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Fc Cards & Gbic - Compatibility

Hi

Can we use a 16 gb gbic with an 8 gb FC card?

Regards.

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VIP Red

In principle, it should

In principle, it should work; don't understand however, why you would like to spend the money going with 16G sfp's, unless you plan to migrate ?

DS-SFP-FC16G-SW

Cisco MDS 9000 Family 4/8/16-Gbps Fibre Channel-Shortwave, SFP+, LC, Spare (Supported only on FC ports)

DS-SFP-FC16G-LW

Cisco MDS 9000 Family 4/8/16-Gbps Fibre Channel-Longwave, SFP+, LC (10-km reach), Spare (Supported only on FC ports)

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