Fibre Channel (SAN)

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Registered: ‎12-09-2014

Access Gateway Mode

Why do I need a Access Gateway Mode? What is the difference from full-fabric?


With Best regards, Dmitry

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Re: Access Gateway Mode

In short form, Access Gateway mode handled the Port as NPIV, and reduced in a Fabric the Number of Domain.


here are some details about AG



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Registered: ‎03-20-2011

Re: Access Gateway Mode

Good for smaller switches (e.g. blade chassis modules) connected to the bigger "core" switches/directors

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