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In this post, rickatron shows one new hyper-v feature to make virtualized fibre channel provisioning a lot easier with windows server. Hba stands for host bus adapter. This article discusses the benefits and features of virtual fibre channel. The output of most of the code snippets in this paper can be compared with the output of the microsoft fibre channel information tool fcinfo that is installed as part of the hba api download. Compare fibre channel host bus adapters hbas please scroll to the right for more systems, new! Today we have a guest blogger, rudolf vesely, who has blogged here on previous occasions. In this case, it allows devices in a fibre channel storage area network to communicate data between each other it may connect a server to a switch or storage device, connect multiple storage systems, or connect multiple servers.
73141. A cluster shared volume is a shared disk containing an ntfs or refs refs, windows server 2012 r2 or newer volume that is made accessible for read and write operations by all nodes within a windows server failover cluster. Configure the fiber channel hba for target mode with the qlogic - create the fiber channel volume - setup the alias and wwn for the fiber channel hba - assign the alias to the fiber channel. A virtual fibre channel port is useful to allow a virtual machine direct access to the storage resource. Simplify and streamline san management while reducing tco - emulex hba manager, formerly known as onecommand manager, provides centralized management of emulex fibre channel hba connectivity solutions in physical and virtual server deployments through a graphical user interface gui as well as a fully scriptable command line user interface cli . Fibre channel is a flexible standards based networking architecture that can be used as a transport mechanism for a number of upper level protocols. One of the main issues that fibre channel is facing is that expensive hba adapters do not have drivers that will work in windows 7 ultimate 64 bit. Hyper-v point to point using fc hba.
Runs on, windows server 2003 sp1/r2/sp2 windows server 2008 note, this driver should be used only on 2gb fibre channel adapters. Single storage array connected to multiple fabrics comprised of single or multiple switches per fabric that are connected to a single vsan. With the ability to deliver twice the i/o performance of 8gb fc hbas, the sn1000 16gb hbas take storage networking performance and efficiency to the next level. The overflow blog ensuring backwards compatibility in distributed systems. A wide variety of fc hba card options are available to you, such as stock, used. The following resources are provided as a courtesy to our users. Our virtual machines are also using the virtual fibre channel feature of windows server 2012 r2 hyper-v which lets you connect to fibre channel san storage from within a virtual machine via fibre channel host bus adapters hbas on the host cluster nodes.
Windows server 2008 r2 and 2008 r2 service pack 1 download the fibre channel information fcinfo tool from microsoft download center. By target wwn i mean the storage array's wwn. One or more installations of windows server 2012 with the hyper-v role installed. The hba qlogic 2562 fibre channel fibre channel hba is a dual-channel that delivers excellent performance. The post discusses few of the most commonly used methods. Fibre channel npiv storage networking for windows server 2008 r2 hyper-v and system. The microsoft fibre channel platform registration service fcregsvc registers the platform with all available fibre channel fabrics and maintains the registrations.
From my experience, i have never meet fc hba that could run replication between 2 directly connected hosts. Using an lsi7102xp fibre channel hba and windows 7, a 300 gigabyte seagate hard drive is reported as only having 68 gigabytes of capacity in the disk manager. This slot is populated with an fc card on 5340 hba configurations c, d, e, g, h, and j. In many cases, using fc based topologies might be desired. When windows server 2012 and hyper-v r3 were first shown to me windows server 8 at the time , one of the features that caught my eye was the virtual fibre channel capabilities. Check specifics of your fc, could it proceed with eofc. Ask question asked 3 years, 3 months ago.
An fc hba can connect a host server to a switch or storage device, connect multiple storage systems, or connect multiple servers when servers are used as both application hosts. Find hba details with get-wmiobject when setting up connectivity between sans and hosts knowing the hba information is important. In this video we will demonstrate attaching a windows 2016 host to a storage center array with fibre channel io cards. A fibre channel hba enables connectivity and data transfer between devices in an fc san. The issue occurs on windows server 2012 or windows server 2012 r2-based hyper-v hosts.
Virtual fibre channel allows you to virtualise the hba in a windows 8 hyper-v host, have a virtual fibre channel in the vm with it s own wwn actually, 2 to be precise and connect the vm directly to luns in a fc san. Windows server 2012 hyper-v's new virtual fibre channel feature eliminates the need for pass-through disks and can help you virtualize workloads with high storage demands. My understanding was to have 2 single port hba as 1 dual port hba will be single point of failure. The 10gb fcoe and 10gbe ip architecture is covered in the appendix section of flexpod datacenter with microsoft hyper v windows server 2016 deployment guide.
These days, you can build a fibre channel san. Direct connection between two fibre channel hbas - what cable is required? Qlogic corporation makes no representation nor warranty that such applications. Figure, netbackup 5330 pcie slot locations and fc hba port order shows the pcie slot locations and the port order for the installed fc hba cards. Read this article to set up hyper-v virtual fibre channel in the system center - virtual machine manager vmm storage fabric. This slot is populated with an fc card on 5330 hba configurations c, d and e.