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The most difficult hurdle I see in automating a SAN infrastructure is with network equipment like Fiber Channel switches. Typically these tend to be devices that the network team dont want to administer so this equipment management usually falls to the storage team, and rightly so. A problem I see...

Here is a quick how to for enabling Cisco MDS & Nexus scheduled backups via CLI. The following procedure will allow your switches will log into a SFTP server nightly where it will drop a backup of its config.