Tag: 8GBps

How to check your Brocade SAN Switch is ready to use for 8 GBps?

Its time to say bye to 1-2-4 GBps and say hi to 8 GBps. So how do you know whether your SAN switch is ready to plugin 8 GBps SFP’s?

Here is the command

slotshow -m

Above command show the info about the blades connected to the slots, no. of ports in each blade and the port speed. “FC8” means 8 GBps “FC4” means 4 GBps supported by the switch blades. Remember, if you have 1 GBps / GBICs then we cant use them with 8 GBps supported Blades.

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