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Vmkernel for Fiberchannel

Vmkernel for Fiberchannel

when creating Storage Vmkernel for Fiberchannel , what do we select as option on the screenshot below:
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I alos would like to know if we can configure Multipathing for Fiberchannel the same way we do it for iSCSI

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None, because it does not use TCP/IP. VMKernel only for NFS and iSCSI.

Multipath for Fibre Channel is created in your design an fabric (e.g. your switches), but you still need to have two FC HBAs.
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you mean  ESX Host needs to have 2 FC HBAs connected to FC Switch
in Vmware configuration side , you just create  1 VM kernel and you associate it with both vmnics (which are FC HBAs) ?
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Depending on your SAN and HBAs you may not need switches, direct attach is supported on most if you have enough host ports available.
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Thank you