Charles N Wyble
charles-lists at knownelement.com
Sat Aug 31 17:13:20 UTC 2013
On hp proliant gen8 servers with management and ilo on same port, with the server off the ports show up as 100mbps.
Jimmy Hess <mysidia at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 6:42 AM, Jamie Bowden <jamie at photon.com> wrote:
>> > From: Saku Ytti [mailto:saku at ytti.fi]
>> Considering that Dell and HP at least are shipping brand new hardware
>> IPMI/BMC/iLO/whatever management ports that can only speak 100mbit
>> every other Ethernet interface in the box at least gigabit, having a
>> way to talk to that port without having to keep separate switching
>> around would be nice. I'm not holding my breath, but you know, along
>> a pony, this would be nice.
>Eh? That may have been the case a few years ago, but HP ILO4 and
>iDRAC7 specifically list 10/100/1000 even when using in dedicated
>And even in prior versions, you could have the port linking up at
>by operating the management in Shared port mode (Sharing the
>with the server's Eth0).
>I expect over time: support for linking up at 10/100 will get rarer
>much more expensive.
>The niche status a 10/100 media converter as an SFP would have if
> is likely to mean it would retail at $2000+ per port device.
>It probably just makes more sense to go find an old obsolete top of
>switch, like a Cat3750 to get the small fraction of legacy copper
>required for out of band network and server management, which: by the
>way, should be part of a separate switching infrastructure anyways,
>increase the chance it stays operational and useful for
>the event the production network experiences outage or has other issues
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