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MSA 2040 connectivity question

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MSA 2040 connectivity question



I'm looking for some clarification regarding the MSA 2040's iSCSI connectivity options.


According to the manuals I have to select either 1 or 10 Gb/s SFP module packs for iSCSI, but it also mentions/lists optional DAC/copper 10GbE cables.


Is it possible to connect the MSA 2040 with DAC/copper 10GbE ethernet cable to a HP switch, and use iSCSI connectivity? Or only the fiber SFPs are available?




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Re: MSA 2040 connectivity question


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MSA 2040 SAN Controller allows customers to create their own Combo Controller by mixing FC and iSCSI SFPs. Below are the valid configurations for mixing SFPs:

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