nsp.alexander.lim at gmail
May 24, 2012, 6:02 PM
Post #3 of 3
Reset/reload of N5K is very fast right?
On May 25, 2012, at 5:21 AM, Asbjorn Hojmark - Lists <lists [at] hojmark> wrote:
> On Thu, 24 May 2012 20:30:40 +0000, you wrote:
>> I'm wondering if anyone has any experience/tips/advice when running
>> Fibre Channel on the Nexus 5548UP platform.
> Yeah, we have customers doing that and do that ourselves.
>> I've done a little bit of research, and understand that the FC ports
>> have to start at the back end of the chassis, and that to switch a
>> port from Ethernet mode over to FC mode, you need to reload the whole
> Yeah, currently the ports have to be contiguous, and with FC at the
> high end. If you use a module, you don't have to reload the whole
> switch when changing the configuration. You can just reset the module.
> When running FCoE, you don't have to reset/reload anything.
> To me, FC and FCoE on the N5000s is pretty mature and absolutely
> production ready.
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