-3-2/JEIDA (European and Japanese Harmonics Spec)
EN61000-3-3
Canadian requirements
This Class A digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing
Equipment Regulations, ICES-003 Class A.
Regulatory certifications
The following table lists the regulatory compliance standards for which the Brocade 300 is certified.
TABLE 11 Regulatory compliance standards
Country
Standards
Safety
EMC
Safety
EMC
United States
Bi-Nat UL/CSA 60950-1
1st Ed or latest
ANSI C63.4
cCSAus
FCC Class A and
Statement
Canada
Bi-Nat UL/CSA 60950-1
1st Ed or latest
ICES-003 Class A
cCSAus
ICES A and Statement
Japan
European Union
Australia, New
Zealand
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Agency Certifications and
Markings
CISPR22 and JEIDA
(Harmonics)
EN60950-1 or latest
EN55022 and EN55024
EN55022 or CISPR22 or
AS/NZS CISPR22
VCCI-A and Statement
TUV-GS, N
CE marking
C-Tick mark
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TABLE 11 Regulatory compliance standards (Continued)
Country
Standards
Agency Certifications and
Markings
Argentina
IEC60950-1 or latest
"S" mark
Russia
IEC60950-1 or latest
Korea
51318.22-99 and
51318.24.99 or latest
KN22 and KN24
GOST mark GOST mark
MIC mark Class A
Environmental regulation compliance
This section describes the China RoHS environmental regulatory compliance requirements for the
Brocade 300 switch.
China RoHS
Refer to the latest revision of the China ROHS document (P/N 53‐1000428‐xx) which ships with the
product.
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Cautions and Danger Notices
● Cautions.......................................................................................................................... 45
● Danger Notices............................................................................................................... 47
Cautions
A Caution statement alerts you to situations that can be potentially hazardous to you or cause damage
to hardware, firmware, software, or data.
Ein Vorsichthinweis warnt Sie vor potenziellen Personengefahren oder Beschädigung der Hardware,
Firmware, Software oder auch vor einem möglichen Datenverlust
Un message de mise en garde vous alerte sur des situations pouvant présenter un risque potentiel de
dommages corporels ou de dommages matériels, logiciels ou de perte de données.
Un mensaje de precaución le alerta de situaciones que pueden resultar peligrosas para usted o causar
daños en el hardware, el firmware, el software o los datos.
General cautions
CAUTION
Do not install the device in an environment where the operating ambient temperature might
exceed 40°C (104°F).
VORSICHT
Das Gerät darf nicht in einer Umgebung mit einer Umgebungsbetriebstemperatur von über
40°C (104°F) installiert werden.
MISE EN
GARDE
N'installez pas le dispositif dans un environnement où la température d'exploitation ambiante
risque de dépasser 40°C (104°F).
PRECAUCIÓN
No instale el instrumento en un entorno en el que la temperatura ambiente de operación pueda
exceder los 40°C (104°F).
CAUTION
Make sure the airflow around the front, sides, and back of the device is not restricted.
VORSICHT
Stellen Sie sicher, dass an der Vorderseite, den Seiten und an der Rückseite der Luftstrom
nicht behindert wird.
MISE EN
GARDE
Vérifiez que rien ne restreint la circulation d'air devant, derrière et sur les côtés du dispositif et
qu'elle peut se faire librement.
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Cautions and Danger Notices
PRECAUCIÓN
Asegúrese de que el flujo de aire en las inmediaciones de las partes anterior, laterales y
posterior del instrumento no esté restringido.
CAUTION
Changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
VORSICHT
Falls dieses Gerät verändert oder modifiziert wird, ohne die ausdrückliche Genehmigung der
für die Einhaltung der Anforderungen verantwortlichen Partei einzuholen, kann dem Benutzer
der weitere Betrieb des Gerätes untersagt werden.
MISE EN
GARDE
Les éventuelles modifications apportées à cet équipement sans avoir été expressément
approuvées par la partie responsable d'en évaluer la conformité sont susceptibles d'annuler le
droit de l'utilisateur à utiliser cet équipement.
