Go to main content
Oracle® ZFS Storage Appliance Analytics Guide, Release OS8.7.0

Exit Print View

Updated: March 2017

Protocol: Fibre Channel Bytes

This statistic shows Fibre Channel bytes/sec requested by initiators to the appliance.


See Protocol: iSCSI Bytes for an example of a similar statistic with similar breakdowns.

When to Check Fibre Channel Bytes

Fibre Channel bytes/sec can be used as an indication of FC load, in terms of throughput. For a deeper analysis of FC activity, see Protocol: Fibre Channel Operations.

Fibre Channel Bytes Breakdowns

Table 37  Breakdowns of Fibre Channel Bytes
Fibre Channel client initiator
Local SCSI target
The project for this FC request.
The LUN for this FC request.

See Configuring Storage Area Network (SAN) in Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Administration Guide, Release OS8.7.0 for terminology definitions.

Further Analysis

See Protocol: Fibre Channel Operations for numerous other breakdowns on FC operations; also see Cache: ARC Accesses to learn how well an FC read workload is returning from cache, and Disk: I/O Operations for the back-end disk I/O caused.