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NCM template: Brocade 8510 and 7840 fiber-channel switches (

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Updated March 13, 2017


This article provides a device template to be used with NCM.


  • All NCM versions
  • Device: Brocade 8510 and 7840 fiber-channel switches


Depending on the version of NCM you are using, follow the relevant steps to add a template. For instructions, refer to the NCM Administrator Guide.

Use the following lines as the actual content of the template:

<!--SolarWinds Network Management Tools-->
<!--Copyright 1999-2008 SolarWinds.Net All rights reserved-->
<Configuration-Management Device="Brocade Switches" SystemOID="">
<Command Name="RESET" Value=""/>
<Command Name="EnterConfigMode" Value="configure"/>
<Command Name="ExitConfigMode" Value="exit"/>
<Command Name="Startup" Value=""/>
<Command Name="Running" Value="configshow"/>

<Command Name="DownloadConfig" Value="configshow"/>
<Command Name="DownloadConfigIndirectSCP" Value="configupload -p scp "${SCPStorageAddress}","${SCPServerUserName}","${StorageFilename}"${CRLF}${SCPServerPassword}"/>
<Command Name="UploadConfigIndirectSCP" Value="configdownload -p scp "${SCPStorageAddress}","${SCPServerUserName}","${StorageFilename}"${CRLF}${SCPServerPassword}"/>
<Command Name="Version" Value="show version"/>

<Command Name="DownloadConfigIndirect" Value="transfer upload mode tftp${CRLF} transfer upload datatype config${CRLF} transfer upload filename ${StorageFilename}${CRLF} transfer upload serverip ${StorageAddress}${CRLF} transfer upload start${CRLF}y"/>
<Command Name="More" Value=" or "/>



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