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An FCIP tunnel made of Ethernet Port Channels or a FC Port Channel made of FCIP tunnels, which is better?

The Cisco MDS switches support many different ways you can connect them with both fibre channel and ethernet. Some modules do not support all of the features, but they are available in the architecture. For example the MDS 9216i and … Continue reading

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Tips and Pitfalls: VSAN’s, Ports and FC Routing

This is the first of a series of posts where I am collectively mentioning some of the pitfalls I have ran into while studying for the lab. These are things that I try to keep top of mind as I … Continue reading

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IVR and FSPF Cost – Don’t forget to add 1

In my studying for CCIE Storage I have read much on FSPF.  Having come from a routing and switching background, FSPF cost is very similar to spanning tree cost.  FSPF is a standard fibre channel protocol that is used by … Continue reading

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