HPE EVA Storage

Re-purpose EVA4400 disk enclosures?

Robert Janas
Occasional Contributor

Re-purpose EVA4400 disk enclosures?

Is it possible to directly connect a single M6412 drive enclosure with FC drives from an EVA4400 to a proliant server (using it as direct attached storage without using the EVA controller, swithces, etc.)? 

Steven Clementi
Honored Contributor

Re: Re-purpose EVA4400 disk enclosures?

I want to say no, but having never tried it... I will probably never know for sure.  The I/O module is a loop device and will not likely connect correctly to a fibre channel adaptor.  There may be a way though since there used to be FC drive enclosures that were attachable to Proliant Servers.

Steven Clementi
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