The BCFP in Nutshell 16 Gbps exam study guide is now available at: http://www. I realized last night that I hadn’t listened to the BCFP nutshell guide (the one with audio) so I quickly went through that and I believe it helped a. There will be a BCFA in Nutshell study guide in the next week. That is what you want to prepare for the exam. The existing BCFP in a Nutshell is.

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njtshell Wed Aug 26, Feb 21, Posts: Tue Aug 11, 1: So thinking back it still probably a thing but was mostly around the 1gb to 2gb transition Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius et Subscriptor. Early on anytime you did wwn based zoning this was soft zoning Post 2Gb WWN based zoning was enforced by the asic until you hit a point where you had too many entries in your zoning database and the asic couldn’t conitnue to enforce this.

So do you want to focus on first Fri Aug 28, 9: Most people call the array the SAN and forget about the networking. If you are going to do IBM stuff, they also have simulators for their Storwize products. I went deeper and did the Brocade Certified Fabric Administrator, but that’s probably overkill unless you have a lot of hardware and complexity in your fabrics.


Thu Sep 03, It may be frombut the concepts haven’t changed much: Mon Aug 31, 1: That course sets you up to really understand the nuts and bolts of what’s happening under the covers when you assign someone a LUN or zone a server to a storage port.

Tue Aug 25, Fri Sep 04, Mon Aug 31, 3: Tue Aug 18, 2: May 16, Posts: Brocade has certifications that are actually fairly well recognized in terms of Fiber Channel and SANs Aug 30, Posts: Sep 9, Posts: Thu Aug 27, 6: Whittey Ars Tribunus Militum Registered: Mar 11, Posts: Feb 16, Posts: Mon Aug 10, 1: May 31, Posts: Download some storage software and start using it.

I’m trying to remember when the old school Brocade switches went away and I’m thinking it was later than that. Can I nibble this thread for folks wanting to get into things a bit deeper?

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Dabbs Smack-Fu Master, in training Tribus: Tue Aug 18, 3: I’ve never heard of “soft zoning” and I’m a storage admin since ! Ah the old soft hard zoneing terminaology Best resources for learning SANs 23 posts.


I’m in a netapp filer with brocade switch environment. Tue Sep 01, 1: Mon Aug 10, 2: I spent a couple minutes looking the other day and nytshell find it in their education section, but it’s not a bad place to start.

Also to start managing netapp? The fact that FC is free is awesome. Brocade has some free education on their site. I’m about a month away from starting a new job where I’ll be exposed to SANs. Some people equate hard zoning to port zoning because it was a restriction.

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So I wouldn’t worry about it. You could still send a packet directly to another host by knowing it’s destination FCID. Nutshsll 17, Posts: Hypoluxa Ars Scholae Palatinae Registered: Jul 14, Posts:

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