HP C8R39A Fibre Channel Adapter
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C8R39A HP 16GB 2 Port PCI-E 3.0 Fibre Channel HBA With Bulk

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C8R39A 16GB 2 Port Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIE) 3.0 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) With Standard Bracket | Made by HP | New Bulk Pack
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Configuration and Management

  • Installation: The HP 16GB 2 Port PCI-E 3.0 Fibre Channel HBA (C8R39A) should be installed in an available PCI-E slot on the host system. The standard bracket should be used for installation.
  • Driver and firmware installation: The latest drivers and firmware for the HBA should be downloaded from the HP website and installed on the host system. This will ensure that the HBA is fully compatible with the host system and that it can function properly.
  • Configuration: Once the HBA is installed and the drivers are loaded, the HBA should be configured through the host system's BIOS or the operating system's device manager. The settings that need to be configured include the HBA's WWN (World Wide Name), the target and initiator IDs, and the speed and topology settings.
  • Connectivity: The HBA should be connected to the storage devices using fibre channel cables. The cables should be connected to the HBA's ports and the storage device's fibre channel ports.
  • Management: The HBA can be managed through the host system's device manager or through the HPE's Storage Management Utility (SMU). The SMU allows for monitoring and managing the HBA's performance and configuration, as well as for configuring the HBA's advanced settings.
  • SAN zones: To ensure that the HBA can communicate with the storage devices, a SAN zone should be created. This is done by configuring the HBA's WWN, the storage device's WWN and the target ID in the SAN switch.
  • LUN: To access the storage devices, the HBA must be configured with the LUN (Logical Unit Number) of the storage devices. This is done by configuring the LUN in the SAN switch or by using the SMU to configure the LUNs on the storage devices.
  • Backup and recovery: It is important to regularly backup and recover the configuration and data on the HBA to ensure that the data is not lost in case of a hardware failure.

It is important to follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer and consult the HPE's documentation for more information on configuration and management.

Installation and Setup

  • Check compatibility: Before installing the HP 16GB 2 Port PCI-E 3.0 Fibre Channel HBA, ensure that the server or host system meets the compatibility requirements and has a spare PCI-E slot.
  • Install the HBA: Carefully remove the HBA from its packaging and insert it into an available PCI-E slot on the host system. Secure the HBA in place with the provided screws.
  • Connect the Fibre Channel cables: Connect the Fibre Channel cables to the HBA's ports and then to the storage devices. Make sure that the cables are securely connected and not damaged.
  • Power on the host system: Turn on the host system and wait for it to fully boot up.
  • Install the driver and software: Insert the CD or USB drive that came with the HBA into the host system and follow the prompts to install the necessary driver and software.
  • Verify the installation: Verify that the HBA has been detected and is properly installed by checking the system's device manager or using the included management software.
  • Configure the HBA: Configure the HBA using the management software, including setting up the Fibre Channel ports, creating logical units, and configuring the host system's operating system to recognize the HBA.
  • Perform a test: Perform a test to verify the HBA is working properly. This can be done by running a diagnostic tool or by creating and accessing a logical unit.
  • Keep records: Keep records of the HBA's firmware and driver versions, configuration, and any other important information for future reference.

Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Check for firmware and driver updates: Make sure that the HBA has the latest firmware and driver updates installed. This can often resolve issues with connectivity or performance.
  • Check cable connections: Ensure that all cables are properly connected to the HBA and the storage devices. Check for any loose or damaged cables and replace them if necessary.
  • Check for error messages: Check the system logs for any error messages related to the HBA. These messages can provide valuable information about the cause of the problem.
  • Check for hardware failures: Check the HBA for any physical damage or failures. If the HBA appears to be damaged, it may need to be replaced.
  • Perform a power cycle: If the HBA is not responding, try performing a power cycle by turning off the system and unplugging the power cord for a few minutes. Then, plug the power cord back in and turn the system back on.
  • Check for compatibility issues: Make sure that the HBA is compatible with the storage devices and the host system. If there are compatibility issues, the HBA may need to be replaced.
  • Perform a firmware reset: If all other troubleshooting steps have failed, try performing a firmware reset. This will erase all settings and restore the HBA to its factory default settings.
  • RMA: If none of the above steps resolve the issue, contact HP support for an RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) and return the HBA for repair or replacement.
  • Cleaning: Regular cleaning of the HBA and its surroundings, including dust and debris, can help prevent overheating and improve airflow.
  • Monitoring: Regular monitoring of the HBA's performance and error logs can help identify potential issues before they become critical and take necessary actions.

