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Unable to enable the internal ports for Brocade 8Gb SAN Switch for HP BladeSystem c-Class

I can not enable the internal ports for my Brocade 8Gb SAN Switch for
HP BladeSystem c-Class. Enable button is showing as disabled and grayed out. It is giving me an error "bad port" when I tried to enable persistentenable. Screen attached.
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andyalderSaggar makers bottom knockerCommented:
Make sure the fibre channel mezzanines in the blade servers are in M2 socket since the switch is in I/O bay 3. (alternatively you could put them in M1 socket and move the FC switch to I/O bay 1)
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jobby1Author Commented:
my server is BL460c G6. I can not fix it in the M2 socket . also already bay 1 has network switch.
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andyalderSaggar makers bottom knockerCommented:
Sorry, meant I/O bay 2 if using Mez1. Port mapping is at http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&taskId=115&prodSeriesId=3201246&prodTypeId=329290&objectID=c01517740

You should be able to get the mezzanine card in either socket though, sometimes you have to push the thick power cables down a bit with a blunt screwdriver.
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gsmartinCommented:
For the C7000 chassis IO Bay 3 and 4 are for Mezzanine 1.  IO Bay 5 and 6 are for Mezzanine 2.  Network Fabric is Bay 1 and 2, Bays 7 and 8 for network expansion.
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gsmartinCommented:
Fyi...  IO bay 3, 4, 5, 6 are for typically used for Fibre Channel along with the Mezzanine slots.
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andyalderSaggar makers bottom knockerCommented:
It's a C3000, can see that from OA screenshot.
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gsmartinCommented:
Once the hardware is all in place you need to configure the Inter-Connect management IPs via the Admin Console.  Then, Via the Inter-Connect Management configure the servers to map to the appropriate Inter-connect bays for Fiber Channel.
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andyalderSaggar makers bottom knockerCommented:
Umm, you can't configure the server to map to the interconnect bay when the mezzanine card's in the wrong socket. The backplane's hardwired, there's no cross-bar switches on it; the only chip on it holds the serial number, apart from that it's passive so nothing can fail on it and take the whole chassis down.

Once the card is in the correct socket it'll connect automatically.
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gsmartinCommented:
Correct, modules need to be in the appropriate slots.
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jobby1Author Commented:
Yes . I was putting the module in slot 1 . Now I changed to slot 2 it is working fine
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jobby1Author Commented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for jobby1's comment #a38344104

for the following reason:

I was putting the card in the slot 1 when I moved to slot 2 it is ok now
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andyalderSaggar makers bottom knockerCommented:
That's what I told you to do!

See first few words in my first post...
"Make sure the fibre channel mezzanines in the blade servers are in M2 socket since the switch is in I/O bay 3."
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