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IBM SAN42B-R Extension Switch and IBM b-type Gen 6 Extension Blade in Distance Replication Configurations (Disk and Tape)

An IBM Redpaper publication


Published on 09 February 2017

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ISBN-10: 0738455989
ISBN-13: 9780738455983
IBM Form #: REDP-5404-00

Authors: Li Cao, José Cortés, Mark Detrick, Steve Guendert, Michael Mettler, Lukasz Razmuk and Megan Gilge

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    This IBM® Redpaper™ publication helps network and storage administrators understand how to implement the IBM SAN42B-R Extension Switch and the IBM b-type Gen 6 Extension Blade for distance replication. It provides an overview of the IBM System Storage® SAN42B-R extension switch hardware and software features, describes the extension architecture, shows example implementations, and explains how to troubleshoot your extension products.

    IBM b-type extension products provide long-distance replication of your data for business continuity by using disaster recovery (BC/DR).

    This paper provides an overview of extension, detailed information about IBM b-type extension technologies and products, preferred topologies, example implementations with FCIP and TS7760/7700 Grid IP Extension, monitoring, and troubleshooting.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. The IBM System Storage SAN42B-R extension switch and the IBM b-type Gen 6 Extension Blade

    Chapter 3. Extension architectures

    Chapter 4. FCIP replication

    Chapter 5. IP Extension with the TS7760/TS7700 Grid

    Chapter 6. FCIP and integrated routing

    Chapter 7. Troubleshooting and monitoring


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