Why FDMI is compulsory (or should be!!)

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FDMI stands for Fabric Device Management Interface and is such an enormously cool feature and unfortunately one of the least used. From an operational management perspective FDMI provides a wealth of information to the fabric regarding the attached devices. The thing that flabbergasted me is that almost no device (HBA/Array) has this turned on of even has the functionality embedded.

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About Erwin van Londen

Master Technical Analyst at Hitachi Data Systems
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