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How To Verify Transceiver Type Installed In Oracle Sun Storage Branded Emulex 16Gb Fibre Channel / 10Gb FCoE Universal HBA On Solaris 11.2 And Later (Doc ID 1960235.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2024

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.2 and later
Emulex FC HBA - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The personality of the Oracle Sun Storage branded Emulex 16Gb Fibre Channel / 10Gb FCoE Universal HBA is determined by the transceiver types installed in the HBA at power on.

From the installation guide the following is noted:

You can choose to change the operating protocol mode of the Sun Storage 16 Gb FC PCIe Universal HBA. The operating protocol mode is selected automatically by the firmware, based on the types of transceivers that you install, following these rules:

Note - The transceivers must be plugged into the HBA before the board is booted. The Sun Storage 16 Gb FC PCIe Universal HBA does not support changing the operating mode by hot swapping the transceivers.


Sun Storage 16 Gb Fibre Channel PCIe Universal HBA, Emulex Documentation For HBA Model 7101684

Sun Storage 16 Gb Fibre Channel ExpressModule Universal HBA, Emulex, Documentation For HBA Model 7101690


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