Will Fibre Channel directly plug from server to tape library?

Was wondering if a HBA fibre channel card in a server will directly plug into a tape library fibre channel port?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833709010   HBA Card

Tandberg 224 Series Tape Library
Nathan KaufmanAsked:
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Duncan MeyersConnect With a Mentor Commented:
If the tape drive in the Tandberg tape library have FC connectivity, then yes. This document (http://www.tandbergdata.com/default/assets/File/PDFs/fi--replace_a_tape_drive_in_magnum_224-storagelibrary_t24-or_storageloader_2u.pdf) shows a full height FC drive with a single FC connection, so no problem.
There are different part numbers for the various interface types.  It just says that Fibre channel interface is an option.  My guess is that this is an add-on you have to purchase that is going to be quite expensive.

Save yourself maybe $2000 and get a SCSI adapter and use the SCSI interface if this is a direct single-host connection.
andyalderConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Both the card and library seem to support arbitrated loop so should be OK, may have to hard set them to FCAL just to be safe.
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