Tag Archives: BNA

BNA before 14.4.1 is no longer supported

I’ve already mentioned that BNA was End-of-Life and will/is (be) replaced by SANNav. As of the time of this writing any BNA version older than 14.4.1 is no [..]

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Brocade Network Advisor vulnerable to SWEET32

OK, OK, don’t panic. In 99.999% of all cases you’re BNA management system is well dug deep inside the datacenter’s behind a fair few layers of firewalls, switch [..]

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Brocade Network Advisor Performance Graphs flatline

One of the regularly used features in BNA is the ability to retain performance numbers and a history of port errors. It is then most annoying when these [..]

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Brocade Fabric Assist Zones

Huh, what did they come up with now??? A new way of zoning? FCoE zones? Is this the opposite of target initiated zoning?? Well, no, actually nothing of [..]

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Brocade Network Advisor Database access

So every now and then I get the question if it is possible to access the BNA database in order to get info which then can be used [..]

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Brocade Network Advisor – Java memory size.

Houdini was a master in getting out of these things. Out of a swimming pool with a Straight-Jacket on I mean. This week I had an analogy to [..]

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Supportsave…which one ???

Obviously when we need to analyze problems we need to have the correct data. No use of looking at tires when your headlight is broke.

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Brocade supportsave via BNA or DCFM

If you work with Brocade gear you might have come across their management tool called Brocade Network Advisor. A very nifty piece of software which lets you do [..]

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Brocade and the "Woodstock Generation"

I encourage change especially if there are technological advances that improves functionality, reliability, availability and serviceability (or RAS in short). What I hate if these changes increase risk [..]

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