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Driver SCSiport or Storport for HBAs on windows

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Jimmy Aulestia_2
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Driver SCSiport or Storport for HBAs on windows

I have a windows 2003 server and a MSA1000, what driver use for update the HBA?

I find two similar drivers SCSIport and Storport.

Thanks.
Jimmy
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Mark Poeschl_2
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Re: Driver SCSiport or Storport for HBAs on windows

I like Storport for W2K3 in general because of some performance enhancements in that architecture. The down-side is that some tape drives and other non-disk devices may have trouble with Storport.
SAKET_5
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Re: Driver SCSiport or Storport for HBAs on windows

Jimmy,

Storport offers many significant enhancements over Scsiport driver model.

In my opinion, you should go with Storport.

Regards,
Saket.
Matt Tourney
Frequent Advisor

Re: Driver SCSiport or Storport for HBAs on windows

Jimmy,

If you go with the Storport driver, make sure that your server is running Windows Server 2003 SP1 as it makes some critical updates for the Storport driver.

Matt
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