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Fibre Channel switch inventory

You can obtain a summary of pertinent details for a selected Fibre Channel switch by accessing the Summary tab from the UCP Navigator window.

The Summary tab, shown below, provides information about the Fibre Channel switch, its location, and its current state.

Alerts regarding the currently selected switch are shown at the bottom of the Summary window, indicating severity level, source, and type of alert. You can use this information to track alerts that are generated during the operation of the switch.

The following details are provided in the summary:

  • Serial Number:

    Serial number of the switch.

  • Firmware:

    Firmware version for the switch.

  • Fan Status:

    Indicates the current fan status.

  • Type:

    Indicates the type of switch (Fibre Channel)

  • Switch Model:

    Indicates the switch model.

  • IP Address:

    Indicates the IP address for the switch.

  • Status:

    Shows the onboard status as follows:

    • UP
    • DOWN
    • UNKNOWN
    • UNREACHABLE
  • Power Status:

    Shows the current power status (On or Off).

  • Temperature:

    Shows the current temperature as follows:

    • Other
    • Unknown
    • Normal
    • Warning
    • Critical
    • Fatal
  • Name:

    Shows the switch chassis name.

A collection of icons at the top of the Summary window allow you to enable and disable the switch, and back up and restore profiles associated with the switch. Here are the operations that are available:

  • Backup Profile

    Backs up the current profile.

  • Restore Profile

    Restores the specified profile.

  • Enable FC Switch

    Enables the Fibre Channel switch.

  • Disable FC Switch

    Disables the Fibre Channel switch.

  • Clear Zone Config

    Clears the zone configuration.