On Brocade 6510 switches, you can optionally use the Brocade encryption feature on the ISL connections. If you want to use the encryption feature, you must perform additional configuration steps on each switch in the MetroCluster configuration.
Before you begin
You must have Brocade 6510 switches.
You must have selected two switches from the same fabric.
About this task
The steps must be performed on both the switches in the same fabric.
Disabling virtual fabric
In order to set the ISL encryption, you must disable the virtual fabric on all the four switches being used in a MetroCluster configuration.
Setting the payload
After disabling the virtual fabric, you must set the payload or the data field size on both switches in the fabric.