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Oracle Linux: Configuring a Fiber-Channel Over Ethernet (FCoE) Interface (Doc ID 2060643.1)

Last updated on APRIL 01, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


How to configure FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet) interface in Oracle Linux 7.

This configuration uses below OS, Storage and Server Hardware:



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In this Document
 Step-1. Configure FCoE using system BIOS  
 Step-2. Install the required packages 
 Step-3. Find out the interfaces configured for FCoE
 Step-4. Configure Ethernet interface to use FCoE
 Step-5. Configure a new VLAN by copying an existing network script
 Step-6.  Modify /etc/fcoe/cfg-<interface> by setting DCB_REQUIRED to "no" 
 Step-7. Activate Interface on boot and enable Jumbo Frames
 Step-8.  For interfaces that require a software DCBX client.
 Step-9. Bring up interfaces and start fcoe service
 Step-10. Start FCoE using
 Step-11. Start the data center bridging daemon (dcbd)
 Step-12. View configured FCoE devices

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