How to Change the name of a Brocade switch ?

When managing large diverse SAN fabrics, it is extremely important  to assign a unique and descriptive name to each switch. This descriptive name provides an easy way to determine the purpose of a switch, and is also helpful when debugging problems. To change the name assigned to a Brocade switch, you can use the switchname command:

Switch:admin> switchname
Switch

Switch:admin> switchname “Fabric1Switch1?
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Fabric1Switch1:admin> switchname
Fabric1Switch1

Switch names should be chosen wisely, especially when dealing with large core/edge fabric topologies.

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