Enabling jumbo frames on WAN link

Unanswered Question
Jul 2nd, 2008
User Badges:

Should I expect any impact on applications after enabling jumbo frames? I have two sites connected over a 10Gb link terminated at 6509's on each site, an SRDF deployment requirement calls for the enabling of jumbo frames across the WAN and LAN on the path between the EMC devices, has anyone experienced any issues after enabling jumbo frames? Thanks in advance.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Overall Rating: 0 (0 ratings)
Loading.
Giuseppe Larosa Wed, 07/02/2008 - 11:47
User Badges:
  • Super Silver, 17500 points or more
  • Hall of Fame,

    Founding Member

Hello,

enabling the jumbo frames makes the switch to change the organization of hardware interface buffers that will be shorter.(in number of frames that can be handled)


If you have to transport Fiber Channel over IP (TCP actually) this provides you the benefit to be able to carry fiber channel frames inside a TCP segment without fragmentation.


hope to help

Giuseppe

Actions

This Discussion