All SAN systems and software versions supported by the Brocade Network Advisor version listed in the following table are supported.
Please refer to Network Advisor Release Notes available on https://my.brocade.com for a list of supported Switch Hardware & Software.
- Please use standalone headless Brocade SMI Agent
If using a standard BNA installation, please deactivate change tracking for all fabricsDeactivate change tracking
|5.5.2 or higher*|
|14.4.3||supported||5.5.2 or higher*|
'* BNA is reaching End of support by 02/08/2022. Use Brocade (REST API) instead.
|SAN Routing||v5.5.2 has toleration support only.|
|SAN Director blade||Limited support. Currently the blade slot number is unknown.|
Brocade (REST API)
- Brocade REST API is supported on SAN switches running Fabric OS 8.2.1 and later. All switches running earlier versions cannot be monitored by BVQ!
- Fabric related information is gathered from the principal switch. Please make sure that the fabric principal is running a supported FOS version!
- Brocade switches configured in access gateway mode are supported but need to be added to the scanner configuration manually.
|6.2 and higher|
Performance and topology data for Cisco MDS switches is collected through the Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) using SMI-S.
|6.1 or higher|
|11.2(1)||supported||6.1 or higher|