Brocade Fabric OS Version 3.2.1a Release Notes
This document contains important information about the Brocade firmware Version 3.2.1a patch number 115360-06, which is used with the SilkWorm 3200 and 3800 switches.
Read this document so that you are aware of issues or requirements that can affect the installation and operation of Brocade firmware Version 3.2.1a in a Sun Storage Area Network (SAN).
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This document contains the following sections:
For a list of the new features introduced in this firmware patch, refer to the Brocade document Brocade Fabric OS V3.2.1a Release Notes V1.0, available with patch 115360-06. For instructions on downloading this firmware patch, see To Download and Install Brocade Firmware Version 3.2.1a patch number 115360-06.
Note - The Brocade Release Notes are also available from Brocade online at http://www.brocadeconnect.com/index.jsp.
This section lists the host operating systems, management software, and fabic operating systems supported by Brocade firmware Version 3.2.1a.
The following management software is compatible with Brocade firmware Version 3.2.1a:
TABLE 1 summarizes the versions of the Brocade Fabric OS that are supported in conjunction with this release. Use the current software release versions to optimize the benefits of a SAN.
Note - SilkWorm 3250, 3850, and 24000 are supported by Fabric OS V4.2.0 or later.
This section provides instructions for downloading and installing Brocade firmware Version 3.2.1a patch number 115360-06.
Use the following procedure to retrieve Brocade firmware Version 3.2.1a patch number 115360-06.
1. Access the SunSolve web site at:
2. Accept the terms and conditions of the license agreement.
3. Click Patches and Updates under the Support category.
4. Under PatchFinder, type the patch ID and click Find Patch.
Do not type the -xx revision number. PatchFinder automatically finds the latest patch.
5. Verify that you have retrieved the correct patch.
6. Print the page by doing one of the following:
7. Download the patch by clicking on either HTTP or FTP in the following line:
Download Patch (nn,nnn,nnn bytes) HTTP FTP
8. When you have finished downloading the patch, install the patch by following the instructions in the patch README file.
The following bugs have been resolved since the last firmware release.
The Brocade Release Notes are available from Brocade online at http://www.brocadeconnect.com/index.jsp.
A login is required, but registration is free with a valid Brocade switch World Wide Name (WWN).
If you need help installing or using this product in the United States, call
1-800-USA-4SUN, or go to: