Dell 403-BBMV 16GBPS Host Bus Adapter
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Dell 403-BBMV 16GBPS Dual-ports PCI-Express 3.0 X8 Fibre New

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403-BBMV 16 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Dual-ports Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCI-E) 3.0 X8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter | Made by Dell | Brand New
Product Condition:
New Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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Performance Monitoring

Performance monitoring for the Dell 403-BBMV 16GBPS Dual-ports PCI-Express 3.0 X8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter includes the following metrics:

  • Input/Output (I/O) Operations: Monitors the number of I/O operations performed by the adapter, including read and write operations.
  • Data Transfer Rate: Monitors the data transfer rate of the adapter, both for incoming and outgoing data.
  • CPU Utilization: Monitors the percentage of CPU utilization used by the adapter. This is an important metric as high CPU utilization can cause performance degradation.
  • Latency: Monitors the time taken for a data transfer operation to complete, including both the time taken to initiate the transfer and the time taken to complete the transfer.
  • Queue Depths: Monitors the number of I/O operations waiting to be processed by the adapter. High queue depths can indicate that the adapter is unable to process incoming data at the required speed.
  • Error Correction: Monitors the number of errors detected by the adapter's error correction mechanism and reports them for diagnostic purposes.
  • Link State: Monitors the link state of both ports, including the link speed, duplex mode, and link status. This is important to ensure that the adapter is operating at optimal performance levels.

These performance metrics are crucial to ensure that the Dell 403-BBMV 16GBPS Dual-ports PCI-Express 3.0 X8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter is functioning optimally and that any potential issues are detected and addressed in a timely manner.

Management Interfaces

The Dell 403-BBMV 16GBPS Dual-ports PCI-Express 3.0 X8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter has the following management interfaces:

  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP): The adapter supports SNMP v1, v2c, and v3 for remote management and monitoring of the adapter.
  • Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S): The adapter supports the SMI-S interface for interoperability with SMI-S compliant storage management applications.
  • Command Line Interface (CLI): The adapter supports a CLI for local management and monitoring.
  • Management Software: The adapter is compatible with Dell OpenManage software, which provides a comprehensive management solution for Dell servers and storage systems.
  • Web-based GUI: The adapter supports a web-based graphical user interface for local and remote management and monitoring.
  • Automated Driver Installation: The adapter supports automated driver installation for Windows, Linux, and VMware operating systems, making installation quick and easy.
  • Event Logging: The adapter supports event logging for diagnostic purposes.
  • Alarm Notification: The adapter supports alarm notification through email, SNMP traps, and SMI-S interfaces.

Connectivity and Compatibility


  • Dual-port connectivity: The Dell 403-BBMV 16GBPS Dual-ports PCI-Express 3.0 X8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter provides dual-port connectivity for redundancy and increased performance.
  • 16 Gbps Fibre Channel: The adapter supports 16 Gbps Fibre Channel over PCI-Express 3.0 X8 for fast and reliable data transfer.
  • Short-Wave (SW) and Long-Wave (LW) SFP+ Transceivers: The adapter supports both short-wave and long-wave SFP+ transceivers for flexibility and compatibility with different Fibre Channel environments.


  • Operating Systems: The Dell 403-BBMV adapter is compatible with Windows, Linux, VMware and AIX operating systems.
  • PCI Express 3.0: The adapter is compliant with PCI Express 3.0 X8, ensuring compatibility with most modern server systems.
  • Management Interfaces: The adapter supports SNMP and SMI-S management interfaces, allowing for easy integration into existing management frameworks.
  • Storage Area Networks (SANs): The adapter is compatible with SANs and supports Logical Unit Number (LUN) monitoring, providing information about the utilization of LUNs.
  • Compatibility with Dell Servers: The Dell 403-BBMV adapter is compatible with Dell PowerEdge servers, providing a seamless and integrated solution for Fibre Channel connectivity.

General Information about this Dell 403-BBMV

  • Manufacture: Dell
  • Model Number or SKU# 403-BBMV
  • Capacity: PCI Express
  • Type: Controller

Technical Specifications

  • Device Type: Host Bus Adapter
  • Form Factor: Plug-in Card
  • Interface (bus) Type: PCI Express 3.0 X8
  • PCI Specification Revision: PCIE 3.1
  • Ports: 16GB FIBRE Channel X 1
  • Connectivity Technology: Wired
  • Data Link Protocol:16gb Fibre Channel
  • Fibre Channel: fc-gs-2, Fc-gs-3, Fc-tape, Fcp-2, Fc-pi-5, Scsi-fcp
  • Data Transfer Rate:16 GBPS
  • Max Transfer Distance:1312 Ft
  • CAPACITY: CONCURRENT Logins: 2048 ¦ Active Exchanges: 2048
  • Remote Management PROTOCOL: SMI-S, CLI
  • Features: Quality Of Service (qos), Uefi Support, Bios Support, Transparent (n_port Id Virtualization - Npiv) Mode Support, Extended Message-signaled Interrupts (msi-x)
  • Compliant Standards: en 61000-3-2, En55022, En 61000-3-3, En55024, Cb, Ices-003 Class A, Csa C22.2, Ul 60950-1, Iec 60950-1, En 60950-1, Bsmi Cns 13438, Kc, As/nzs, Vcci Class A, Rra Class A, Fcc Cfr47 Part 15 A
Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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