Method used to query the type and version of a Brocade switch

You can query the type and version of a Brocade switch as follows:
Brocade
Model
To obtain the type of a Brocade Fibre Channel switch, run the switchinfo command. The details are as follows:
wd77:FID128:admin> switchshow
switchName: swd77
switchType: 121.3
switchState: Online
switchMode: Native
switchRole: Principal
switchDomain: 1
switchId: fffc01
switchWwn: 10:00:00:27:f8:12:e1:6c
zoning: ON (jlj_zone)
switchBeacon: OFF
FC Router: OFF
Allow XISL Use: OFF
LS Attributes: [FID: 128, Base Switch: No, Default Switch: Yes, Address Mode 0
For the switchType parameter, the integral part is the switch type and the decimal part is the layout version of the switch.
Version
To obtain the version of a Brocade Fibre Channel switch, run the version command. The details are as follows:
swd77:admin> version
Kernel: 2.6.14.2
Fabric OS: v6.4.1a
Made on: Tue Dec 14 02:54:51 2010
Flash: Tue Apr 3 14:10:47 2012
BootProm: 1.0.15
swd77:admin>
As shown above, the switch version is v6.4.1a.

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