Hi, The connection between Cisco and Brocade should works as NPV/NPIV. But your design will not work, you cannot connect one NPV switch in another NPV switch. For you desing works, you need invert the switch roles. Uses N5K as NPIV and Brocade as NPV...
This design will work. In this in this scenario you will need FHRP. Remember HSRP/VRRP on nexus will be active/active from data plane. Layer-3 peer route will not decrement TTL when packet is routed. Is necessary when you have dynamic routin...
According release notes, for ISSUE you need a intermediate update.Please review de the release notes.
Good luck and reg...
Before call to TAC,
What is your UCS version?
Did you check compatibility matrix?
Googling i found this bug on past version of ESXi. Maybe this bug has come back.