PRECAUCIÓN
Si se realizan cambios o modificaciones en este dispositivo sin la autorización expresa de la
parte responsable del cumplimiento de las normas, la licencia del usuario para operar este
equipo puede quedar anulada.
CAUTION
Ensure that the airflow direction of the power supply unit matches that of the installed fan tray.
The power supplies and fan trays are clearly labeled with either a green arrow with an "E", or
an orange arrow with an "I."
VORSICHT
Vergewissern Sie sich, dass die Luftstromrichtung des Netzteils der eingebauten Lüftereinheit
entspricht. Die Netzteile und Lüftereinheiten sind eindeutig mit einem grünen Pfeil und dem
Buchstaben "E" oder einem orangefarbenen Pfeil mit dem Buchstaben "I" gekennzeichnet.
MISE EN
GARDE
Veillez à ce que le sens de circulation de l'air du bloc d'alimentation corresponde à celui du
tiroir de ventilation installé. Les blocs d'alimentation et les tiroirs de ventilation sont étiquetés
d'une flèche verte avec un "E " ou d'une flèche orange avec un " I ".
PRECAUCIÓN
Asegúrese de que la dirección del flujo de aire de la unidad de alimentación se corresponda
con la de la bandeja del ventilador instalada. Los dispositivos de alimentación y las bandejas
del ventilador están etiquetadas claramente con una flecha verde y una "E" o con una flecha
naranja y una "I".
Electrical cautions
CAUTION
Before plugging a cable into to any port, be sure to discharge the voltage stored on the cable
by touching the electrical contacts to ground surface.
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Bevor Sie ein Kabel in einen Anschluss einstecken, entladen Sie jegliche im Kabel
vorhandene elektrische Spannung, indem Sie mit den elektrischen Kontakten eine geerdete
Oberfläche berühren.
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MISE EN
GARDE
Avant de brancher un câble à un port, assurez-vous de décharger la tension du câble en
reliant les contacts électriques à la terre.
PRECAUCIÓN
Antes de conectar un cable en cualquier puerto, asegúrese de descargar la tensión
acumulada en el cable tocando la superficie de conexión a tierra con los contactos eléctricos.
Danger Notices
A danger notification calls your attention to a possible hazard that can cause injury or death. The
following are the warnings used in this manual.
"Gefahr" weist auf eine mögliche Gefährdung hin, die zu Verletzungen oder Tod führen können. Sie
finden die folgenden Warnhinweise in diesem Handbuch.
Un danger attire votre attention sur un risque possible de blessure ou de décès. Ci-dessous, vous
trouverez les avertissements utilisés dans ce manuel.
Una señal de peligro le llama la atención sobre cualquier posible peligro que pueda ocasionar daños
personales o la muerte. A continuación se dan las advertencias utilizadas en este manual.
General dangers
DANGER
The procedures in this manual are for qualified service personnel.
GEFAHR
Die Verfahren in diesem Handbuch sind nur für qualifiziertes Wartungspersonal gedacht.
DANGER
Les procédures décrites dans ce manuel doivent être effectuées par le personnel de service
qualifié uniquement.
PELIGRO
Los procedimientos de este manual se han hecho para personal de servicio cualificado.
Electrical dangers
DANGER
Make sure that the power source circuits are properly grounded, then use the power cord
supplied with the device to connect it to the power source.
GEFAHR
Stellen Sie sicher, dass die Stromkreise ordnungsgemäß geerdet sind. Benutzen Sie dann das
mit dem Gerät gelieferte Stromkabel, um es an die Srromquelle anzuschließen.
DANGER
Vérifiez que les circuits de sources d'alimentation sont bien mis à la terre, puis utilisez lecordon
d'alimentation fourni avec le dispositif pour le connecter à la source d'alimentation.
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PELIGRO
Verifique que circuitos de la fuente de corriente están conectados a tierra correctamente; luego
use el cordón de potencia suministrado con el instrumento para conectarlo a la fuente de
corriente
DANGER
To avoid high voltage shock, do not open the device while the power is on.
GEFAHR
Das eingeschaltete Gerät darf nicht geöffnet werden, da andernfalls das Risiko eines
Stromschlags mit Hochspannung besteht.
