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Fibre Channel Ports and Tape Library

I am looking for advice rather then fix my issue. What should fibre channel port settings be? Currently F_ports, I have a qlogic 5800 sanbox switch connected to quantum scalar i40 lto7 library over ...
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Moving a QLogic fiberchannel card from one ESXi host to another

We are trying to upgrade an DL360 G6 ESXi host with a DL360p G8. The G6 has a Qlogic ISP2532 FC card inside and everything works fine. Since I don't have a spare FC card, I need to use the same card ...
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QLE2462 adapter slow transfer rates

Last week, I bought two QLogic Fibre Channel adapters QLE2462 to start learning about Storage Area Network. I put it to two Dell PowerEdge T110 Servers and connected them using two LC-LC duplex cables....
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Routinely unable to remove qla2xxx module under CentOS

I routinely cannot unload the Qlogic fibre module qla2xxx under CentOS 5 or 6. These machines are running StorNext cvfs, EMC powerpath and hostagent. Nothing else should ever be touching the fibre. ...
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Broadcom QLogic 57800 shows up as two adapters in ESXi 6

I don't have another quad card as a reference, but the Broadcom QLogic 57800 is a 2 x 10GbE + 2 x 1GbE quad card, which has sequential MACs and same PCI slot, but shows up as two dual adapters in ESXi ...
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Is there a way to manage QLogic fiber switches on Windows 10 using a GUI?

I am trying to manage our two QLogic SANBox 5800v fiber switches from my Windows 10 workstation. Unfortunately, due to I think Java and IE compatibility issues, the web UI does not work on a Windows ...
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Stacking two production and configured Qlogic SanBox 5800V switches

Some time ago, our consultants installed two SanBox 5800V fiber switches as part of an infrastructure refresh, that sit between our HP P2000 SAN and our VMware ESXi hosts. The switches at that time, ...
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Operational State Down on QLogic 20 Port 8Gb Intelligent Pass-thru Switch Module

I have an IBM blade center with 13 HS22 (mix of 4Gb & 8Gb Qlogic HBAs) servers and duel 4Gb brocade fiber SAN switch. I am replacing both brocade SAN switch with QLogic 8Gb 20 Ports, Intelligent ...
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Can I use a HBA to connect to Internet

I recently got a QLogic QLE2460 network card which seems to be a Host Bus Adapter. Can I somehow use it as a network interface (NIC) between my server/workstation and a Cisco Catalyst switch with ...
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ESXi FibreChannel Woes

I just recently got VMWare ESXi installed on one of our servers. I installed some fibre channel cards (QLogic) and for some unknown reason they show up in the storage adapters tab as an ISCSi Adapters....
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Unstable 10Gb copper links, Broadcom and Intel cards to Cisco 4900M switches

We bought some Dell PowerEdge R730 servers with QLogic/Broadcom BCM57810 PCI Express cards, and connect them to Cisco 4900M switches - the 10Gb links don't work reliably. They will sometimes not ...
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MultiPath configuration on RHEL5 and Clariion CX-300

I have problem with discovering my FC-connected CX-300 storage. Frankly speaking I'm complete novice in FibreChannel, so step by step explanation would be appreciated. My configuration consist of two ...
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diagnose dell poweredge r210 II not booting with qlogic hba

Dell doesn't "officially" support QLogic HBAs in their cheaper servers like R210 or R310. They support it with R410 upwards. But "official support" is a dubious concept anyway, at least for real men ...
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qlogic HBA tuning recommendations random iops

Trying to squeeze out the most performance from a 3PAR SAN with Qlogic HBA in our HP servers. We run on Centos 5.5 with latest updates/kernel. Can anyone give useful recommendation or tuning to get ...
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Team QLOGIC iSCSI HBA 4052c

We have a dual port QLogic iSCSI HBA (QLA-4052c) and we're trying to team the two ports to allow for 2GB throughput. The documentation seems really poor on Qlogic and we can't find any reference to ...
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Solaris Fibre Channel target - Configure QLogic QLA2340

I'm currently trying to set up a small storage system as a fibre channel target. This is for testing, so I'm currently using Solaris (Nexenta) and a QLogic QLA2340 HBA. For some reason, the qlc and ...
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fibre channel debian problem

I have a QLogic Fibre Channel card installed in a Debian box (Lenny), and after some tiffs with the firmware, I managed to get the operating system to recognize the card (DKMS driver, and the "...
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QLogic FC HBA + IBM DS5100 on RHEL 5.4 LUNs not detected as SCSI disks

I've got a brand new DS5100 SAN connected to multiple hosts (HS22 Blade in BladeCenter H) via two independent fabrics. Switch (Brocade 20p for BladeCenter) is zoned properly, ie every host in the ...
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Adding fibre channel PCI Express card to ESX Server

I'm currently running several ESX servers using an iSCSI SAN. I'm in the process of preparing one of my ESX servers for a preformance test using a fibre channel SAN. I have purchased a Qlogic ...
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Fibre Channel LUN rescan and QLogic

I have a serious problem with a SAN storage array connected to a Linux box through Fibre Channel. Here is the configuration : Debian with plain vanilla linux 2.6.27.25 Fibre controller QLogic 4Gb ...