SAN zone create for Cisco MDS series switch using the CLI commands We have two new ESXi host that need storage mapping to our Dell Compellent SAN. Each ESXi host is dual port 8Gb HBAs. We have two separate fabric zones (vSAN 20 and vSAN 21). This way in a HA fail-over only one switch needs to […]Read more "Adding ESX host to Cisco (vSAN) Fiber Channel Switches (MDS 9000)"
Cisco IOS-XE No Longer Uses Trunk Encapsulation Dot1q I have a pair of Cisco Catalyst 3650X-48TS switches running IOS 12.2(55) and when using trunk encapsulating dot1q from the router to the switch, and then, to the client, Cisco decided to change the commands. For example, I want to pass two VLANs from the switch to my ESXi […]Read more "Cisco IOS XE Release 3.6E (Catalyst 3650 Switches)"
My company just purchased an 8-pack On Demand port activation for two Cisco MDS 9124 SAN Fiber channel switches. We are currently adding additional VMware hosts with dual-port HBAs. Each host will be single connected to each fiber channel switch. In the future we might add additional HBAs so that each host is dual connected […]Read more "Cisco On Demand Port Activation License Fiber Channel Switch MDS 9124"