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Sun Storage 16 Gb Fibre Channel PCIe Universal Host Bus Adapter (Emulex) Operating Mode Configuration (Doc ID 1581956.1)

Last updated on JUNE 10, 2019

Applies to:

Emulex FC HBA
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

The Sun Storage 16 Gb Fibre Channel PCIe Universal Host Bus Adapter (Emulex) is a new class of adapter that provides PCI selectable 16 Gb Fibre Channel (FC) or 10 GbE Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) connectivity—meeting today’s and tomorrow’s connectivity needs while preserving IT investments. Changing fabric personalities is seamless via smart detection of SFP+ optical transceivers. Depending on which optical transceiver is installed, the HBA will intelligently know to run in FC or FCoE mode. In an Ethernet environment, the adapter provides full Ethernet (NIC) connectivity concurrently with FCoE.

Scope

This document is provided to assist with identification of key differences in behavior for this new class of adapter and provide a reference to the official documentation. This document is written for technicians, system administrators, authorized service providers, and users who have advanced experience troubleshooting and replacing hardware. 

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