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VC Fibre Channel module information

 
fishmn
Regular Advisor

VC Fibre Channel module information

We purchased our first c Class and are waiting on VC Ethernet and FC modules to come in. There is a wealth of information on the Ethernet modules but not a lot that I've seen on how the FC modules work and how to set the up. Our SAN guys are concerned that the modules will not recognize Cisco VSAN's and we'll have to run physical fibre connections for each VSAN from the VC modules. Does anybody have detailed information on the FC modules other than the HP spec's? Thanks for your time, Ron
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fishmn
Regular Advisor

VC Fibre Channel module information

I found some information in the VC user guide. HP also replied that VSAN's should work with the VC modules. We'll see.
raylittlefield
Occasional Advisor

VC Fibre Channel module information

I believe as long as your Cisco MDS firmware is at least 3.0, and you have NPIV enabled you'll be fine.
fishmn
Regular Advisor

VC Fibre Channel module information

Thanks.. luckily we're still sandboxing the c Classes. Our SAN guys are upgrading to SAN-OS v3.x this month which provides NPIV capability.