Add host interface cards

You add a Host Interface Card (HIC) to EF600 controllers to increase the number of host ports in your storage array.

About this task

Attention: Possible loss of data access – Never install a HIC in an EF600 controller canister if that HIC was designed for another E-Series controller. In addition both controllers and both HICs must be identical. The presence of incompatible or mismatched HICs causes the controllers to lock down when you apply power.
This procedure applies to the following controller shelves:
  • EF600