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Posted on 2006-11-04
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We have 15 W2000 servers that are in 3 racks close to each other and disk array tower whic is also close to the 15 servers. we have 3 other servers that are 3 floors above from where 15 servers are located.

I would like to know how to connect these servers to form a SAN environment.

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I believe we need to use fiber channel as the connectivity medium for your requirement. SCSI cannot be used for your requirement as you need to connect 3 servers away from data center. You need to use fibre switches to connect the different servers to the SAN box

http://www.fibrechannel.org/technology/overview.html
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do you have any link to SAN storage management Console, it doesn't matter which manufacturer. I would like just to know after you set up the hardware and connectivity how do we configure the SAN.

I will increase the question to 400 pts

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