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Passed the CCIE Storage Lab!

I found out today that I passed the CCIE Storage lab!  It was a long and stressful journey and I glad I have finally made it.  I took my lab on Tuesday Oct 12, 2010 in San Jose.  San Jose … Continue reading

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Using Secondary Addresses with VRRP

VRRP on the MDS in it’s basic form looks something like this: Switch 1

In the above configuration, 192.168.10.2 is the actual physical interface address and 192.168.10.2 is also the VIP address.  This is common.  The other side may … Continue reading

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Additions to MDS Errata’s

About 7 new additions made to the Unofficial Cisco MDS SAN-OS Release 3.x CLI Command Reference Errata and likely a few more to be made over the next few days. I am giving the command reference a final thorough read … Continue reading

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How Hitachis Hu Yoshida got the last word | Data-driven – CNET News

How Hitachis Hu Yoshida got the last word | Data-driven – CNET News. This article is an interesting tie-in to my previous article The Rise and Fall of Cisco Storage Virtualization.  One thing is for sure, storage virtualization is here … Continue reading

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Port Indexes and Multigeneration Modules

This post is to highlight something that is already mentioned on cisco.com, but you may not be aware of.  That is the number of port indexes consumed by various MDS modules. Module Port Indexes Consumed DS-X9016 16 DS-X9032 32 DS-X9032-SSM … Continue reading

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