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FC port conversion to CNA not showing up online

NAYABSK

Hi All, 

I have converted a qlogic cna 8324 (8362)  from FC to CNA but i see the port status showing ofline.

May i know what is the configuration needs to be done on the switch side ? To support the CNA type.

 

Ontap :- 8.2.57Mode

FAS8040

 

Eth1.JPG

 

Eth2.JPG

 

eth3.JPG

 

Thanks in advance.

 

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Re: FC port conversion to CNA not showing up online

mjdalton1

I think you want 

ifconfig e0g  up

ifconfig e0h up

 

May want to confirm SFP is 10GbE as well. 

Re: FC port conversion to CNA not showing up online

Pat_Parent

Have you rebooted ?,   the change is in effect after rebooting the node.

Re: FC port conversion to CNA not showing up online

Pat_Parent

confirm that you have the good SFP+, there is a difference between FC and ETH...

 

Re: FC port conversion to CNA not showing up online

NAYABSK

Rebooted already and the port type changed from FC to CNA. 

Re: FC port conversion to CNA not showing up online

NAYABSK

SFP on the Netapp side showing it supports 4,8 and 16GB speeds (Last screenshot in my post) . Whereas my switch side is a 10Gb SFP If this is the case i cannot use it because the switch end SFP is 10G ? 

Re: FC port conversion to CNA not showing up online

Pat_Parent

Hello NAYABSK,

 

When you use a CNA, you are working with Ethernet speed (10GBPS). The speed on the SFP of 4-8-16 GBPS is FC speed. So my guess is that you have the wrong sfp in there.... Do you want to do FCoE with your Setup ?

Re: FC port conversion to CNA not showing up online

NAYABSK

Yes, I Want a FCOE.

Re: FC port conversion to CNA not showing up online

paul_stejskal

Yes you need to use an approved SFP. If that's not a 10Gb SFP it won't work.

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Re: FC port conversion to CNA not showing up online

mjdalton1

These are the SFP+ you want.

X6589-R6
332-00279R6,
AFBR-703SDZ-NA1,
AFBR-703SMZ-NA1,
AFBR-703SMZ-NA2,
AFBR-709SMZ-NA1,
AFBR-709SMZ-NA2,
FTLX8571D3BCL-(NQ),
FTLX8574D3BCL-N1

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SFP+
LC
XCVR,SFP+,Opt,10GbE,Shortwave

ETH: 10/40 Gbps

5.5, 7.3.5, 8.0.1, 8.1, 8.2RC1, 8.3RC1, 9, 9.0RC1, 9.1RC1, 9.2RC1, 9.3RC1, 9.4RC1, 9.5RC1, 9.6RC1, 11.3



Re: FC port conversion to CNA not showing up online

Pat_Parent

So you need the ethernet SFP+ (10 Gbps) because fcoe is encapsulating the fc frames inside ethernet frames.  Be sure to adjust the MTU .,..

 

Re: FC port conversion to CNA not showing up online

Pat_Parent

Sorry for the delay, were you able to get the fcoe going ?

 

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