Introduction to Fibre Channel Routing (FCR)

This course provides students with the technical and process information needed to configure and deploy the Brocade Fibre Channel Routing (FCR) feature in Brocade Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks (SAN).

Duration: 2 hours
Delivery type: WBT


After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Describe Fibre Channel-to-Fibre Channel routing (FC-FC routing) and related hardware and software license requirements
  • Discuss Fibre Channel-to-Fibre Channel routing terminology, theory and concepts
  • Compare physical frame flow versus logical frame flow between routed fabrics
  • Identify additional FC-FC routing features
  • Discuss FC-FC routing implementation using CLI and Brocade Network Advisor
  • Identify commands and Network Advisor tools used to verify routing and connectivity
  • Demonstrate management commands used in Brocade FC-FC routing
  • Identify common troubleshooting topics related to FC-FC routing


Before taking this course, students should have experience with the following:

Target audience

This course is designed for those interested in learning about Brocade Fibre Channel-to-Fibre Channel routing (FC-FC Routing) technology and how it can be leveraged to prevent merging fabrics in Brocade SAN environments.