Managing SAN Devices and Multipathing in Oracle® Solaris 11.2

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Updated: December 2014

Limitations of FCoE

The Solaris FCoE initiator is a software implementation that is designed to work with normal Ethernet controllers. However, you must comply with the following limitations of Solaris FCoE implementations:

  • FCoE ports cannot be used for booting.

  • FCoE ports cannot be configured in Oracle VM Server for SPARC or Oracle VM Server 3.0 for x86 guest operating systems.

  • FCoE is supported in fabric and point-to-point topologies.

FCoE is not supported on all hardware. FCoE works with Ethernet controllers that support 802.3x PAUSE and jumbo frames and have a GLDv3 driver.