Requirements for a shared-switches configuration
You must follow certain requirements when creating a shared-switches configuration.
- Fabric-attached MetroCluster configuration
- Brocade 5100 or 6510 switch
- SAS disk shelves with FibreBridge 6500N
To know how to install and configure FibreBridge 6500N as part of your MetroCluster configuration, see Configuring a MetroCluster system with SAS disk shelves and FibreBridge 6500N bridges on the NetApp Support Site at support.netapp.com.
- A minimum of two ISLs per fabric with TI enabled.
For more information about configuring a switch in a shared-switches configuration, see the Fabric-attached MetroCluster Systems Brocade Switch Configuration Guide on the NetApp Support Site at support.netapp.com.