Stefan October 16, at 3: Thank you so much for this post — we would never have resolved the issue otherwise, it saved us wasting a tonne of money on a new EMC SAN. Justin Paul January 5, at Here are the steps to get the card to work for direct attachment to a SAN. If you just put an ubuntu cd in and boot to like a desktop or something… then you can verify that Ubuntu can see the hba if it does then it should light up the ports on the card and in tern the switch will see them. I havent had a chance to work with the 3PAR line… afraid I probably wouldnt be much help there.
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Figure 1 shows the single-port and dual-port adapters. The adapters are now withdrawn from marketing and are no longer available from Lenovo.
I have a 8Gb link but the ESXi 5. Hello, Very helpfull, changed the topology using the cd, but i still have a problem.
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Brocade HBA Driver Install on VMWare ESXi Host
The following tables list the System x servers that are compatible. Related publications and links For more information, refer to these documents: ABdullah January 11, at 1: And for whatever reason it will not automatically switch to FC-AL mode. When i boot with the brocade iso i can see that both ports are up and running on 8Gb just like in your screenshot.
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Justin July 19, at 4: Click the check mark associated with the System x server in question to see the details of operating system support. He also specializes in all things virtualization, storage, and servers. The link takes me to a generic driver page for the card. Thank you so much for this post — we would never have resolved the issue otherwise, it saved us wasting a tonne of money on a new EMC SAN.
Justin Paul January 13, at 3: These adapters support 8 Gbps per port maximum bidirectional throughput brpcade high-bandwidth storage SAN. Tony Heljula May 25, at 9: I still did not zone anything, but I can not zone anything if I can not see brocad port alive.
Justin, please, update link with software download, software is not available from brocade: Better yet, I sure hope your partner brings HP Storage into your toolbelt. Very helpfull, changed the topology using the cd, but i still have a problem. See ServerProven for the latest information on the adapters supported by each System x server type: ONly thing with that part is that you may have to do it twice so that you see both ports.
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Install Brocade / / / Drivers on ESXi Host
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