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What is unified ports Cisco?

What is unified ports Cisco?

Unified ports are ports on the 6200 series fabric interconnect that can be configured to carry either Ethernet or Fibre Channel traffic. These ports are not reserved. They cannot be used by a Cisco UCS domain until you configure them.

How do I set up fabric interconnect?

Copy the web link from the prompt into a supported web browser and go to the Cisco UCS Manager GUI launch page. On the Cisco UCS Manager GUI launch page, select Express Setup. On the Express Setup page, select Initial Setup and click Submit. In the Cluster and Fabric Setup Area, select the Standalone Mode option.

Why do I need a fabric interconnect?

The UCS fabric interconnect is a core part of Cisco’s Unified Computing System, which is designed to improve scalability and reduce the total cost of ownership of data centers by integrating all components into a single platform, which acts as a single unit.

What is Cisco UCS used for?

The goal of a UCS product line is to simplify the number of devices that need to be connected, configured, cooled and secured and provide administrators with the ability to manage everything through a single graphical interface. The term unified computing system is often associated with Cisco.

What is port channel in UCS?

An uplink Ethernet port channel allows you to group several physical uplink Ethernet ports (link aggregation) to create one logical Ethernet link to provide fault-tolerance and high-speed connectivity. In Cisco UCS Manager, you create a port channel first and then add uplink Ethernet ports to the port channel.

What is Unified Port in Nexus?

–> Unified ports are the type of ports in nexus switches that allow you to configure ports as Ethernet, native Fibre Channel or Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) ports.

What is the default FC mode?

When an FC switch operates in FCF mode, FC interfaces support E, F, and auto modes. The default is auto mode.

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