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Sun Dual 10 GbE PCIe 2.0 Fibre Channel Over Ethernet Software

User's Guide

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Document Information

Using This Documentation

Product Notes

Related Documentation


Support and Accessibility

Understanding the FCoE Software

Installation Overview (Linux)

Installation Overview (Windows)


System Requirements

OS Patches and Updates

Managing the Driver

Enabling the FCoE Software (Linux)

Enable FCoE During the Linux Installation

Enable FCoE After a Linux Installation

Set Up the Network Interfaces

Resolve SAN-Boot Errors (RHEL6.0/OL6.0)

Remove the FCoE Software Package (Linux)

Installing the FCoE Software (Windows)

Upgrade Guidelines for Software Release 15.4 (Windows)

Validation and Storage Certification

Hotfixes (Windows)

Download and Install the Driver (Windows)

Remove the Driver (Windows)

Verify the Functionality of the Network Interface

Booting Over a Network

Boot Over a 10GbE Network (Linux)

Set Up the FCoE Boot Option ROM (Windows)

Configuring the Switch

Configure the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch

Configure the Brocade 8000 Series Switch

Configuring Driver Parameters (Linux)

Set Driver Parameters (Linux)

Driver Parameter Settings (Linux)

Configure Jumbo Frames (Linux)


Configure the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch

For the Cisco Nexus switch, you first create a virtual interface to bind the Ethernet port to the FC forwarder (FCF).

The following instructions use port 1/3 as the example port.

  1. Before you configure the switch, download and install the latest switch firmware from:

  2. Enable the trunk mode for an Ethernet port.
    # configure
    # interface ethernet 1/3
    # switchport mode trunk
    # spanning-tree port type edge trunk
    # exit
  3. Create a VFC.
    # configure
    # interface vfc 3
    # bind interface ethernet 1/3
    # no shutdown
    # exit

    Note - For more configuration information, go to the Cisco Nexus 5000 series switches documentation at: