New FCoE Cookbook for Virtual Connect released

HP released recently the latest version of Virtual Connect firmware 4.45.

Find here the release notes of this version 4.45.

For this new firmware release, also a new Cookbook is released. Download here the latest release of the Virtual Connect FCoE Cookbook.

These are the updates of this updated cookbook: 

  • Changed recommended vfc binding method for all Cisco scenarios
  • Added the minimum firmware version required to support FCoE on 40Gb uplink ports
  • Added the VC FlexFabric-20/40 F8 Module’s 40Gb uplink ports to the support list
  • Added support for Nexus 6000 Series
  • Added information on Port Chanel limitation with Nexus 6000 Series
  • Added information on HP OneView
  • Added information on FCoE Multi-Hop connectivity support with HP 5900
  • Added note on Uplink Ports in SUS showing Linked-Standby if no server profile is using the network
  • Updated some URLs with

All the other information (including the great Virtual Connect for Dummies) can be found on the Virtual Connect pages at

Happy reading and updating!

Author: Bart Heungens

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