2.4 Network View

The Network View provides a graphical representation of the networking hardware within the Oracle PCA rack. Specifically, the I/O modules and their network ports on the are shown on a diagram depicting the back panel of the Fabric Interconnect.

Figure 2.2 Network View - IO Module Ports

Screenshot showing the IO Module Ports of an Oracle Fabric Interconnect F1-15 in the Network View of the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Dashboard.

Note that the Fibre Channel (FC) ports on the PCIe Slots 3 and 12 are reserved for use to connect external FC storage to the Oracle PCA . These ports are labeled to indicate the storage clouds that are related to each FC port and can be cabled to one or more external FC switches in the manner described in Adding External Fibre Channel Storage in the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance Installation Guide.