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Pcie3 4-Port (10 Gb Fcoe And 1 Gbe) Copper And Rj45 Adapter (Fc En0K; Ccin 2Cc1) - IBM 74Y4064 Handbook

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v IBM Power Systems Prerequisites (https://www14.software.ibm.com/support/customercare/iprt/
home).
v IBM SSIC (System Storage Interoperation Center)(http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/support/storage/
ssic/interoperability.wss).
v The latest version of the device driver or the IBM Power RAID adapter utilities (iprutils) can be
downloaded from the IBM Service and Productivity Tools website (http://www14.software.ibm.com/
webapp/set2/sas/f/lopdiags/home.html).
v For more information on Linux support, see the Linux Alert website(www14.software.ibm.com/
webapp/set2/sas/f/lopdiags/info/LinuxAlerts.html).
PCIe3 4-port (10 Gb FCoE and 1 GbE) Copper and RJ45 Adapter (FC EN0K; CCIN
2CC1)
Learn about the specifications and operating system requirements for the feature code (FC) EN0K
adapters.
Overview
The PCIe3 4-port (10 Gb FCoE and 1 GbE) Copper and RJ45 Adapter is a PCI Express (PCIe) generation
3, regular-height adapter. The adapter has four-ports and is a Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
converged network adapter (CNA). This adapter provides a PCIe 3.0 host bus interface. The adapter is a
high-performance adapter that consolidates traffic for networking and Fibre Channel storage. The adapter
is optimized for cloud computing, virtualization, storage, and other data center applications. Both the
FCoE and network interface controller (NIC) functions are available for all the four ports. Use of the
FCoE requires that you use convergence enhanced Ethernet (CEE) switches. The link aggregation and
failover features of the adapter make it suitable for critical network applications that require redundancy
and high availability.
Important: There is no FCoE support on POWER9 systems.
The four-port adapter provides two 10 Gb FCoE Copper Twin-axial ports and two 1 Gb RJ45 Ethernet
ports. The two 10 Gb FCoE ports are connected by little connector-type (LC) connectors. Each FCoE port
provides Ethernet connectivity with a nominal data rate of 10 Gbps (gigabits per second). Each of the 1
Gb ports provides Ethernet connectivity at a data rate of 1 Gbps and is connected with Ethernet cables. A
10 Mb data rate is not supported. Figure 70 on page 158 shows the FC EN0K adapter.
Restriction: The 1 Gb Ethernet ports do not support data rates of 10 Mbps (megabits per second).
The adapter is Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) capable. The adapter can function as a boot
adapter. The adapter supports all Fibre Channel and Ethernet topologies.
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