Detail Description C8R39A HP

  • Manufacturer: HP
  • MPN: C8R39A
  • Type: Controller
  • Fibre-Type: Host Bus Adapter
  • SKU: C8R39A
  • Form Factor: Plug-in Card - Low Profile
  • Interface (Bus) Type: PCI Express 3.0 x8

Networking C8R39A

  • Ports: 16GB Fibre Channel x 2
  • Connectivity Technology: Wired
  • Cabling Type: Fiber optic
  • Data Link Protocol: 4GB Fibre Channel (SW), 8Gb Fibre Channel (SW), 16Gb Fibre Channel (SW)
  • Data Transfer Rate: 14.025 GBPS
  • Features: Auto-negotiation


  • Included Accessories: Low-Profile Bracket, Full-Height Bracket, 2 x 16GB SFP+

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Expansion Slots: 2 (total) / 0 (free) x SFP+
  • Interfaces: 2 x 16GB Fibre Channel (Short Wave) - LC multi-mode

Software / System Requirements

  • OS Required: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32/64-bits), VMware ESXi, VMware ESX, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bits)

Product Dimensions & Weight

  • Width: 5.00 inch
  • Depth: 1.25 inch
  • Height: 9.00 inch
  • Weight: 0.44 lbs

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature: 32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature: 113 °F
  • Operating Humidity Range: 15% - 80% (non-condensing)

Compatibility C8R39A HP 16GB

  • HP Integrity MC990 Base, MC990 Expansion Server
  • HP ProLiant DL Series: DL160 Gen8, DL160 Gen8 Base, DL160 Gen8 Entry, DL160 Gen8 Performance, DL360e Gen8, DL360e Gen8 Base, DL360e Gen8 Entry, DL360e Gen8 Performance, DL360e Gen8 Special Server, DL360p Gen8, DL360p Gen8 Base, DL360p Gen8 CMS, DL360p Gen8 Entry, DL360p Gen8 High Performance, DL360p Gen8 Performance, DL380e Gen8, DL380e Gen8 Base, DL380e Gen8 Entry, DL380e Gen8 High Performance, DL380e Gen8 Storage, DL380p Gen8, DL380p Gen8 Base, DL380p Gen8 Entry, DL380p Gen8 High Performance, DL380p Gen8 Performance, DL380p Gen8 Special, DL385p Gen8, DL385p Gen8 Dedicated Workload, DL385p Gen8 Entry, DL385p Gen8 Maximized Consolidation, DL385p Gen8 Storage, DL385p Gen8 Storage Centric, DL560 Gen8, DL560 Gen8 Base, DL560 Gen8 Entry, DL560 Gen8 Performance
  • HP ProLiant ML Series: ML350p Gen8, ML350p Gen8 Base, ML350p Gen8 Entry, ML350p Gen8 Performance, ML350p Gen8 Special Server
  • HP ProLiant SL Series: SL230s Gen8 1U Left Half Width Tray, SL230s Gen8 1U Right Half Width Tray, SL230s Gen8 Base 1U Left Tray Server, SL230s Gen8 Base 1U Right Tray Server
  • HP ProLiant SL Series: XL230a Gen9 Compute Tray, XL230a Gen9 Compute Tray (12G), XL230a Gen9 Compute Tray (6G)
  • HP StoreEasy 3850 Gateway Single Node
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