Persistent FCID's

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Jul 16th, 2007

I have inherited a couple of MDS 9509's and as part of my audit I have found Presistent and non-Presistent FCID's. I know if "not used" is selected they will be lost if the switch reboots.

My question is, why would anybody have set non-presistent FCID's?

Hosts are Windows & ESX servers with EVA's.

Thanks.

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Correct Answer by inch about 9 years 4 months ago

Howdy,

You only really need them if you use AIX and HP-UX.

Pre SanOS 2.0 it was default to NOT have persistent FCID's. Post SanOS 2.0 it is the default to have persistent FCID's.

Cheers

Andrew

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inch Mon, 07/16/2007 - 23:39

Howdy,

You only really need them if you use AIX and HP-UX.

Pre SanOS 2.0 it was default to NOT have persistent FCID's. Post SanOS 2.0 it is the default to have persistent FCID's.

Cheers

Andrew

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