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Ports-on-Demand Licensing for the
Brocade ICX 6650 Switch
Publication number: 53-1002724-01
Publication date: September, 2012
This document describes Ports-on-Demand licensing for the Brocade ICX 6650 Switch.
The Brocade ICX 6650 Switch is orderable in the following configurations:
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32 front-panel, dual-speed 1/10GbE SFP+ ports enabled.
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40 front-panel, dual-speed 1/10GbE SFP+ ports enabled.
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48 front-panel, dual-speed 1/10GbE SFP+ ports enabled.
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56 front-panel, dual-speed 1/10GbE SFP+ ports enabled.
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All ports enabled (front SFP+: 56 dual-speed 1/10GbE SFP+ ports; rear QSFP: four 40GbE ports,
and two 4x10 GbE breakout ports).
You can purchase and install the following Ports-on-Demand licenses to enable additional ports:
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Groups of 8 dual-speed 1/10GbE SFP+ front ports. The licenses will activate the following groups
of 8 SFP+ port sequentially: ports 33 through 40, 41 through 48, and 49 through 56. You can
purchase up to three ICX6650-8P10G-LIC-POD licenses. Generate the BR-6650-10G-POD license
file from the licensing portal and install the license file on the unit to activate the additional ports.
Refer to the following illustration.
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Up to three ICX6650-2P40G-LIC-POD licenses to enable up to two pairs of 40GbE ports or a pair
of 4x10GbE breakout ports on the rear panel. Generate the BR-6650-40G-POD license file from
the licensing portal and install the license file on the unit to activate the additional ports.
The license file can be applied to any of the following pairs of 40GbE ports or 4x10GbE breakout
ports:
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2/1 and 2/2 40GbE ports
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2/3 and 2/4 40GbE ports
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3/1-4 and 3/5-8 4x10GbE breakout ports
Refer to the following illustration.
NOTE: You can add a BR-6650-2P40G-POD license to any configuration except a fully populated
configuration. For example you can add a BR-6650-2P40G-POD license to a 32 port configuration.
No trial licenses are available with Ports-on-Demand licensing.
For information on obtaining and enabling Brocade 6650 Port-on-Demand licenses, refer to the “Ports-onDemand Licensing” chapter in the Brocade ICX 6650 Administration Guide.
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