Dell 406-BBIO Controller Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter
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406-BBIO Dell 16GBPS Dual Port PCI-E 3.0 Fiber Channel HBA Bulk

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406-BBIO 16 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Dual Port Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCI-E) 3.0 Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) with Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) And Both Brackets | Made by Dell | New Bulk Pack
Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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Troubleshooting and Maintenance

Here are some common troubleshooting steps and maintenance guidelines for the Dell 406-BBIO 16GBPS Dual Port PCI-E 3.0 Fiber Channel HBA with SFP and Both Brackets:


  • Verify that the HBA is properly installed and connected to the storage device.
  • Check the HBA status in the system BIOS and in the operating system device manager.
  • Verify that the appropriate drivers are installed and up-to-date.
  • Check the system logs and event viewer for any error messages related to the HBA.
  • Try reinitializing or resetting the HBA.
  • If necessary, check the HBA firmware version and upgrade if necessary.


  • Keep the HBA drivers and firmware up-to-date.
  • Regularly monitor the performance and status of the HBA.
  • Follow the recommended procedures for shutting down the system and disconnecting the HBA before performing maintenance or upgrading the system.
  • Keep the HBA and surrounding area clean and free of dust and debris.

Maximizing Performance with Dell HBA

To maximize performance with the Dell 406-BBIO 16GBPS Dual Port PCI-E 3.0 Fiber Channel HBA with SFP and Both Brackets, you can follow these best practices:

  • Proper Host Configuration: Make sure that your host system meets the recommended specifications for the HBA and has enough available resources such as CPU, memory, and storage.
  • Use a High-Performance Storage Array: Connect the HBA to a high-performance storage array that can handle the bandwidth and I/O requirements of your application.
  • Update Firmware and Drivers: Keep the HBA firmware and drivers up-to-date to ensure compatibility with the latest operating systems and hardware.
  • Configure Multipathing: Configure multipathing to ensure that your data is protected in the event of a failure. Multipathing provides multiple paths to the storage, so that if one path fails, another path can be used to access the data.
  • Use Jumbo Frames: Enable jumbo frames on your HBA and storage array to increase the size of data packets and reduce overhead.
  • Monitor Performance: Monitor the performance of your HBA and storage array to identify any potential bottlenecks and take corrective action.
  • Fine-Tune Settings: Fine-tune the HBA settings, such as queue depth, to optimize performance for your specific use case.

Included Components and Accessories

The Dell 406-BBIO 16GBPS Dual Port PCI-E 3.0 Fiber Channel HBA with SFP and Both Brackets typically includes the following components and accessories:

  • Dell 406-BBIO 16GBPS Dual Port PCI-E 3.0 Fiber Channel HBA
  • 2x SFP transceiver modules (fiber optic cables not included)
  • Standard height bracket
  • Low profile bracket
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Documentation CD

General Information

  • Brand Name : Dell
  • MPN : 406-BBIO
  • Sub-Type : Fiber Channel
  • Type : Controller

Technical Specifications

Here are some of the key technical specifications for the Dell 406-BBIO 16GBPS Dual Port PCI-E 3.0 Fiber Channel HBA with SFP and Both Brackets:

  • Host Interface: PCI-Express 3.0 x8
  • Data Transfer Rate: 16 Gbps
  • Ports: 2
  • Optical Wave Length: 850 nm
  • SFP Connector: LC
  • Power Consumption: 11.9W max
  • Operating Temperature: 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F)
  • Operating Humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
  • Form Factor: Low-Profile and Full-Height Brackets included
  • Operating Systems Supported: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and later, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.5 and later, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 and later, VMware vSphere 5.5 and later, Oracle Solaris 11 and later.
Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
30 Days

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