Some Useful SAN Switch Commands (Brocade)

–cfgactvshow           : Display Effective zone configuration information –cfgsize                    : Print size details of zone database –nszonemember   -a: Display the information of all the online given devices which are zoned with the given device –switchuptime         :  Display the amount of time for which the switch is up –Switchstatusshow :  Print overall switch status –memshow     -m    :  Display memory usage in…

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AIX WWN cannot appear on SAN Switch

SMS will not work for NPIV devices on a new build. Activate your partition profile to an Open Firmware Prompt. At that prompt enter ioinfo then select fcinfo , then one of your adapters. This will turn that port on so that you can see it at the switch. do your zoning , then do…

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Bash affect IBM SAN b-type Switches (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-7186, CVE-2014-7187, CVE-2014-6277, CVE-2014-6278)

Security Bulletin Summary Six Bash vulnerabilities were disclosed in September 2014. This bulletin addresses the vulnerabilities that have been referred to as “Bash Bug” or “Shellshock” and two memory corruption vulnerabilities. Bash is used by IBM SAN b-type Switches. Vulnerability Details CVE-ID: CVE-2014-6271 DESCRIPTION: GNU Bash could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands…

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