MDS FC Port mode for UCS connectivity

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May 22nd, 2012

Hi,

A little question on admin mode of the MDS switch port which is connected to a UCS Fabric Interconnect.

The switch is a MDS 9509 running SAN OS v3.3, we have enabled NPIV on the MDS switch. Currently the port's admin mode is 'auto' and its operational mode is 'F'.

Therefore is it safe to change the admin mode to 'F' or is it better to keep 'auto' as it is.

Cheers,

Kisanka

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Correct Answer by Jeremy Waldrop about 3 years 3 months ago

You can leave it set to auto, F mode is the correct operational mode for UCS FIs.

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Jeremy Waldrop Tue, 05/22/2012 - 03:37

You can leave it set to auto, F mode is the correct operational mode for UCS FIs.

Kisanka Rathnayake Tue, 05/22/2012 - 03:48

Thanks Jeramy. Since the final operational mode is F, is it safe to administratively set the mode to 'F'

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