Xserve RAID: Third-party qualification information

By following the links provided below, you can learn more about third-party hardware and software products that have been tested by vendors for use with Xserve RAID.

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Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBA)
Operating Systems
2 GB Fibre Channel Switches
Volume Management Solutions
Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBA)

Apple Fibre Channel HBA

Mac OS X/Mac OS X Server 10.2.8, 10.3.2 Apple Fibre Channel HBA


ATTO Technologies, Inc.

Xserve

Mac OS X Server 10.2.8, 10.3

ATTO Express PCI FC 3300
(Firmware 2.20)



Operating Systems

Microsoft
Server configuration: 800 MHz and up with memory configurations ranging from 256MB to 4.5 GB

Windows 2000 Server

QLogic QLogic 5200
Windows 2000 Advanced Server QLogic QLogic 5200
Windows 2000 Professional QLogic QLogic 5200
Windows 2003 Server QLogic QLogic 5200


Novell NetWare

NetWare 6.5 Apple Xserve RAID; 501. GB;

Firmware 1.3/1.20a; FibreChannel
Compaq ProLiant DL360 Pentium(r) III 933 MHz; Mobile Intel Pentium III-M 933 MHz ; BIOS Compaq 12/31/99; PCI-ISA; Memory 1024 MB LSI Logic LSI_FC929X; PCI; BIOS 2.00.03; Channels 2;

FibreChannel; Version 2.0, 2.1
Primary Driver File(s)

LSIMPTNW.HAM
(213987 bytes 12-Sep-2003 02:41 pm v3.04w)

SCSIHD.CDM
(28306 bytes 09-Dec-2003 06:39 pm v3.02c)

Driver Support File(s)

LSIMPTNW.DDI
(34938 bytes 12-Sep-2003 02:41 pm v3.04w)

SCSIHD.DDI
(29164 bytes 22-Oct-2003 02:52 pm v3.00)

NetWare 6 Apple Xserve RAID; 501. GB;

Firmware 1.3/1.20a; FibreChannel
Compaq ProLiant DL360 Pentium(r) III 933 MHz; Mobile Intel Pentium III-M 933 MHz ; BIOS Compaq 12/31/99; PCI-ISA; Memory 1024 MB LSI Logic LSI_FC929X; PCI; BIOS 2.00.03; Channels 2;

FibreChannel; Version 2.0, 2.1
NetWare 5.1 Apple Xserve RAID; 501. GB;

Firmware 1.3/1.20a; FibreChannel
Dell PowerEdge 6350; PIII 550; BIOS 1.10 A12; 7 PCI; Memory 1024 MB

HP Proliant DL380 Xeon(r) 2.8GHz; BIOS - P29 07/25/2003; PCI-ISA 8661-11Y; Memory 2048 MB

IBM Netfinity 5500; PII 400 MHz; M10); BIOS Phoenix ROM BIOS PL PLUS Version 1.10 A12 03/02/00; PCI-ISA; Memory 1024MB

LSI Logic LSI_FC929X; PCI; BIOS 2.00.03; Channels 2;

FibreChannel; Version 2.0, 2.1

NetWare 5.0 Apple Xserve RAID; 501. GB; Firmware 1.3/1.20a; FibreChannel Compaq ProLiant DL360 Pentium(r) III 933 MHz; Mobile Intel Pentium III-M 933 MHz ; BIOS Compaq 12/31/99; PCI-ISA; Memory 1024 MB LSI Logic LSI_FC929X; PCI; BIOS 2.00.03; Channels 2;

FibreChannel; Version 2.0, 2.1


Red Hat Linux

IBM x205 RHEL 2.1
IBM x205 RHEL 3


Yellow Dog Linux

Xserve Yellow Dog Linux 3.0 and 3.0.1


Novell SUSE

HP SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9


2 GB Fibre Channel Switches

QLogic

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
(Service Pack: SP3 or above)

QLA2340
QLA2342
QLA2344

SANbox2-8
SANbox2-16 SANbox2-64
SANbox 5200

Microsoft Windows 2003 Server QLA2340
QLA2342
QLA2344
SANbox2-8
SANbox2-16 SANbox2-64
SANbox 5200
Linux QLA2340
QLA2342
QLA2344
SANbox2-8
SANbox2-16 SANbox2-64
SANbox 5200
Solaris QLA2340
QLA2342
QLA2344
SANbox2-8
SANbox2-16 SANbox2-64 S
SANbox 5200

QLogic SANblade HBAs

QLA2310
QLA234x

8.2.3.11 or above 1.33 or above

QLogic SANbox Switches

SANbox 5000 series

4.0.6.02 4.00.10.00


Brocade

2.6.1
3.1.0
4.1.0

Silkworm 3200
Silkworm 3800
Silkworm 3900
Silkworm 12000


Emulex (Vixel)

Xserve

Mac OS X 10.3.2 LSI44929 Fibre Channel Utility V1.0 375 (Firmware Build 48)


Cisco

Xserve

Mac OS X 10.3.2 Apple Fibre Channel HBH 9509
9216

 

Microsoft Windows 2000 QLA 2310  

 

 

Volume Management Solutions

VERITAS

Sun Netra 1125t

Solaris 8

Emulex LP 9202

Vixel 315

HBA

Emulex L9002S

5.01e

1.31a5

Switch

Vixel 315

0315A00000B00A7001

Application

VERITAS Foundation Suite VERITAS

3.5/Patch: 112392-04

Operating System

Sun Solaris 8

108528-23/OBP: 3.17

 

 


For contact information about each of the vendors mentioned, look here.

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Published Date: Feb 20, 2012