Brocade and Active Directory integration

If you have only local user(s) to do things in FOS, but want to do AD integration. Here`s a simple examle. From the AD DC side:1. Create user and group in your domain controller and put the required user(s) in this group.2. You need to add Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) if you… Читать далее »

Zonning generator

Heres a simle zoning generator for Brocade switches. It will generate the command for creating aliaces of initiators and targets, zones, and help to commit configuration. All things you need to know for filling data cells: WWPNs on initiators and targets. Switchshow command output is enough. Switch name and ports. It`s like common cabling diagram… Читать далее »

Audit of SAN and Storage Infractructure. Part 2 — Perfomance metrics

This is the most important metrics from SAN and storage perspective in my experience. Also, some of this metrics can help you with solid understanding of problems and organize any type of reports. Storage perfomance metrics. Here we start from hardware audit — gathering information about: Type and model of storage in vendor product line (block,… Читать далее »

Audit of SAN and Storage Infractructure. Part 1 — Gathering information

The first step of any audition IT infrastructure is a gathering information about it. What information you really need and how it can be recieved you should discuss with customer — this is the main purpose of audition. If customer has any problems (hardware failures, software or microcodes bugs which impact perfomance) in SAN and… Читать далее »

Install node.js and NPM on Windows OS

Original sourses — NPM — Node.js Package Manager Download from offial web site — and install application. Create project folder (just bot in my case) and create index.js file. Now we need install node-telegram-bot-api but error occurs — there is no package.json PS C:\Users\ia.shkonda\Documents\bot> npm install —save node-telegram-bot-api npm WARN saveError ENOENT: no such file or directory,… Читать далее »

XORUX. How to add DellEMC Storage Center

First of all we should create new user stor2rrd with admin role on our DSM Data Collector and add storage you want to monitor using REST API: Then check connection from XORUX virtual appliance to DSM Data Collector virtual appliance. [lpar2rrd@xorux ~]$ perl /home/stor2rrd/stor2rrd/bin/ 3033 Connection to «» on port «3033» is ok   Enabling SC… Читать далее »

XORUX. How to add Brocade SAN switch

So, we have two Brocade 6505 switches ( and in our sandbox. Monitoring will be implemented with embeeded SNMP MIBs on switches and only thing we need is to setup it from switch side. Login on switch as administrator Use snmpconfig —set command to set SNMP parameters depending of your requirenments. In example I keep… Читать далее »