HPE Community read-only access December 15, 2018
This is a maintenance upgrade. You will be able to read articles and posts, but not post or reply.
Hours:
Dec 15, 4:00 am to 10:00 am UTC
Dec 14, 10:00 pm CST to Dec 15, 4:00 am CST
Dec 14, 8:00 pm PST to Dec 15, 2:00 am PST
BladeSystem - General
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Virtual Connect Fibre Channel - 2 Fabrics

 
joe77
Occasional Advisor

Virtual Connect Fibre Channel - 2 Fabrics

Hi all,

we have a c7000 with two VC Fibre Channel Modules. I want to connect three VC-Ports of each Module to a c-series mds switch (production san) and one port of each vc module to a b-series 4/16 switch for backup.
only one blade server (bl460) needs access to the backup san. is this configuration supportet ? Thanks !!
1 REPLY
Mark Wibaux
Trusted Contributor

Re: Virtual Connect Fibre Channel - 2 Fabrics

You can certainly create multiple Fabrics within the VC-FC environment as long as each Fabric is using different external ports (which is what you describe you want to do).
Note that a single port on the HBA of a Blade server can only belong to one of the VC-FC fabrics.