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Blade Interconnects

Mike_1033
Occasional Visitor

Blade Interconnects

Is the only difference between Proliant BL p-class C-GbE2 interconnect kit and the F-GbE2 interconnect kit the plug in modules? If so can I assume that they are interchangable.
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Oleg Koroz
Honored Contributor

Re: Blade Interconnects

You can connect either one plug-in Module in to switch; however function is different
You might want to take a look for more info

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c00291270/c00291270.pdf

at HP site you can find more for each user guide

HP ProLiant BL p-Class C-GbE2 Interconnect Kit Quick Setup Instructions
HP ProLiant BL p-Class F-GbE2 Interconnect Kit Quick Setup Instructions
Mike_1033
Occasional Visitor

Re: Blade Interconnects

Thanks for the reply. What I ment to ask was I have a customer that has the fiber modules, and they now want to run copper. Can I just sell them the copper modueles, or do they need the whole switch?
Jim Miller
Frequent Advisor

Re: Blade Interconnects

The switches are identical. When we first started with blades, we ended up with F-GbE2 but needed copper. We obtanined copper modules and they work fine.
Mike_1033
Occasional Visitor

Re: Blade Interconnects

Thanks Jim!