I ran into an issue where one of our brocade switches was inaccessible via the web browser. The error below was displayed when connecting to the IP:
Interface disabled This Interface (10.2.2.23) has been blocked by the administrator.
In order to resolve this, you’ll need to allow port 80 traffic on the switch. It was disabled on mine.
First, Log in to the switch and review the existing IP filters (Look for port 80 set to deny):
switcho1:admin> ipfilter –show
Name: default_ipv4, Type: ipv4, State: active
Rule Source IP Protocol Dest Port Action
1 any tcp 22 permit
2 any tcp 23 deny
3 any tcp 897 permit
4 any tcp 898 permit
5 any tcp 111 permit
6 any tcp 80 deny
7 any tcp 443 permit
8 any udp 161 permit
9 any udp 111 permit
10 any udp 123 permit
11 any tcp 600 – 1023 permit
12 any udp 600 – 1023 permit
Next, clone the default policy, as you cannot make changes to the default policy. Note that you can name the policy anything you like, I chose to name it “Allow80”.
ipfilter –clone Allow80 -from default_ipv4
Delete the rule that denys port 80 (rule 6 in the above example):
ipfilter –delrule Allow80 -rule 6
Add a rule back in to permit it:
ipfilter –addrule Allow80 -rule 12 -sip any -dp 80 -proto tcp -act permit
ipfilter –save Allow80
Activate it (this will change default policy to a “defined” state):
ipfilter –activate Allow80
That’s it… you should now be able to access your switch via the web browser.