enabling flow control

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Feb 25th, 2009

Does anyone know if enabling flow control would impact network performance during production? I need to configure it on our SAN and it is almost impossible to take it down for maintenance due to the amount of servers running through our 3750 stack.

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John Blakley Wed, 02/25/2009 - 14:20

I've enabled flow control on a port during production, and it didn't bring the port down or anything.

But I enabled it on a port for a normal Windows server, and not a SAN.

HTH,

John

cowetacoit Wed, 02/25/2009 - 14:41

Well i have two Equallogic iSCSI sans, a bladecenter and several physical servers on a stack of 3750s. I'll give it a shot. There is a lot of data flowing through the stack of 3750s though.

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