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FAS 8200 FCoE Support


Dear All,


please advise FAS 8200 is supports FCoE? If it support, please provide FCoE configuration guide with VMWare?


Re: FAS 8200 FCoE Support


Yes it does support. Notes from NetApp documentation is as below


"The onboard UTA2 ports can be configured as FC Target/Initiator or CNA (FCoE target/Ethernet). The UTA2 ports are based on a dual port ASIC and both ports on each ASIC must be set to the same mode (enforced by Data ONTAP). Install X6599A-R6 10GbE SFP+ modules or approved copper twinax cables when using in CNA (FCoE target/Ethernet) mode. Install X6596-R6 16Gb FC SFP+ module when using in FC Target/Initiator mode."



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