16 external (uplink) ports with 16 pre-installed SWL optical SFP+ transceivers (8Gbps)
16 internal ports providing connectivity for up to 16 blade servers (with Fibre Channel HBAs)
Ports support auto-negotiation to link speeds of 8/4/2 Gbps
Port and system status LED indicators
Per port status LEDs: Link status
System status LEDs: System status, power
Hot-swappable, enabling expansion without server interruption
Support for up to four pass-through modules per M1000e blade chassis
8 Gbit/sec line speed with backward compatibility to 4, and 2 Gbit/sec line speed
Module is unmanaged – all management occurs via HBA firmware or exterior switches
Integrates with any external FC SAN infrastructure
8/4Gbps Fibre Channel Pass-Through Module for M1000e Blade Enclosure
The Dell™ 8/4 Gbps FC Pass-Through Module provides data centers with existing storage area network (SAN) infrastructures a direct Fibre Channel connection between the servers and the SAN. The module offers sixteen 8/4/2 Gbps Fibre Channel one-to-one, non-switched connections between the blade servers and the SAN.
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