Verifying that the FC configuration is supported

For reliable operation, you must verify that the entire FC configuration is supported.

Procedure

  1. Go to the Interoperability Matrix to verify that you have a supported combination of the following components:
    • ONTAP software
    • Host computer CPU architecture (for standard rack servers)
    • Specific processor blade model (for blade servers)
    • FC host bus adapter (HBA) model and driver, firmware, and BIOS versions
    • Storage protocol (FC)
    • ESXi operating system version
    • Guest operating system type and version
    • Virtual Storage Console (VSC) for VMware vSphere software
    • Windows Server version to run VSC
  2. Click the configuration name for the selected configuration.
    Details for that configuration are displayed in the Configuration Details window.
  3. Review the information in the following tabs:
    • Notes

      Lists important alerts and information that are specific to your configuration.

    • Policies and Guidelines

      Provides general guidelines for all SAN configurations.