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Persistenly disable the switches

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You must disable the switches in the fabric persistently so that you can modify its configuration.

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You disable the switches by running the commands on the switch command line; the commands used for this are not ONTAP commands.


Persistently disable the switch:

  • For Brocade switches, use the switchCfgPersistentDisable command.

  • For Cisco switches, use the suspend command.

The following command disables a Brocade switch persistently:

FC_switch_A_1:admin> switchCfgPersistentDisable

The following command disables a Cisco switch:

vsan [vsna #] suspend