Brocade 7800 management

You can use the management functions built into the Brocade 7800 to monitor the fabric topology, port status, physical status, and other information to help you analyze switch performance and to accelerate system debugging.

NOTE
The Brocade 7800 automatically perform a power-on self-test (POST) each time it is turned on. Any errors are recorded in the error log. For more information about POST, see POST and boot specifications.

For information about upgrading the version of Fabric OS installed on your Brocade 7800, see the Brocade Fabric OS Administration Guide

You can manage the Brocade 7800 using any of the management options listed in the following table.

Table 2 Management options for the Brocade 7800

Management Tool

Out-of-band Support

Command line interface (CLI)

Up to two admin sessions and four user sessions simultaneously. For more information, see the Brocade Fabric OS Administration Guide and theBrocade Fabric OS Command Reference.

Ethernet (preferred) or console port connection

Brocade Data Center Fabric Manager (DCFM)

For information, see the Data Center Fabric Manager User Manual .

Ethernet (preferred) or console port connection

Brocade Web Tools

For information, see the Brocade Web Tools Administration Guide.

Ethernet (preferred) or console port connection

Standard SNMP applications

For information, see the Fabric OS MIB Reference.

Ethernet (preferred) or console port connection

Management Server

For information, see the Brocade Fabric OS Administration Guide and theBrocade Fabric OS Command Reference

Ethernet (preferred) or console port connection