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Support for multiple SAN fabrics

Created: 08 Mar 2013 | 1 comment
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We have just upgrqaded to BUE 2012 from BUE 2010 to find that it still cannot support twin SAN fabics (i.e. when you have 2 fabrics to the same tape heads to provide resilliance).

As per : https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/bac...

Please could you put this in the next version.  It is something we need for Enterprise support.

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...I've used 2 separate Brocade switches (HP StorageWorks SAN Switch 4/16) to which the BE media server (ProLiant DL385 G5) and tape library (HP StorageWorks MSL6060) were attached and never had an issue. All 4 drives were in use at the same time. Obviously if the SAN switch to which the robotics is connected fails, then you're dead anyway.

This isn't so much a support issue from Symantec but a hardware limitation!

Thanks!

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