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Configuring Brocade FC switches with configuration files

When you configure a Brocade FC switch, you can download and execute switch configuration files that provide the complete switch settings for certain configurations.

Before you begin

You must have access to an FTP server. The switches must have connectivity with the FTP server.

About this task

Each configuration file is different and must be used with the correct switch. Only one of the configuration files for each switch fabric contains zoning commands.


  1. Go to the software download page.
  2. In the list of products, find the row for Fibre Channel Switch, and in the drop-down list select Brocade.
  3. On the Fibre Channel Switch for Brocade page, click View & Download.
  4. On the Fibre Channel Switch - Brocade page, click the MetroCluster link.
  5. Follow the directions on the MetroCluster Configuration Files for Brocade Switches description page to download and run the files.