Tag Archives: Brocade HBA

How to Connect and Configure Virtual Fibre Channel, FC Storage and FC Tape Library from within a Virtual Machine in Hyper-v Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-v Role provides Fibre Channel ports within the guest operating system, which allows you to connect to Fibre Channel directly from within virtual machines. This feature enables you to virtualize workloads that use direct FC … Continue reading

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How to upgrade firmware of brocade fabric switch

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Requirements: Filezilla FTP Server Filezilla FTP Client Putty Java JRE installed on admin PC Log on credential for Brocade website or respective vendor website e.g. IBM/Dell Downloaded upgrade firmware Upgrade Path. Fabric OS 5.0.x to 5.2.3 is supported Fabric OS … Continue reading

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Install and Configure IBM V3700, Brocade 300B Fabric and ESXi Host Step by Step

Step1: Hardware Installation Follow the official IBM video tutorial to rack and stack IBM V3700.   Cabling V3700, ESX Host and Fabric. Connect each canister of V3700 Storage to two Fabric. Canister1 FC Port 1—>Fabric1 and Canister 1 FC Port … Continue reading

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how to install HP branded brocade HBA on ESX 4.1

Step1: Place ESX Host into maintenance mode Log on to ESX host using vSphere 4.1 Client and place Host into maintenance mode. Step2: HBA Bios Upgrade (Only for HP Proliant G7): To perform an offline BIOS update on an HP-branded … Continue reading

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