How to create FCIP link without merging the fabrics.
We have two data centers about 200 miles apart and have individual SAN fabrics at both locations. We recently installed a 300Mbps IP WAN between the locations to setup Replication. I have created an FCIP link and tunnel but the problem is, now both fabrics are merged. The VSANS themselves are isolated (because we have only allowed the replication VSAN through the FCIP tunnel) but the device-aliases across all vsans are all merged. I mean device-aliases which have been created on either fabrics now have been merged to both the fabrics now and DCNM sees switches from both the Data centres as one huge fabric now. I am not sure how to separate the fabrics. I atleast want the device-alias databases separate from each other. Any help is much appreciated.
Hi. Thanks for the reply. I have created a transit vsan and disallowed all other VSANS from the trunk. So, all other VSANs except the transit VSAN are isolated but all switches in both locations still show up as one fabric. And also, because device-aliases are global across vsans, all the device-aliases have been distributed across both fabrics. So, I was wondering how to separate the fabrics, and manage them separately while still having an FCIP link between them. I haven't used IVR though. The reason for that is that we have a transit VSAN 98 in both fabrics. So didn't think IVR was necessary.
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