Monthly Archives: March 2015

Network Troubleshooting Methods

Troubleshooting a network connectivity issue is quite challenging in a complex Data Center Network with live production traffic. Below are few basic methods to identify a node in the traffic path that drops packets which would cause network connectivity issues. This procedure … Continue reading

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NPG (NPIV Proxy Gateway) Mode Vs Full Fabric Mode in FCoE

In this article, I will be discussing about two different modes that an FCF switch can operate in FCoE topology. FCF(FCoE Forwarder) is a switch that supports both Ethernet(FCoE) functionality like FIP, DCBx, LAN protocols and FC(Fiber Channel) functionality like … Continue reading

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