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Brocade BNA API

Brocade Network Advisor (BNA) has a REST API for accessing Fibre Channel-related¬†data. The documentation includes a sample Python script showing how to connect to the API to retrieve Fabric info. The script given only works with Python 3.x. It’s also a pain to copy out of the documentation as you end up with a few […]

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Unsupported BNA Hacks

Here’s a couple of quick hacks for working with Brocade Network Advisor. It’s unsupported, but you can run BNA on Ubuntu. You can also suppress the client-side JRE version mismatch warning. Ubuntu Install If you try to install BNA on Ubuntu, it fails during the DB initialization & setup phase. There are two reasons for […]

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