DANGER
Afin d'éviter tout choc électrique, n'ouvrez pas l'appareil lorsqu'il est sous tension.
PELIGRO
Para evitar una descarga de alto voltaje, no abra el dispositivo mientras esté encendido.
DANGER
Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries
according to the instructions.
GEFAHR
Es besteht Explosionsgefahr, wenn ein unzulässiger Batterietyp eingesetzt wird.
Verbrauchte Batterien sind entsprechend den geltenden Vorschriften zu entsorgen.
DANGER
Risque d'explosion en cas de remplacement de la pile par un modèle incorrect.
Débarrassez-vous des piles usagées conformément aux instructions.
PELIGRO
Riesgo de explosión si se sustituye la batería por una de tipo incorrecto.
Deshágase de las baterías usadas de acuerdo con las instrucciones.
DANGER
Disconnect the power cord from all power sources to completely remove power from the
device.
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GEFAHR
Ziehen Sie das Stromkabel aus allen Stromquellen, um sicherzustellen, dass dem Gerät kein
Strom zugeführt wird.
DANGER
Débranchez le cordon d'alimentation de toutes les sources d'alimentation pour couper
complètement l'alimentation du dispositif.
PELIGRO
Para desconectar completamente la corriente del instrumento, desconecte el cordón de
corriente de todas las fuentes de corriente.
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Dangers related to equipment weight
DANGER
Make sure the rack housing the device is adequately secured to prevent it from becoming
unstable or falling over.
GEFAHR
Stellen Sie sicher, dass das Gestell für die Unterbringung des Geräts auf angemessene Weise
gesichert ist, so dass das Gestell oder der Schrank nicht wackeln oder umfallen kann.
DANGER
Vérifiez que le bâti abritant le dispositif est bien fixé afin qu'il ne devienne pas instable ou qu'il
ne risque pas de tomber.
PELIGRO
Verifique que el bastidor que alberga el instrumento está asegurado correctamente para evitar
que pueda hacerse inestable o que caiga.
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Index
I
A
access
NTP 23
B
Brocade 300 features 11
Brocade Advanced Web Tools 31
Brocade Fabric Manager 31
BSMI statement (Taiwan) 41
C
cable management 17
Canadian requirements 42
CE statement 42
China RoHS 43
Command line interface (CLI) 31
components, switch 33
configuring
installation
cabinet 18
standalone 18
installation and safety considerations 15
installing a Brocade 300 into an EIA cabinet 18
installing an SFP 29
installing a standalone Brocade 300 18
interpreting LED activity 25
interpreting POST results 28
ISL trunking groups 13
items included with the Brocade 300 15
items required for installation 18
K
KCC statement 39
L
date and time 21
NTP 23
configuring the Brocade 300 19
LED activity 26
LED location 25
local clock 23
LOCL 23
D
logging
timestamp 21
data transmission ranges 37
date 22
date and time 21
M
maintaining the Brocade 300 29
Management Server 31
memory specifications 37
E
environmental requirements 35
event
date and time 21
N
non-port side of Brocade 300 13
F
Fabric Manager 31
facility requirements 34
FCC warning (USA only) 39
Fibre Channel port specifications 38
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P
port
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Ethernet port 33
serial port 33
port side of the Brocade 300 12
port status LEDs 25
POST and boot specifications 28
powering the Brocade 300 on and off 25
power status LED 25
power supply specifications 34
provide power to the switch 19
W
weight and physical dimensions 33
R
recommendations for cable management 17
regulatory certifications 42
regulatory compliance 39
RJ-45 connector 33
RS-232 connector 33
RTC battery 16
S
safety precautions 16
serial port specifications 38
setting
time zone 22, 23
setting the date and timesettings
date and time 21
setting the IP address 20
Setting time zones 21–23
SNMP 31
supported SFPs 38
switch
components 33
switch configuration 19
system specifications 36
system status LED 25
T
time 21
time and datedate and timesetting the switch date and
time 21
time zones 21
tsclockserver 22, 23
tsTimeZone 22, 23
V
VCCI statement 40
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