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Occasional Contributor
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎03-10-2010

What is " 8 Gig FC license" stand for ?

as title. some of 8 gig switch have it, some didn't.

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Posts: 13
Registered: ‎06-14-2004

Re: What is " 8 Gig FC license" stand for ?

This licence feature allows an 8Gbit/sec capable san switch like a 5300 to operate any compatible installed 8Gbit/sec SFPs at the full 8Gbit/sec.

Otherwise all the ports in the switch are all limited to operational speeds below 4Gbit/sec even when an 8Gbit/sec SFP is installed.

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Posts: 425
Registered: ‎03-03-2010

Re: What is " 8 Gig FC license" stand for ?

it is for all 8Gbps product

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