Key Features of the Emulex LPE31002-M6-D HBA
The 403-BBMB Dell Emulex LPE31002-M6-D 2 Ports 16GB Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) has the following key features:
- Connectivity: 2 ports, 16GB Fibre Channel
- Data Transfer Rate: 16 GB/s
- Bus Type: PCI-E 3.0
- Form Factor: Full Height
- Operating System Support: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2, Windows Storage Server 2012, Windows Storage Server 2008 R2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x, 5.x, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.x, 10.x, VMware vSphere 5.x, 5.1, 5.5
- Device Driver Support: Microsoft Storport, VMware PVSCSI
- Fibre Channel Features: Native FC, FCoE Support, FCP Target Mode, Fabric Support
- Management Features: Link Fault Pass-Through (LFPT), FC-AL Loop ID, Alpa Port Support, NPIV, Class of Service (CoS), Management and Configuration Tools
- Advanced Technologies: NVMe over Fibre Channel, Priority Flow Control, Quality of Service (QoS)
This adapter is designed to provide reliable and high-performance storage connectivity for Dell PowerEdge servers. It supports a wide range of operating systems and device drivers, making it a flexible solution for storage networking. The advanced technologies, such as NVMe over Fibre Channel and Priority Flow Control, ensure high-speed data transfer and improved network efficiency. The adapter is also equipped with management features, such as Link Fault Pass-Through, for easy monitoring and maintenance.
Connectivity Options and Performance
The 403-BBMB Dell Emulex LPE31002-M6-D 2 Ports 16GB Fibre Channel HBA has the following connectivity options and performance specifications:
- Dual Port 16 GB Fibre Channel
- Data Transfer Rate: 16 GB/s per port
- Maximum I/O Requests: 256,000 per port
- Maximum I/O Processors: 32 per port
This adapter supports both native Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocols, providing flexible and scalable connectivity options for storage networks. The adapter is equipped with advanced features, such as hardware offload, enhanced buffer credits, and support for high-performance storage protocols, ensuring high-speed data transfer and low latency for storage I/O operations.
In addition, the adapter is designed for use in Dell PowerEdge servers, providing a seamless and integrated solution for storage networking. The adapter is designed to be compatible with a variety of operating systems and device drivers, making it a versatile and flexible solution for storage networks.
Compatibility with Dell PowerEdge Servers
The 403-BBMB Dell Emulex LPE31002-M6-D 2 Ports 16GB Fibre Channel HBA is compatible with the following systems:
- Dell PowerEdge R740
- Dell PowerEdge R740xd
- Dell PowerEdge R640
- Dell PowerEdge R540
- Dell PowerEdge R440
- Dell PowerEdge R340
- Dell PowerEdge R240
- Dell PowerEdge T440
- Dell PowerEdge T640
It is important to note that compatibility may depend on the specific version and configuration of the system, as well as the operating system being used. Before installing the adapter, it is recommended to check the compatibility with the vendor or the Dell support website.
General Information about this Dell 403-BBMB
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 403-BBMB
- Product Type : Controller
- Product Name : Fibre Channel
Technical Information of FC Controller Card
- Interface : Host Bus Adapter
- Cable Support : 100m At 32GB On 50/125 Mm Om4 Mmf, 20m At 32gb On 50/125 Mm Om2 Mmf, 70m At 32gb On 50/125 Mm Om3 Mmf, Operating At 32GB
- Optical Data Rates : 14.025 Gb/s (1600mb/s), 8.5 Gb/s (800mb/s), 4.25 Gb/s (400 Mb/s) (auto-detected)
- Hardware Environment : Powerpc, Sparc, Intel X86, X64
- Ports : 2
- Optics : Short Wave Lasers With Lc Type Connector Fixed Optics
- Host Bus Type : PCI-E Gen3 X8
- I/o Controller : Xe501
- Operating Humidity : 5% To 95% Non-condensing
- Os Support : Additional Support Is Available From Oems And Partners, Oracle Solaris, Suse® Linux Enterprise Server, Vmware Vsphere.
- Industry Standards : Current Ansi/ietf Standards: Fc-pi-4, Fc-da, Fc-da-2, Fc-fs, Fc-gs-6, Fc-ls-2, Fc-ph-2, Fc-ph-3, Fc-pi, Fc-pi-2, Fc-pi-5, Fcp-4, Fibre Channel Class 3, Legacy Ansi/ietf Standards: Fc-ph, Pcie Base Spec 3.0, Pcie Card Electromechanical Spec 3.0, Php Hot Plug-hot Swap, Sbc-3, Spc-4, Ssc-4
- Physical Dimensions : Short, Low Profile Pcie Card, 167.64mm X 68.91mm (6.60" X 2.71")
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What is A Fiber Channel?
A fiber channel (FC) is a computer networking protocol used for transferring data between one or several computer systems at extremely high speeds. The successive technology generations of fiber channels run at data rates ranging from 1-128 (gigabit per second rates).
Fiber channels were initially developed for supercomputers. However, in recent times, they are commonly used in storage networking server environments, serving as a substitute to various serial storage technologies and small computer system interfaces (SCSI), aka "Scuzzy."
Fiber Channels are the integral components for data transmission among data centers, computer servers, switches, and storage at up to 128 Gbps.
History of Fiber Channel
Fiber channel began in 1988 to consolidate the advantages of multiple physical layer applications, including HIPPI, ESCON, and Scuzzy (SCSI). It is regulated in the T11 Technical Committee of the INCITS (International Committee for Information Technology Standards). The fiber channel effectively overcame the challenges of sustaining signal timing coherence across all the data-signal cables (50 for HIPPI and 8, 16, and 32 for scuzzy). Consequently, a receiver can conclude when all the electrical signal values are stable and sound for synchronous reception sampling.
The advantages of Fiber Channel
Storage Area Networks (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) have enjoyed increased popularity over the years. Fiber channel, on the other hand, has played a vital role in this development. While SAN employs fiber channel as the transmission protocol for storage provisioning, a NAS usually uses TCP/IP as the transmission protocol, NFS, or other file sharing applications for storage provisioning. Below are some of the advantages of the fiber channel.
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