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Ethernet Fabric (VDX, CNA)

Posts: 63
Registered: ‎10-16-2010

ETS and FCoE

I have heard some folks argue that ETS (Enhanced Transmission Selection) is NOT required to make FCoE work. I'm thinking specdifically of the case in which a CNA is connected to a DCB-capable Ethernet switch that is doing FIP Snooping, which is then uplinked to, say, a Cisco Nexus. The argument goes that the DCB-capable switch does NOT require ETS support to make this design work and be stable.



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