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IBM b-type Gen 5 16 Gbps Switches and Network Advisor by Paulo Neto, Bruno Garcia Galle, Kameswara Bhaskarabhatla, Jon Tate

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Initial switch setup and configuration
This chapter describes the initial setup and configuration of the IBM b-type switches and directors.
4.1 Initial setup
Before you configure any IBM System Storage SAN switch, it must be physically assembled, racked, and connected to the appropriate electrical outlet and network. The hardware requirements and specifications can be found in the specific b-type hardware installation guide that comes with the product.
After the SAN switch is physically installed and powered on, some initial configuration parameters ...

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