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To put it mildly, my experience with fiber channel switches is limited. In actuality my only real experience is from a couple dozen google searches in trying to find the answer to these questions. Anyway, here's a bit of background on what's going on before I get to the questions: My company...
I have 2 backup servers each using storage on separate Storage devices (Clariions) located on separate SANs. I also have a tape robot that needs to be attached to both these backup servers. Can a single tape robot host be attached and zoned to 2 different SANs?
A SearchStorage.com reader asks: WE have a data center server, 2003 servers and two HBAs in each node. Both the cards are Emulex Fibre Channel Cards. One card is already in working condition. We have recently added the second HBA card. The driver was updated, and I am able to detect two HBAs from...