IBM SAN b-type Firmware Version 7.x Release Notes

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FabricOS v7.x Release Notes

Resolving the problem

Important - IBM recommends that customers not deploy FOS 7.2.0b if virtual switch capability is needed. Virtual switch users must migrate to FOS 7.2.0d as soon as possible.

Release Notes v7.3.0c
Release Notes v7.3.0b1
Release Notes v7.2.1c
Release Notes v7.2.1b
Release Notes v7.2.1a
Release Notes v7.2.0d1
Release Notes v7.1.2b
Release Notes v7.1.2a
Release Notes v7.1.2
Release Notes v7.1.1c
Release Notes v7.1.1b
Release Notes v7.1.1
Release Notes v7.1.0c1
Release Notes v7.0.2e
Release Notes v7.0.2d
Release Notes v7.0.2c
Release Notes v7.0.2b
Release Notes v7.0.2a
Release Notes v7.0.2
Release Notes v7.0.1b
Release Notes v7.0.1
Release Notes v7.0.0d1
Release Notes v7.0.0c1
Release Notes v7.0.0b
Release Notes v7.0.0a

Release 7 Firmware

The above versions are the versions currently supported by IBM for the SAN b-type switch products listed below. Customers on other versions are encouraged to migrate to one of the above versions.

Product Support Cross Reference

IBM Model
2499- 384 192 816 416
2498- B24 B40 B80
2498- F96
N96
2498-F24
F48
2498-
R06
2498-E32 3758- B32 L32
Brocade Model
DCX DCX4S 8510 8514
300 5100 5300
6520
6505
6510
7800 BES
8000
v7.0.x
X
X
X
X
X
X
v7.1.x
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
v7.2.x
X
X
X
X
X
X
v7.3.x
X
X
X
X
X
X

1 FICON qualified release. See https://www-304.ibm.com/servers/resourcelink/lib03020.nsf/pages/switchesAndDirectorsQualifiedForIbmSystemZRFiconRAndFcpChannels?OpenDocument. Port based routing required.


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Fibre Channel Director IBM System Storage SAN768B Fabric Backbone
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Fibre Channel Director IBM System Storage SAN384B Fabric Backbone
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Fibre Channel Switch SAN24B-4 Switch (2498-B24)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Fibre Channel Switch SAN40B-4 Switch (2498-B40)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Fibre Channel Switch SAN80B-4 Switch (2498-B80)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN Router SAN06B-R (2498-R06)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN384B-2 Fabric Backbone (2499-416)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN48B-5 Switch (2498-F48)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN32B-E4 (2498-E32)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN768B-2 Fabric Backbone (2499-816)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN24B-5 Switch (2498-F24)
Storage Area Networks (SAN) SAN96B-5 Switch (2498-F96-N96)

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More support for:

SAN768B-2 Fabric Backbone (2499-816)

Version:

Version Independent

Operating system(s):

Platform Independent

Reference #:

S1003855

Modified date:

2014-11-20

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