Monday, June 20, 2011

Slot Calculator for TS3100, TS3200, TS3310, TS3400 and TS3500 (3584)

An Excel file to calculate the # of slots, LTO and 3592, for a given configuration of TS3100, TS3200, TS3310 and TS3500(3584). and D53, and gives the available capacity(TB) by using the different types of tape cartridges including LTO U1/U2/U3/U4/U5 and 3592 JJ/JR/JA/JW/JB/JX/JC/JY/JK. Also it supports for > 6,887 slots in TS3500 with the firmware level >= 9500 and TS3500 HD tape frames(S24, S54).

Thursday, June 2, 2011

How to schedule backup of Brocade SAN switch configuration on UNIX/Linux

Brocade SAN switch can be backed up using Web tools or using CLI over SSH.
We can also schedule backup up of configuration.

Here is how to backup switch configuration from UNIX over SSH and SCP.

1, Generate key pair on switch as admin user:
SANSW:admin> sshutil genkey -rsa

2, Generate key pair on host as user used for backing up configuration (if you don't have it).
username@host:# ssh-keygen -t rsa -P ""