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FCOE design

I currently have a nexus 5010 with 10gb hosts and fiber attached storage at location A. At location B, I have an additional nexus 5010 with 10gb host with a CNA that will be using fcoe to connect to storage.

I'd like for the host at location B to connect FCOE to the fiber attached storage at location A. What configuration steps do I need to take to get location A's storage visible to FCOE. As I see it, I need to enable FCOE, allow the FCOE vlan, and tie that vlan to the vsan. At this point should location A be able to see B's storage? Thanks

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FCOE design

Over here they describe a multihop FCOE solution.

However they still use dedicated links for FCOE traffic from the N5K towards the N7K's and a dedicated vPC for the normal LAN traffic. They even use a dedicated VDC for storage and normal traffic.

Therefore I am not sure if it is supported to mix the ethernettraffic with the FCOE traffic one one link.

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