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Fibre Channel and iSCSI Configuration Guidefor the Data ONTAP 8.0 Release Family

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ContentsCopyright information ................................................................................. 7 Trademark information ............................................................................... 9 About this guide .......................................................................................... 11Audience .................................................................................................................... 11 Terminology .............................................................................................................. 11 Keyboard and formatting conventions ...................................................................... 13 Special messages ....................................................................................................... 14 How to send your comments ..................................................................................... 14

iSCSI topologies .......................................................................................... 15Single-network HA pair in an iSCSI SAN ................................................................ 15 Multinetwork HA pair in an iSCSI SAN ................................................................... 17 Direct-attached single-controller configurations in an iSCSI SAN ........................... 18 VLANs ....................................................................................................................... 19 Static VLANs ................................................................................................ 19 Dynamic VLANs ........................................................................................... 19

Fibre Channel topologies ........................................................................... 21FC onboard and expansion port combinations .......................................................... 22 Fibre Channel supported hop count ........................................................................... 23 Fibre Channel switch configuration best practices .................................................... 23 Host multipathing software requirements .................................................................. 23 60xx supported topologies ......................................................................................... 24 60xx target port configuration recommendations .......................................... 24 60xx: Single-fabric single-controller configuration ...................................... 25 60xx: Single-fabric HA pair .......................................................................... 26 60xx: Multifabric HA pair ............................................................................. 28 60xx: Direct-attached single-controller configuration .................................. 29 60xx: Direct-attached HA pair ...................................................................... 30 31xx supported topologies ......................................................................................... 31 31xx target port configuration recommendations .......................................... 32 31xx: Single-fabric single-controller configuration ...................................... 32 31xx: Single-fabric HA pair .......................................................................... 33 31xx: Multifabric HA pair ............................................................................. 34

4 | Fibre Channel and iSCSI Configuration Guide for the Data ONTAP 8.0 Release Family 31xx: Direct-attached single-controller configurations ................................. 36 31xx: Direct-attached HA pair ...................................................................... 37 30xx supported topologies ......................................................................................... 38 30xx target port configuration recommendations .......................................... 38 3040 and 3070 supported topologies ............................................................. 38 FAS2040 supported topologies ................................................................................. 44 FAS2040: Single-fabric single-controller configuration ............................... 44 FAS2040: Single-fabric HA pair ................................................................... 45 FAS2040: Multifabric single-controller configuration .................................. 46 FAS2040: Multifabric HA pair ...................................................................... 47 FAS2040: Direct-attached single-controller configurations .......................... 48 FAS2040: Direct-attached HA pair ............................................................... 49

Fibre Channel over Ethernet overview ..................................................... 51FCoE initiator and target combinations ..................................................................... 51 Fibre Channel over Ethernet supported topologies ................................................... 52 FCoE: FCoE initiator to FC target configuration .......................................... 53

Fibre Channel and FCoE zoning ............................................................... 55Port zoning ................................................................................................................. 56 World Wide Name based zoning ............................................................................... 56 Individual zones ......................................................................................................... 56 Single-fabric zoning .................................................................................................. 57 Dual-fabric HA pair zoning ....................................................................................... 58

Shared SAN configurations ....................................................................... 61 ALUA configurations ................................................................................. 63(Native OS, FC) AIX Host Utilities configurations that support ALUA .................. 63 ESX configurations that support ALUA ................................................................... 65 HP-UX configurations that support ALUA ............................................................... 65 Linux configurations that support ALUA ................................................................. 66 (MPxIO/FC) Solaris Host Utilities configurations that support ALUA .................... 66 Windows configurations that support ALUA ............................................................ 67

Configuration limits .................................................................................... 69Configuration limit parameters and definitions ......................................................... 69 Host operating system configuration limits for iSCSI and FC .................................. 71 60xx and 31xx single-controller limits ...................................................................... 72 60xx and 31xx HA pair limits ................................................................................... 73 30xx single-controller limits ...................................................................................... 75

Table of Contents | 5 30xx HA pair limits ................................................................................................... 76 FAS2040 single-controller limits .............................................................................. 77 FAS2040 HA pair configuration limits ..................................................................... 78

Index ............................................................................................................. 79

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