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Hello
I want to buy HP P2000 G3 MSA Array 8 GB FC interface and use it as a SAN.
My question is can I use it with windows 2008R hyper v failover capabilities or must I buy extra software  please advice
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You can use it with Windows 2008 Failover Clustering, but you will need to purchase Fibre Channel HBAs for your physical servers.
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Ok
So I don’t need to buy a HP P2000 SAN Kit or SAN starter kit
and between san controller and HBA is it single or multi mode fiber cable please advice
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multi-mode fibre
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So I don’t need to buy a HP P2000 SAN Kit or SAN starter kit is this correct
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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no need to purchase unless the components are cheaper, purchase in a kit.
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