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You should probably update your QLogic SANBox 5800v firmware. Check your firmware version: From the GUI, namely QuickTools: Switch Data Window > Firmware group > Firmware Version. From CLI: SANbox #> show version, look for entry ActiveSWVersion. According to the Readme for Switch Firmware 8.0.14.19.00, QuickTools is compatible with Java 8 on Internet ...


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Please update your ESXi hosts. This is the one thing you've really missed in the troubleshooting steps. Your 5.5 installation is almost 1 year old!! As of this writing, the current version of ESXi 5.5 is 2718055. The current ESXi 6.0 build number is 2809209. Dell, HP, doesn't matter... you're still supposed to update your ESXi installations. Many people ...


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According to QLogic NetXtremeII presentation and data sheet the named cards support Ethernet, iSCSI, and FCoE. That does not include plain FC, unfortunately. FC as a whole is a different low-level protocol than Ethernet. FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet) replaces layers FC0 and FC1 of the FC specification with Ethernet while retaining layers FC2 - FC3 - FC4....


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Well, looks like it's Cisco bug https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCug68370 and upgrading to one of the "known fixed" IOS versions (15.1(2) SG4) seems to have fixed it.


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The Qlogic 8152 is an Ethernet NIC that can talk Fibre Channel over Ethernet but not native Fibre Channel. Fibre Channel uses different L1 and L2 protocols from Ethernet. FCoE encapsulates FC frames in Ethernet frames and isn't understood by normal FC devices. FCoE is normally used to bridge FC networks over an intermediate Ethernet network. You'll need a ...


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I had performance problems with an IBM TS3100 a while ago. My troubleshooting log from that contains the following: The tape drive needed to be set to N-port mode. The tape drive had an 8Gbps FC interface while the backup server and FC switch had 16Gbps ones. I had issues with timeouts until I set the same speed across the line (effectively lowering the max ...


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You cannot use the QLogic QLE2460 to connect to the Internet This is a Fiber Channel HBA and is not a network card. The 2400 Series of QLogic Fiber Channal HBA's connect storage to hosts via Fiber Channel. This series of HBA is older and can only achieve 4Gps of transfer rate. These cards do not get an IP address.


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Same problem here. It appears to be faulty FC card. I also tried different cables and I plugged the card into different computers and into different initiators. The result was always the same. When I tried new card, everything worked fine.


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