Cisco N20-AQ0002 10GB Networking Converged Adapter
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N20-AQ0002 Cisco 10GB 2 Ports PCI-E Fiber Channel Network Refurbished

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N20-AQ0002 10 Gigabit Per Second(GBPS) Dual Port 4 Gigabit Ethernet Fiber Channel Plug-in module Converged Network Adapter | Made by Cisco | Refurbished
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Virtualization and Fiber Channel Network Adapters

Virtualization refers to the creation of virtual versions of computing resources such as servers, operating systems, and applications. This enables multiple systems to run on a single physical machine, providing greater flexibility, increased efficiency, and cost savings.

The N20-AQ0002 Cisco 2 Ports Fiber Channel Network Adapter is a hardware component that enables the connection of a computer or server to a Fiber Channel storage network. Fiber Channel is a high-speed networking technology used for storage area networks (SANs), providing fast and reliable access to data storage. The N20-AQ0002 adapter provides two ports, allowing for the connection of two storage devices to a single server.

By combining virtualization with a Fiber Channel network adapter, organizations can take advantage of the benefits of both technologies. Virtualization enables multiple virtual machines to share a single physical storage network, while the Fiber Channel network adapter provides fast and reliable access to data storage. This can help organizations to improve data availability and reduce storage costs, as well as to increase the flexibility of their IT infrastructure.

Troubleshooting Fiber Channel Network Adapters

Troubleshooting Fiber Channel Network Adapters N20-AQ0002 Cisco 2 Ports Fiber Channel Network Adapter requires understanding the underlying technology and common issues that may arise during the setup and operation of the adapter. The following are some of the common troubleshooting steps that can be taken to resolve issues with the adapter.

  • Check Cables: Ensure that the fiber channel cables are properly connected and that the connections are tight. Check for any signs of physical damage to the cables.
  • Update Firmware: Check if the adapter's firmware is up to date. An outdated firmware can cause connectivity issues and other problems.
  • Check Driver: Ensure that the correct driver for the adapter is installed and functioning properly.
  • Configure Zoning: If zoning is not set up properly, the adapter may not be able to communicate with other devices on the network. Verify the zoning configuration and make any necessary adjustments.
  • Verify Network Settings: Check that the adapter's IP address, subnet mask, and gateway settings are correctly configured and that the adapter is able to communicate with the network.
  • Check for Interference: Interference from other devices on the network can cause problems with the adapter's connectivity. Check for any sources of interference and try to resolve the issue.
  • Check the Switch: If the adapter is connected to a switch, verify that the switch is configured properly and that it is functioning correctly.

If these troubleshooting steps do not resolve the issue, it is recommended to seek assistance from a technical support team or a qualified IT professional.

Security and Encryption in Fiber Channel Network Adapters

The N20-AQ0002 Cisco 2 Ports Fiber Channel Network Adapters use advanced security and encryption technologies to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data transmission in a Fiber Channel network. These technologies include:

  • Authentication: The adapters support multiple authentication protocols, including Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS), and Terminal Access Controller Access-Control System Plus (TACACS+). This ensures that only authorized users can access and manage the network.
  • Data Encryption: The adapters support data encryption using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) algorithms, which ensures that data transmitted between nodes is protected against eavesdropping or tampering.
  • Fiber Channel Security Protocol (FC-SP): This protocol provides end-to-end data protection and authentication between Fiber Channel devices. It supports mutual authentication and encrypted data transmission to ensure secure communication between devices.
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs): The adapters support access control lists, which allow administrators to specify who can access and manage the network. This provides an additional layer of security and helps to prevent unauthorized access.
  • Secure Login: The adapters support secure login protocols such as Secure Shell (SSH) and Transport Layer Security (TLS), which encrypt data transmitted between the user and the network. This helps to prevent eavesdropping and tampering.
General Information
  • Manufacturer Cisco Systems, Inc
  • Manufacturer Part Number N20-AQ0002
  • Brand Name Cisco
  • Device Type - Network adapter

Technical Information

  • Form Factor - Plug-in module
  • Connectivity Technology - Wired
  • Cabling Type - Ethernet 10GBase-KR
  • Data Link Protocol - 10 GigE, 4Gb Fibre Channel, FCoE
  • Features - VLAN support, priority-based flow control, Jumbo Frames support
  • Compliant Standards - IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3ae

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature - 50 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature - 95 °F

Compatibility Information

  • Cisco UCS B200 M1 Blade Server, B200 M2 Blade Server, B230 M1 Blade Server, B230 M2 Blade Server, B250 M1 Extended Memory Blade Server, B250 M2 Extended Memory Blade Server, B440 High Performance Blade Server, B440 M1 High Performance Blade Server, B440 M2 High-Performance Blade Server
Product Condition:
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