Can the Apple Dual-Channel 4Gb Fibre Channel card be used to directly connect to raid array without a fibre switch and use xsan.

  • Asked by Hector M from Galt
  • Sep 16, 2010
Apple Dual-Channel 4Gb Fibre Channel PCI Express Card

Apple Dual-Channel 4Gb Fibre Channel PCI Express Card

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2 Answers from the Community

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    Yes it can , and raid array will appear as main storage system not attached storage .

    • Answered by Mohamed A
    • Jul 9, 2011
  • Yes, if your raid enclosure have a controller with FC. You do not need Xsan for DAS. Better install OS X Server File Share Service and use RAID as a NAS over ethernet.

    • Answered by Vjekoslav S from Virginia Beach
    • Sep 22, 2010