Definition

Hyper-V Virtual Fibre Channel

Contributor(s): Kim Hefner

Virtual Fibre Channel is a feature in Microsoft Hyper-V 3.0 that lets virtual machines (VMs) connect directly to Fibre Channel (FC)-based storage by using a standard World Wide Name (WWN) associated with a VM.

Prerequisites for implementing the Virtual Fibre Channel feature include:

Another limitation is that regardless of the number of virtual SANs defined on a host server, each virtual server can only accommodate a maximum of four Virtual Fibre Channel adapters.

This was last updated in September 2014

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