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fibre channel

Hi all, what is fibre channel, is it layer 2 encapsulation? and do you need special switches for it ?

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Re: fibre channel

It's a storage technology. The layer FC-2 framing is not the same as ethernet.

You will need a MDS9000 switch.

You can find more info here

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fibre_Channel_network_protocols

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